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Position of the State Labour Inspectorate on the New Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

In the provisions of the regulations of the Minister of Family and Social Policy of 18 October 2023, amending the regulation on occupational safety and health at workstations equipped with screen monitors, specific provisions regarding the financing of corrective glasses or contact lenses for employees were not included. In addition, the aforementioned provisions in this

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18 December 2023

Challenges in e-commerce accounting for manufacturing companies entering the market

E-commerce is a rapidly growing industry where an increasing number of entrepreneurs see opportunities for development and expansion. This also includes manufacturing companies, which are looking for new purchasers, either on their own or in cooperation with online shops. Often, these companies choose to base their product sales on the e-commerce market. While this strategy

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15 December 2023

Submission of transfer pricing information for 2022 officially extended

We previously reported on the deadline extension project in this post. We would like to inform you that on November 27, 2023, the Regulation of the Minister of Finance dated November 24, 2023 on extending the deadline for filing TPR information was published. The regulation entered into force on the day following its promulgation. The

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11 December 2023

New draft regulation for the individual tax micro-account

On November 14, 2023, the Ministry of Finance has published a draft regulation on its website, that expands the catalogue of types of receivables that can be paid via tax micro-accounting. According to the information provided by the Ministry of Finance, the draft was prepared to update the list of payments. The draft is currently

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5 December 2023

Minimum income tax from 1 January 2024

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 purpose of the minimum tax

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24 November 2023

Withholding a PESEL number

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 platform, in the mObywatel

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20 November 2023

The NBP interest rates remain unchanged

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 the possibility of further potential

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15 November 2023

Draft regulation on extension of deadlines for submission of transfer pricing information

On November 8, a draft regulation of the Minister of Finance to extend the deadlines for the submission of transfer pricing information was made available on the Government Legislation Center website. In the draft, the Ministry of Finance justifies the decision to extend the deadlines for submitting transfer pricing information: “Due to the release of

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9 November 2023

New amount of subsidy for employee meals

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 current regulation is as follows:

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2 November 2023

Overtime compensation for part-time employees

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 obliges employers to pay overtime

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27 October 2023

Day off for a holiday falling on a Saturday in 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, there are 13 public holidays

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23 October 2023

Core inflation decreases – new data from the National Bank of Poland

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 consumers. However, the process of

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20 October 2023

New regulation regarding employee participation in a newly established company resulting from cross-border transformations, mergers, or divisions of companies

As of September 15, 2023, new regulations have come into effect, determining forms of employee participation in a company created as a result of cross-border transformations, mergers, or divisions of companies. This affects the Act of May 26, 2023, on employee participation in a company created as a result of cross-border transformations, mergers, or divisions

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16 October 2023

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