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Turkish and Foreign nationals who own property/land in Turkey are legally required to pay tax.

Firstly you need to register your land or property with your local council office (Belediysi).

The following documents are required

title deed copy

passport copy

Turkish tax number

habitation certificate - What is that?

The amount of property tax paid is designate according to the size (square metres) of the property or land.

You need to visit your local Beledisei to find out when your payments are due, (not all councils have the same payment due dates) you can pay annually or twice a year.
Payments are accepted in cash and are payable at the Council Offices and some councils allow you to pay online.
If you make a late payment you will incur a small fine. If you are unsure of when you need to pay, contact your local council office, they will inform you of any outstanding bills or when you are due payment.
You need to take a form of id and your Tapu to pay your land tax.
If you sell your property you need to get a document from the council confirming you have paid any outstanding taxes before the sale can be completed.

Can a person pay the land tax on my behalf?
Yes, if they have are supplied with your documents, you can appoint a property management company to pay all your bills on your behalf.


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