• Act on supporting new investments

    On 4 September 2018, the regulation on the state aid to be granted to some entrepreneurs for the implementation of new investments came into being. This supplemented the act on supporting new investments with qualitative and quantitative criteria for granting state aid.
  • Another revolution in transfer pricing in Poland?

    Since 1 January 2019, there have been significant changes in transfer pricing regulations. Importantly, they will also apply to transactions and other events commenced before that date but continued in 2019. Moreover, as a result of the introduction of a new definition of related parties, the new rules may cover a wider group of taxpayers than hitherto.
  • Immigration status of British citizens living in Poland after Brexit

    The Government Legislation Centre has published a project of an act regulating the immigration status of British citizens living in Poland, after the United Kingdom planned exit of the EU.
  • ’Good Start’ Governmental Programme - application tutorial for foreigners

    With regard to the introduction of the governmental program ‘Good Start’ („Dobry start”) that entitles the children that are learning in schools to receive 300 PLN single instalment to cover expenses related to purchases before the new school year, we are happy to inform you that under certain conditions, foreigners can also benefit from this programme.
  • No more hard copies of financial statements

    As of 15 March 2018, companies may no longer submit hard copies of their financial statements to registry courts. In the transitional period, i.e. until 1 October 2018, financial statements may be prepared in hard copy, scanned and sent electronically. For that purpose, the Ministry of Justice has launched a dedicated system allowing for the free of charge submission of financial documents by entrepreneurs.
  • New limitations in applying the 50% rate of tax deductible costs

    As of 1 January 2018 the legislator intends to introduce changes for the taxpayers applying increased tax deductible costs on account of performing creative work. These changes will have significant impact on many taxpayers, as the legislator intends to introduce certain provisions to the act that limit the group of entities entitled to apply increased tax deductible costs.