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Foreign controlled entities (CFCs) – tax on pass-through income

Pass-through income is defined as a specific type of tax-deductible expenses incurred by a taxpayer to a non-resident related party during the tax year. Taxes on pass-through income at a rate of 19% on the taxable base must be paid by taxpayers provided several conditions are met. I. The taxpayer must make payments of receivables

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12 July 2023

Swedes invest in cellulose fibre packaging production in Kostrzyn

The paper manufacturer Arctic Paper and the Swedish cellulose producer Rottneros AB have contractually agreed on a joint venture for the construction of a paper mill in Kostrzyn nad Odra. The site, located at the border crossing to Germany, will produce molded cellulose fiber packaging from the end of this year. The value of the

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17 May 2023

Start of production of Jeep Avenger in Tychy

At the car plant in Tychy (formerly Fiat-Chrysler), the Stellantis Group has started regular production of the Jeep Avenger. The fully electrified vehicle is the first Jeep produced by the car company in Poland. The Jeep Avenger is a vehicle from the B-segment of SUVs. The vehicle was named “Car of the Year 2023” at

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10 May 2023

Polenergia opens one of the largest wind farms in Poland

The private company Polenergia has opened FW Dębsk, its largest wind farm. With a projected annual output of 366 GWh, equivalent to the electricity needs of around 180,000 private households, it is also one of the largest wind farms in Poland. It is located around 60 kilometres north of Warsaw. It is made up of

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5 May 2023

Estonian CIT – current legal status 2023

Estonian CIT is referred in the law as a lump sum on income of capital companies. It is a modern way of taxation that promotes investments and minimizes formalities when settling taxes for capital companies and partnerships. This solution is addressed to: micro, small and medium-sized capital companies and partnerships (limited and limited joint-stock partnership)

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1 April 2023

Microsoft Business Central and the National e-Invoicing System (KSeF) – E-invoices

The integration of Microsoft Business Central (formerly known as Microsoft NAV) with the National e-Invoice System (KSeF) is currently underway. Thanks to this solution, system users will be able to send electronic invoices that comply with the requirements of Polish law and accounting, without recourse to additional tools. The integration will also enable the import

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22 March 2023

Industrial production has reached the bottom

Industrial production grew by 2.6 percent in January, as the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. Compared to the previous month, December (1.0 percent), this represents a higher growth rate. However, analysts point out that this accelerated growth was generated only by the energy-producing sectors and mining. By contrast, the manufacturing sector slowed from 3.4 percent

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28 February 2023

Despite a massive decline in demand – housing prices are on the rise

After years of boom in the residential real estate market, housing development companies sold only 40,900 new homes in the country’s seven largest cities last year, according to Poland’s largest real estate portal Otodom. This is the lowest annual figure since 2014 and represents a decline of 35 per cent compared to 2021. At 38

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21 February 2023

Gdansk refinery placed under protection

The Polish government has placed the refinery in Gdansk under the special protection of the state control bodies. The company has been placed on the government’s list of companies of strategic importance. The measure was taken in response to the controversy surrounding the sale of part of the refinery to the Saudi Arabian group Saudi

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13 February 2023

Offshore wind energy development plans in Poland

The government’s energy programme aims to build offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea with a total capacity of more than 15 giga-watts in two development phases by 2040. Seven wind farm projects in the first development phase had already gone through the approval process last year. The first electricity will flow from the offshore

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28 January 2023

Changes regarding the reporting of applicable payment terms for 2022

In connection with the amendment of the Act on Prevention of Excessive payment Delays in Commercial Transactions (as per Journal of Laws of 2022, item 893, as amended), which took place at the end of 2022, we would like to draw your attention to the changes in the provisions regarding the obligation to submit a

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24 January 2023

Mercedes-Benz builds electric vans in Jawor

Mercedes Benz has announced investments of over 1 billion euros in the construction of a new factory in Jawor, Lower Silesia. “For the first time in Europe, we will produce exclusively electric vans in Poland,” said the head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, Mathias Geisen, after signing an agreement to this effect in Warsaw. In the future,

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5 January 2023

Easier procedure for Belarusian citizens to obtain a temporary residence permit and new rules on the Card of Pole

Easier procedure for Belarusian citizens to obtain a temporary residence permit As of 9 July 2022, a regulation is in force that introduces an easier procedure for Belarusian citizens to obtain a temporary residence permit. It aims to help Belarusian citizens affected by various types of repression in their country. New type of temporary residence

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14 September 2022

Planned amendments on the full electronicisation of proceedings related to obtaining work permits for foreigners

A draft law on the employment of foreigners has appeared on the website of the Governmental Legislation Centre, which aims to streamline procedures for entrusting work to foreigners in Poland, reduce the backlog of cases being handled by offices, as well as the full electronicisation of proceedings. The leading change is the electronicisation of proceedings

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5 September 2022

Investing in Poland 2022: free e-book on tax and legal regulations

Each year getsix® publishes a brochure compiling current tax and legal issues. We cover the most important changes and topics that shape the immediate business environment and have a direct impact on starting and running a business in Poland. The easy-to-read e-book format systematises and facilitates the access to strategic information from the enterprise’s standpoint.

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3 August 2022

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