Taxation Chapter in Turkey's Europan Union Membership Process

Taxation Chapter in Turkey's Europan Union Membership Process

Murat Aydın (Uşak University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4459-4.ch038
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With the signing of the Ankara Agreement in 1964, Turkey established economic relations with the EU of today for the first time. The EU candidate status was granted in 1999 and negotiations started in 2005. There are 35 chapters in the EU full membership process. One of the chapters is the Taxation Chapter. The aim of this study is to examine the taxation process between EU and Turkey. In this study, document scanning method has been used. In this context, Ankara Agreement, Financial Protocol, Provisional Protocol, Additional Protocol, Progress Reports, and Screening Meetings have been comprehensively screened. At the end of the study, the taxation provisions of the two parties have been set out in detail.
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Significant Events In The History Of Eu-Turkey Relations

There are ancient historical relations between Anatolian states and Europe. In 1923, with the establishment of the Republic of Turkey, a new page in relations with Europe was opened. Turkey was a member of many international organizations, especially for the purpose of developing international trade in our country. One of these organizations was the European Economic Community. The European Economic Community (EEC) was established in 1958. Turkey also sees advantages to be in this relationship with Europe. This agreement was the first relationship between Europe and Turkey in an economy context.

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