Finance Minister Florin Citu says it is difficult to talk now about short-time working in the public sector, because the measure is difficult to interpret, cannot be applied uniformly and the entire administrative apparatus is needed in the fight against the coronavirus crisis.
The government is considering a 25 percent discount on this year's Single Property Tax (ENFIA) dues for owners who will suffer a loss in income following the state's decision to reduce the rents paid by corporations and households suffering directly as a result of the coronavirus restrictions by 40 percent.
Turkey's Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on April 7 that the Treasury's cash balance last month saw a deficit of 40.4 billion Turkish liras ($6.1 billion).
In March, the Treasury's cash revenues amounted to nearly 53.9 billion Turkish liras ($8.15 billion), showing a 21% decline on a yearly basis.
The Turkish Treasury borrowed nearly 12.6 billion Turkish liras (nearly $1.8 billion) from domestic markets on April 6.
Some 7.6 billion Turkish liras ($1.1 billion) in 14-month zero coupon Treasury bills- first issue- were sold in the first auction, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced.
The Treasury bills will be settled on Wednesday and mature on June 9, 2021.