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New taxes under Polish Deal 2.0


Effective January 1, 2022, the tax regulations introduced as part of the Polish Deal (which is now already referred to as "Polish Deal 1.0") proved so problematic that after just six months in effect they were replaced by other, intended to be better and simplify the tax system. Read more »

Another bill to protect whistleblowers


On 7 July 2022. The Government Legislation Centre has published a third draft of the Whistleblower Protection Bill. The project is the result of the need to implement the EU Directive on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (the Whistleblowing Directive), this time clarifying previously proposed solutions and offering cosmetic changes. Read more »

SUPPORT FOR BORROWERS IN „PLN”


The Monetary Policy Council began a cycle of interest rate hikes from October 2021. The main reference rate rose to 6.5 percent from 0.1 percent, which was at its lowest level to date and was in effect during the pandemic.  Read more »

Tax Offices will look into our bank accounts. New regulations come into force in July


From July, the commonly known as "Treasury" will gain new powers - to look into our bank accounts. What is most important, such a possibility will be theoretically updated "without any procedure". It should be noted that until July 2022 such a possibility existed only for suspects.  Read more »

Tax residence of war refugees from Ukraine during their stay in Poland


The special "law on assistance to Ukrainian citizens in connection with the armed conflict in the territory of that state" published on March 12, 2022, made it possible for Ukrainian war refugees to legalize their stay on the territory of Poland. Read more »

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE JUDICIARY


Digital transformation, or the use of technology to transform analogue processes into digital ones, affects all areas of life, including the judiciary. An example of this is the digitisation of the judiciary, which has been a popular topic in legal community for some time. Read more »

What is the business judgment rule in a simple joint stock company?


On 1 July 2021, an amendment to the Commercial Companies Code came into force, introducing a new type of company - the simple joint-stock company (SJSC). Read more »

Funds in a bank account do not have the characteristics of material evidence - an important resolution of the Supreme Court


On October 13, 2021, the Supreme Court, responding to the legal issues referred to it, adopted a resolution on the questionable interpretation of Article 86 of the Act of March 1, 2018 on the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism (I KZP 1/21). Read more »
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