Minister Şimşek’s tax statement for motorcycle couriers


Lerato Khumalo

Minister Şimşek received a response to the news that a tax would be imposed on motorcycle couriers, which has been talked about for a while. Minister Şimşek said, “We are making an exemption for motor couriers.”

Minister Şimşek’s statement is as follows;

“There is no new tax on motor courier income and waiters’ tips, we are bringing an exemption. We are making it easier to tax tip income through motor courier activities.

“With the regulation, commercial earnings arising from motor courier activities will be taxed in a simple manner, tip income will not be associated with normal wage income and will be shown separately from the service fee and will not be subject to VAT.”