Although the government constantly reaffirms the benefits of the Polish deal and argues that the lion’s share of taxpayers will benefit from it, it is not entirely immune from criticism of the programme. In the official version, the politicians don’t mention that its most important points can change, but when the lights go out, they admit to themselves that some judgments have been very poorly received, so they need to be adjusted.
The informant “Rzeczpospolita”, who is from the ruling party, mentioned the research conducted by the PiS, which shows that more than 75 percent. Poles have a negative opinion of the tax proposals prepared under the Polish deal. That’s why the government is looking for a way to improve their reception. One idea is to dampen the increase in burdens generated by the acquisition of 9% of the entrepreneurs. Health insurance premium, with the simultaneous cancellation of the possibility of its deduction from tax.
A whistleblower who wishes to remain anonymous reported that the government is considering cutting health insurance premiums from 9 to 3 percent, but there is also a 3 percentage point cut. This portion of the contribution is tax deductible today. The premium is 9 percent today, but 7.75 percent on your annual tax return. Tax-free. Each of these changes will mean an increase in the burden, but still much less severe than what was introduced on May 15.
Consultations are underway
Public consultations on tax changes in the Polish Lada continue until the end of August. So far, business associations have criticized most of the ideas. For Paweł Wojciechowski, chief economist at Poland Employers, these tax regulations in Polish Lada “put the cart before the horse.”
– The backbone is the Polish entrepreneurs who have recently suffered from the epidemic, made business plans, planned investments and employment, and the government introduced a revolutionary tax change in the face of the fourth wave, which Prime Minister Morawiecki described as a positive revolution. At the same time, it is purely distributive and not developmental. In this sense the cart is placed before the horse – He convinces.
This car won’t go far. Economists review government tax ideas
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