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Polish request.  The SME spokesperson has already collected nearly 42 thousand.  Signatures against changes to the flat tax

Polish request. The SME spokesperson has already collected nearly 42 thousand. Signatures against changes to the flat tax

Tax changes in the Polish Lada is a topic that has not stopped talking since the announcement of the Strategic Law and Justice Program. A special intensification can be observed among the entrepreneurs who will be most affected by the reforms. Nearly 42,000 have signed up on the latest petition by the ombudsman for small and medium-sized enterprises to stop the changes. Persons.

– The Polish system cannot be introduced at the expense of Polish entrepreneurs from the SME sector, especially those who pay a flat tax. In 2019, there were about 700,000 such companies in Poland – Adam Abramovich, spokesperson for SMEs, confirms. Introduced nearly two decades ago, the 19 percent flat tax for natural people running a business was one of the most significant pro-entrepreneurial changes after the fall of communism in 1989. He adds.

Flat tax will no longer make sense

“The reform proposed by the government increases the burden on entrepreneurs who pay flat taxes by about 50 percent, from 19 to 28 percent currently. Without the possibility of deducting the tax-exempt amount (30,000 PLN). In practice, the flat tax will lose meaning. For the majority of those who currently pay it. A spokesperson for SMEs and the Council of Entrepreneurs believes that the government’s plans to change the flat tax under the Polish system are unjustified,” we read in the justification of the petition.

And soon the time to comment on the new tax solutions was running out. Public consultations on the Tax Reform Act will continue until Monday, August 30, 2021.

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