Exemption From VAT- Since the sale of goods and services from Turkey to the free trade zone is considered as exports, such goods and services are exempt from Value Added Taxes.
Free Transfer Of Earnings- Earnings and revenues generated in the free trade zone can be transferred to any country, including Turkey, freely without any prior permission and such transfers are not subject to any kind of taxes or fees.
Custom Duties Exemption- Since the free trade zones are considered outside the customs border, goods entering the free trade zone are exempt from duties.
Exemption From RUSF- 6% Resource Utilization Support Fund, which is applicable to imports with acceptance credit is not paid at free trade zones.
Prohibition Of Strikes and Lockouts- Strikes and Lockouts are prohibited for a period of ten years from the beginning date of operations of each zone.
Minimum Bureaucracy- Bureaucracy is at the minimum level during application and operation phase at free trade zones.
Other Exemptions- Transactions are exempt from all kinds of fees, taxes and funds including banks’ transaction taxes.