Accounting, HR, Payroll, Tax & Legal news from Poland

Minimum income tax from 1 January 2024

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Date24 Nov 2023
From 1 January 2024, minimum rules for corporate income tax will come into force in accordance with Article 24ca of the CIT Act. This tax is intended to tighten the tax system and minimise the tendency to shift income from Polish companies to jurisdictions with a favourable tax regime. The...
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Withholding a PESEL number

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Date20 Nov 2023
Since 17 November, Polish citizens have the possibility to withhold their PESEL number in the national register. This is intended to prevent the unauthorised use of personal data when taking out loans and to prevent various forms of crime and fraud. Currently, the PESEL number can be secured via the...
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The NBP interest rates remain unchanged

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Date15 Nov 2023
During its meeting on November 7-8, 2023, the Monetary Policy Council decided to leave interest rates unchanged. This decision came as a surprise to economists who had anticipated a further cut of 25 basis points, as in October. The President of the National Bank of Poland, Adam Glapiński, emphasized that...
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New amount of subsidy for employee meals

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Date02 Nov 2023
From September 1, 2023, an amendment to § 2 para. 1 point 11 of the regulation of the Minister of Labor and Social Policy of December 18, 1998, has come into effect, which sets out detailed rules for determining the basis for calculating contributions to pension and disability insurance. The...
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Overtime compensation for part-time employees

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Date27 Oct 2023
On October 19, 2023, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in Case C-660/20, Lufthansa CityLine, that an employer cannot compensate part-time employees for overtime to the same extend as full-time employees. Currently, part-time employees in general receive overtime pay only after working eight hours. The CJEU’s ruling...
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Day off for a holiday falling on a Saturday in 2023

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Date23 Oct 2023
In general, holidays are non-working days. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the employer is not obliged to ‘compensate’ employees with a day off. However, if a holiday falls on a Saturday, a day off from work has to be granted to employees within the current settlement period. Currently,...
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Core inflation decreases – new data from the National Bank of Poland

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Date20 Oct 2023
Every month, the National Bank of Poland runs an analysis of four core inflation indicators, which is an important instrument for understanding price dynamics in Poland. The main indicator, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), reflects the average price changes within an extensive market basket of products and services purchased by...
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Last updated: 13.12.2021

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