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As a matter of fact, the profitabilty is decreasing in many sectors today, and the local Retail Market sector is not an exemption. That is why, companies are working hard to increase the efficiency in all fields of their activities. The investment and use of an ECR is one of the tools to help yourselves.

Some of the important points to consider how to decide for an ECR and vendor, are;

• Total purchasing cost of the ECR:

+ One-time expenses;
– Hardware investment
– Software (s) investment
– Infrastructure investment (Additional Ethernet line, switches, etc.).

+ Expenses during the lifetime of ECR;

– Hardware maintenance agreement,
– Expenses not covered by the hardware maintenance agreement (Various cables etc.),
– Software maintenance agreement,
– Expenses not covered by the software maintenance agreement. (Integrations etc.)
– Expenses of consumables used by ECR (For example, in a market chain which uses 60pcs N-POS ECRs, it can be saved more than 25.000 TL annually by using medium quality thermal paper).

Today, local markets in Turkey operate with decreasing profit margins. Aware of the fact that one of the keys to maintaining profitability is “efficiency”, EnPOS prioritizes offering solutions to its customers that enable them to work efficiently.

For this reason, our N-POS cash registers;

• They are robust, because they are designed and produced by our engineers based on the usage habits of the local market,
• They have low maintenance cost,
• They do not require additional infrastructure for New Generation ECR installation,
• They are unrivaled in terms of operation speed.

+ The Turkish people are very sensitive when it comes to how fast the service is they receive. And depending on the speed and quality of the service, they may show negative reactions up to change their shopping habits. In this regard, our Cash register will put you ahead of the competition .

+ Thanks to the speed of our Cash registers, you may make do with less devices than other brands.

Frequently Asked Questions

All the taxpayers who are selling goods, with or without further process, to end users or to first and second class merchants providing service to end users are obliged to use New Generation ECR, except for the sales of goods and services they provide for which they are obliged to issue an invoice.

In this respect;

1 – Those who are obligant according to the legislation of the Law No: 1-3100 (except those exempted by the Ministry),

2 – Those who are within the scope of  first and second class traders according to the Tax Procedure Law,

3 – Retailers and Service Providers,

4 – Those who are not obliged to issue invoices according to the Tax Procedure Law

in other words all the taxpayers who make sales which can be documented with retail sales receipts are obliged to use New Generation ECR (YNÖKC). Those taxpayers who automatically issue an invoice for each and every sale transaction are not an exemption.

There are basically two types of new generation cash register devices, single / computer connected and EFT-POS feature (Pos cash register). In addition, cash register devices  to fuel pumps and ECRs which can issue cinema entrance tickets and passenger transport tickets are also covered by this Communiqué.

The currently applied or future conditions depend on the working conditions of the banks. Therefore, taxpayers are rasked to negotiate them with the banks they are working with.

According to the explanation made in the paragraph (a) of section 4 of the General Communiqué No 426 of the Tax Procedure Law, only the taxpayers who have to use a payment recording device (except those exempted by our Ministry) according to the Law No. 3100 and related legislation;

– Those who use mobile EFT-POS devices in their activities,

– Those who provide parking services on the roadside,

They have to use the new generation Cash register with EFT–POS feature from 01/10/2013 on.

Peripherals such as Barcode or Data matrix reader, magnetic card reader, balance, EFT POS, drawer can be connected to the New Generation Payment Recorder Device. In addition to these, corporate software and solutions such as CRM, ERP can be connected via GMP3 protocol via wired external computer, PC POS systems and TSM.

Since the obligation to use the New Generation ECR is imposed to the first and second class traders engaged in retail trade or performing services, the wholesale taxpayers are not obliged to use the New Generation ECR.

Since the obligation to use the New Generation ECR is imposed to the first and second class merchants, taxpayers bookkeeping by Single Entry  do not have to use the New Generation ECR.

Yes. In order to be able to send data to the Ministry of Finance and to communicate with TSM ,it is necessary to have access to internet (GSM, ADSL, etc.) At the same time, the necessary line system should be used to ensure EFT POS communication.

No. Without carrying around a separate device for each bank, you can have the opportunity to work with all banks on only one New Generation ECR. In this way, you increase the payment options you will offer to your customers.

In accordance with the explanation in section 4 of the Tax Procedure Law General Communiqué No: 426;

You are obliged to use;

-New generation ECR with EFT – POS feature as of 01.10.2013 in your roadside parking lot,

-A single/computer-connected New Generation ECR in your fixed parking lot as of the date specified in the General Communiqué No.466 of the Tax Procedure Law. You may also use a New Generation ECR with EFT-POS feature in your fixed parking lot.

You may continue with your current system. However, if you want to use a mobile device for non-fuel sales (market, car wash, oil change etc.), then it should be a New Generation Cash Register devices with EFT–POS feature to be used for these kind of sales exclusively In places where mobile EFT-POS is not used a single/computer-connected New Generation ECR may be used.

