# What is SCT Base Regulation, How Base Calculation is Made, What Happened to Vehicle Prices?

The SCT tax regulation was published in the Official Gazette. With the regulation, the tax base limit has been increased. With the increase in the SCT base limits for vehicles, there will be changes in the prices of new vehicles up to 600 thousand liras. According to this; For vehicles with an engine displacement of less than 1600 CC, the lower limit of base tax was increased from 120 thousand liras to 184 thousand liras. The upper limit of the tax base was increased from 200 thousand liras to 280 thousand liras. So, what is the SCT tax regulation, how is the tax base calculated?

## What Does Base Mean?

The tax base is based on the determination of the income that is the basis for taxation and is calculated over the amount obtained by deducting the expenses on an income. In this way, the amount of income used in the calculation of base tax is created.

## How is SCT Base Calculation Made?

A 120 percent SCT is applied for cars whose base, that is, the price of which taxes are not applied, does not exceed 45 thousand liras.

According to this, 120 thousand TL SCT is added to a vehicle with a base base of 54 thousand TL and it increases to 174 thousand TL.

18 percent VAT rate is calculated after the SCT is added to the vehicles.

The tax base arrangement announced by the Treasury and Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati, who spoke negatively about the SCT reduction expectation, was published in the Official Gazette. With the SCT base regulation, which is closely related to those who want to buy new cars, the SCT base threshold, which is taken as a basis for the 45% SCT rate, was increased from 120 thousand liras to 184 thousand liras.

## Special Consumption Tax Base Regulation in the Official Gazette

As the cheapest car price in the vehicle market exceeded 400 thousand liras, citizens expected a SCT reduction or tax assessment, but Minister Nebati, to a question about the automotive SCT, said, "We are working on the tax base," and gave the message that they would not make a regulation on the proportional discount.

A new regulation was made in the Special Consumption Tax (SCT) base. The decision was published in the Official Gazette.

## Expected Discount Rates on Automobiles with SCT Base Regulation

The expected discount rates on automobiles were as follows:

While there is no change in the price of cars with a sales price of more than 1600 thousand 594 liras including taxes for cars under 722 cc, the sales price including taxes is between 45 thousand 120-184 thousand 212 liras, with the increase in the excise tax base threshold taken as the basis for the 401 percent SCT rate from 369 thousand liras to 104 thousand liras. The decrease in the price of the automobiles with 7 thousand to 54 thousand liras,

Likewise, as a result of the increase in the excise tax threshold, which is taken as the basis for the 50 percent SCT rate, from 150 thousand liras to 220 thousand liras, the price of cars with a sales price of 369 thousand 106-467 thousand 280 liras including taxes decreased between 43 thousand and 78 thousand liras,

With the increase of the excise tax threshold, which is taken as a basis for the 60% SCT rate, from 175 thousand to 250 thousand liras, the average price of cars with a sales price of 467 thousand 282 - 531 thousand liras, including taxes, decreased between 52 thousand and 59 thousand liras,

As a result of increasing the SCT base threshold, which is taken as a basis for the 70% SCT rate, from 200 thousand liras to 280 thousand liras, the price of cars with a sales price of 530 thousand 002 - 594 thousand 720 liras, including taxes, is expected to decrease between 29 thousand 500 and 33 thousand liras.