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Tax support for commercialisation of knowledge
The Act of 29 August 2014 Amending the Corporate Income Tax Act, the Personal Income Tax Act and Certain Other Acts went into force on 1 January 2015.
Tax support for commercialisation of knowledge
Controlled foreign companies: New Polish tax rules from January 2015
Amendments to Poland’s Corporate Income Tax (CIT) Act and Personal Income Tax (PIT) Act went into force at the beginning of 2015. One of the key changes is taxation of income earned by controlled foreign companies (CFC, in Polish: zagraniczne spółki kontrolowane).
Controlled foreign companies: New Polish tax rules from January 2015
New statutory reduction of interchange fees: Important regulations also for acquirers
The Act of 28 November 2014 Amending the Payment Services Act went into force on 29 January 2015. The act introduced major changes for all participants in the payment instruments market in Poland, including a statu¬tory reduction in interchange fees and addition¬al obligations for acquirers and payment card organisations.
New statutory reduction of interchange fees: Important regulations also for acquirers
More flexibility for firms: January amendments to the Commercial Companies Code and other acts
Some of the provisions amending the Commercial Companies Code and other acts went into force on 15 January 2015, mainly concerning establishing and operation of a business in the form of a registered partnership, a limited partnership or a limited-liability company.
More flexibility for firms: January amendments to the Commercial Companies Code and other acts
Changes in Poland’s competition law
An amendment to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act went into force on 18 January 2015. The changes are sweeping.
Changes in Poland’s competition law
New courts established
The Regulation of the Minister of Justice of 7 October 2014 on Establishment of Certain District Courts came into force on 1 January 2015.
New courts established
Amendments to the Civil Procedure Code
Numerous minor changes in civil procedure enter into force in Poland in January 2015, concerning such matters as submission of disputed items to the court deposit, the rights of non-parties, and certain aspects of competition cases.
Amendments to the Civil Procedure Code
Pursuing claims against Polish road authority under special act of Parliament
Subcontractors for road projects in Poland may still seek payment from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) under a special act of Parliament from 2012. A recent amendment to the special act allows subcontractors which are large enterprises to seek payment from GDDKiA under the same terms as SMEs.
Pursuing claims against Polish road authority under special act of Parliament
Amendment to special act for road construction subcontractors has entered into force
With the entry into force of the amendment to the “special act” on 16 July 2014, large subcontractors will be able to seek payment from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways of their unsatisfied principal claims for performance of public road construction projects.
Amendment to special act for road construction subcontractors has entered into force
New rules for settlement of VAT
New VAT rules have been in force in Poland since the beginning of 2014. The new rules still raise certain doubts, so it is worthwhile to re-examine the most important changes concerning when the obligation to pay VAT arises, the tax basis, and invoicing.
New rules for settlement of VAT
Changes to regulations concerning parenthood leave
Parental leave and swift entry into force of increased additional maternity leave – main amendments
Changes to regulations concerning parenthood leave
More on the Waste Act
Do waste management decisions and notifications retain their validity after entry into force of the new act?
More on the Waste Act