In the statement made on the Ministry’s Twitter account, it was stated that the earthquakes that took place one after the other on February 6 and affected 10 provinces intensely affected each member of the nation deeply. The statement stated that the state, with all its units and means, continues to make all necessary interventions and heal the wounds of the citizens in Adana, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye and Şanlıurfa.
“In order to heal the wounds of the earthquake and to meet the shelter, nutrition and other needs of our citizens who were damaged by the earthquake, we are in constant communication with the relevant public institutions and organizations, and urgent cash demands are met by our Ministry without delay. In addition, a state of force majeure has been declared for our taxpayers located in the earthquake zone until 31 July 2023. As of the earthquake date, the tax liabilities of the taxpayers in these provinces between 6 February 2023 and 31 July 2023 have been postponed. During force majeure, the deadlines for submitting tax returns and notifications have been extended until the end of August 15, 2023, and the payment periods for taxes accrued on these declarations and notifications have been extended until August 31, 2023.“
In the statement, it was pointed out that necessary preparations were made to extend the payment terms of the installments to be paid in March, May and July to August, October and December following the end date of the force majeure, within the scope of the Construction Laws numbered 7256 and 7326, which are still in effect.
Emphasizing that the state stands by all citizens affected by the earthquake and will continue to provide all necessary support in the coming period, it was noted that the country and the nation will leave these days behind as soon as possible in unity, solidarity and solidarity.
Source: TRT Haber