All mobile EFT-POS devices will be replaced by New Generation ECRs with EFT-POS feature. Mobile EFT-POS (mobile bank POS) devices, which are surplus and not used, should be canceled or in no way be used for payment purposes.

In the General Communiqué No. 2 Serial No. 3100, it stands that taxpayers dealing with passenger and freight transport activities carried out by land, air, sea and railways are excluded from the obligation to use the New Generation ECR.  As regards to the collections related to the distribution and courier services carried out in relation to your said activity. You do not have to use the New Generation ECR with EFTPOS feature.

Due to the General Communiqué of Cash Registers serial no. 49, hotel operators serving exclusively to customers registered in the daily customer list are excluded from the obligation to use New Generation ECR. You are obliged to use a New Generation ECR since you also serve  customers who are not registered in the daily customer list.

You are not obliged to use New Generation ECR’s  because you are not covered by the Law No. 3100 on the Obligation of Taxpayers to Use Payment Recorders due to your self-employment activity.

Only one EFT POS can be connected.

No, it cannot be changed. According to the legislation taxpayers are able to use the Cash Registers subject to Law 3100 (old generation) until their financial memory is full, not to exceed the start date of their obligation. Since new financial memory will not be installed in the Old Generation Cash Registers whose financial memories have expired, the taxpayers (after purchasing a new device) must scrap the old Cash Registerswith full financial  memories tin accordance with the explanations made in the 4th part of the General Communiqué of the Payment Register Device 60. Taxpayers whose devices are scrapped will be able to fulfill their obligations by purchasing a New Generation ECR.

Except those who are exempted by our Ministry pursuant to the Law No. 3100 on the Obligation of Taxpayers to Use Payment Recorders, all other taxpayers who are obliged to use the a Cash Register according to the mentioned Law, as of the dates specified in the General Communique of Tax Procedure Law No 466 are obliged to purchase a Single/Computer connected New Generation ECR. Taxpayers may also do the purchase of these devices before the dates specified in the General Communique of Tax Procedure Law No 466.

COMMUNIQUE ON THE AMENDMENT OF THE GENERAL COMMUNIQUE NO. 426 OF THE TAX PROCEDURE LAW (ROW NO: 426) prepared for the re-determination of the start dates of the obligation to use the New Generation ECRs;

* For taxpayers who exceed 1 million TL, from 1/4/2016 on,

* For taxpayers from 1 million TL to 500 thousand TL, from 1/7/2016 on,

* For taxpayers between 500 thousand TL and 150 thousand TL, from 1/10/2016 on,

* For the taxpayers less than 150 thousand TL, the obligation to use will start as of 1/1/2017.
* The obligation of taxpayers, who have started to use a Computer-Connected ECR that has been approved according to the law numbered 3100 in 2014 and before, begins with 1/1/2017.

With the communiqué published in the Official Gazette No. 29792 on Friday, August 5th the date “1/1/2017”, in the Section 4 Clause (c) of the current version of General Communiqué VUK426, has been changed as “1/1/2018”.

Taxpayers will continue to use their Cash Registers, which have been approved by the Ministry according to the Law No.3100, until the date 31/12/2015, unless their financial memories are full. As of 1/1/2014 the full memories of these Old Generation devices will not be replaced with new financial memories and these devices will be scrapped in accordance to the explanations published in Section 4 of the General Communiqué of Cash Registers (No. 60). In this case, taxpayers must fulfil their legal obligations by purchasing a new Cash Register (New Generation or a device subject to the Law No. 3100).

Regardless of the payment, all kinds of purchases must be made through the New Generation Cash Register

Taxpayers ÖKC will print-out a receipt from New Generation ECR for their customers on the following transactions

a) Sales certified by invoice,

b) Sales and services getting paid with meal ticket / meal card,

c) Documentation of advanced payments,

d)Payments of parking lots fee,

e) Invoice payments,

f) Other similar transactions to be determined by the Revenue Administration


Receipts can also be used as a substitution for Delivery Note by e-Invoice and e-Archive Invoice users.For this, the receipt must be issued at the time of sale and signed by the seller or his representative. The receipts have also to include the type, quantity and other sales information of the sold goods, a section for signature and the remark “STANDS FOR DELİVERY NOTE” There will be no “NO FINANCIAL VALUE” remark on the receipts that replace the delivery note.
Receipts in which sales details of goods are not printed do not stand for delivery notes.

If the payments are made by debit / credit card, theECR Receipt and the POS slip will be combined and printed as a single document.

In invoiced sales (including sales documented with e-Invoice / e-Archive Invoice), if the invoice is handedto the customer at the time of the transaction, it is not obligatory to give the print out (excluding payments made with debit or credit card) from the Cash Register to the customer. However,  when the payment is made by debit or credit card, it is obligatory to hand a receipt, which also includes the POS slip information, to the customer.


New Generation ECR system supports all banks. However, the adaptation of the banks to this process may remain during the transition phase.