YukselKarkinKucuk (YKK) has announced that Mustafa Dakin, who was Head of Istanbul's Provincial Tax Administration for many years, has been appointed the firm’s new Head of Tax, with Mustafa Sevgin joining as Deputy Head.
According to YKK, Dakin worked in the Ministry of Finance as Account Expert for 11 years, where he carried out many tax audits of large taxpayers, mostly in the industrial production, banking, and medical sectors. Later on he worked as the Deputy Head and then Head of the Istanbul Provincial Tax Administration for six years. YKK reports that “he has extensive knowledge and nineteen years of experience in tax audit, administration, and regulation matters including tax litigation, transfer pricing, taxation of corporate restructuring, VAT, stoppage, temporary tax refund, writing of advance ruling, tax debt restructuring and collecting, and human resources."
In addition, YKK announced that Mustafa Sevgin, the former Chief Supervisor of Chair of Revenues, joined the firm as Deputy Head of Tax Department. Sevgin worked in the Ministry of Finance as a tax inspector for 9 years, where, according to YKK, “he carried out several tax inspections and audits mostly on large taxpayers and later on he worked as an executive at national level in the Revenue Administration for 6 years and in the meantime, he took charge in several law, secondary regulation, [and] ruling projects in Tax. He participated in drafting of several tax laws and personally led drafting tax rulings and regulations including e-invoice, [and] e-books. He also took charge in work groups within OECD on behalf of Revenue Administration and gave seminars on various subjects. He has extensive experience in tax litigation, tax procedures, transfer pricing, and other taxation matters.”