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Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Turkey. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Turkey typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Turkey in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employer costs include a Social Security Premium and an Unemployment Premium. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 15% - 35%.
The typical work week in Turkey consists of a maximum of 45 hours per week. This can be proportionately distributed over a workweek with a limit of 11 hours per day. Employee's consent is required for overtime work in Turkey. Overtime laws in Turkey are complex and can depend on specific circumstances and the employee.
Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.
Sick leave is partly covered by the local social security authorities and is usually topped by the employer.
Maternity: Turkey has strong maternity leave regulations, which include 16 weeks of fully paid leave and 6 months of unpaid leave.
Paternity: Paternity leave in Turkey includes 5 days of fully paid leave.
Employees are entitled to paid holiday after 1 year of continuous service for their employer. The paid holiday increases with seniority and ranges between 14 to 26 days.
1 months’ gross salary is required by law and will be paid to the employee on termination.
Upper limit is applied for 1 months’ gross salary in severance payments.
Fixed period employment contract: terminates automatically with the expiration of the period or with a just cause under the Labor Law or based on mutual consent. Fixed period contract does not require a valid cause for dismissal Employer is still obligated to avoid abusive or discriminating dismissal.
Indefinite period employment contract: termination for valid or just cause or based on mutual consent. If the company has 30 or more employees and the employee has minimum 6 months of continuous service, the termination must be with valid cause.
For companies with less than 30 employees, no requirement of valid cause for termination. Employee may be terminated for any reason with notice and severance pay. Valid cause: Requires notice and severance payments
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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Turkey are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
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