Turkey: Decrease of dividend withholding tax rate adopted


Clearstream Banking1 would like to inform customers that effective

22 December 2021

the withholding tax on dividend distributions from Turkish equities has been reduced from 15% to 10%.

This is following the Presidential Decision No. 4936, which entered into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette (22 December 2021).

Impact on customers

The amended tax rate will be applicable for dividends distributed from 22 December 2021. 

Further information

For further information, please contact the Clearstream Banking Tax Help Desk, Clearstream Banking Client Services or your Relationship Officer.

1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation Accounts), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.