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YellAli updates tailored to members locations

27th January 2015 Since our launch YellAli has provided regular updates to all members irrespective of where they reside.Going forward our aim is to begin to provide targeted updates, relevant to your area.In order to make this possible we have changed our membership sign up process. New members will be able to...
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Update on Residence Permit processes

22nd January 2015 An announcement by the British Consulate. UKinTurkeyUpdate on Residence Permit processesConsular staff from the British Embassy met Deputy Director of the Foreigners Department at the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) on 20 January 2015 for updates on changes to the residence...
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YellAli becomes an affiliate of Priority Pass

21st January 2015 We are pleased to announce YellAli is now an official affiliate of Priority Pass. Priority Pass is the worlds largest independent airport lounge program with over 700 international lounges worldwide and they have great coverage and lounges in most airports in Turkey as well....
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Kids Fly Tax Free

18th January 2015 From 1st May 2015 new tax legislation comes into play relating to airfares. Currently the UK charges some of the highest taxes on travel. From the 1st May 2015 air passenger duty (ADP) will not apply to children aged over 2 and under 12 years old for flights departing from a UK...
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Turkish Prime Minister joins the march across France

14th January 2015 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu travelled to Paris on Sunday to take part in the support rally of France following the massacre at satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, along with other world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime...
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Tax Hikes Turkey 2015

6th January 2015 The Turkish Government announced new tax increases on the 1st of January 2015.The tax increases were announced in the Official Gazette of TurkeyThe government has increased the amount of Special Consumption Tax imposed on tobacco and alcohol and has increased the amount of fees, stamp taxes and...
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Strength of the Turkish economy – Update for month of November 2014

5th January 2015 The Turkish Statistical Institute provides an update on a monthly basis on the Turkish economy, outlined below is a selection of indicators that are of interest to foreign residents and investors in Turkey. December 2014 figures will be out at the end of January 2015.Did you know in November...
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