President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed a law adopted by the country’s parliament on setting a 2% tax for staying in hotels starting from January 1, 2020. The text of the law has been published in Resmi Gazete, reports RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the Turkish president had forwarded the law for revision, but his recommendations only concerned taxation of electricity producers.
Earlier, President of the Federation of Hotel Owners of Turkey Osman Ayik had told RIA Novosti that spending a vacation in Turkey will become insignificantly expensive, if tourists are obliged to pay a tax to stay in a hotel. According to him, Turkish hotel owners have criticized the law, but nobody listened to them.