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Poland among the worst countries in the EU in terms of implementing directives

So far, Poland has been one of the last in the European Union in terms of the number of directives that have not been...

CJEU Ruling Invalidates Supreme Court Resolution, Clearing the Way for Borrowers to Demand Interest...

In today's ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rectified errors committed by the Supreme Court in its resolution of May...

Orange Foundation: Children have the right to privacy and protection of their image

The right to privacy and informed management of one’s image are some of the most valued rights among the youth – this year's report...
dr Sławomir Dudek

Unlocking funds from the National Recovery Plan: A critical task for the new Polish...

Unlocking funds from the National Recovery Plan will be one of the most critical tasks for the new government. There is very little time...

Navigating Construction Law in Poland: A Comprehensive Guide

The construction industry is a vital driver of economic growth and development in Poland. With an evolving urban landscape, the demand for infrastructure projects...

EU Cloud Cybersecurity Regulations Contain Many Pitfalls that Could Hinder Technology Development

Collaboration between nations and businesses to protect cloud solutions from cyberattacks is crucial and demands prudent regulation. However, the cloud cybersecurity certification program (EUCS)...
Robert Nogacki, Legal Advisor, Managing Partner, Skarbiec Law Firm

Anti-Tax Avoidance Clause – Unfavorable verdict

Head of the National Revenue Administration can challenge the authenticity of transactions conducted by taxpayers, including those that took place before July 15, 2016,...

ZUS Contributions in 2024 to Increase by Nearly 13 Percent

According to the budget plan for the year 2024, the average salary will amount to 7,824 PLN, which means an increase of as much...

Outsourcing on the Rise as Businesses Seek to Adapt to Changing Tax Landscape

The globalization of regulations, frequent changes in the law, and the growing digitalization of settlements are prompting businesses to reorganize their tax functions and...

Supreme Court Ruling on Shared Costs in Shopping Malls a Breakthrough for Tenants

The latest Supreme Court ruling regarding shared costs is groundbreaking and revolutionary for tenants in shopping malls. The Supreme Court has found that disproportionate...
Robert Nogacki, Legal Advisor, Managing Partner, Skarbiec Law Firm

Conditions for Exemption from Withholding Tax on Dividend Payments to Intermediaries

According to the "look-through approach" tax principle, a Polish company paying a dividend to a foreign company, which is not the actual beneficiary of...

Notable Changes in Driver Delegation Regulations

The last month of the summer brought notable modifications concerning the delegation of drivers in road transport. On August 19, 2023, new regulations from...

Invoice Fraud – amendment to the Penal Code

Penalties that can be imposed on entrepreneurs for invoice fraud are as high as for espionage or participation in a fight using a sharp...
office real estate

Poland’s capital gains tax exemption for holding companies: A complex requirement with limited applicability

The problem with applying capital gains tax exemption when selling shares by a Polish holding company comes down to one statutory requirement. This requires...

EU Customs Union reform: Streamlining processes and facilitating trade

In September, the legislative process in the EU Council began to set in motion the long-anticipated reform of the Customs Union. The proposed solutions...

Without Notice and Without Consequences? – About Unjustified Termination of Employment by the Employee

The Basic Law in Article 65(1) guarantees everyone the freedom to choose and pursue their profession and choose their place of work. However, in...

AFIR regulation to bring major changes to Poland’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Starting from April 2024, Poland will be subject to the AFIR regulation introduced by the European Union, which concerns the infrastructure for charging electric...

Lower Tax Thresholds from 2024 – Fewer Entrepreneurs Will Benefit from Small Taxpayer Status

Tax limits for the year 2024 will be lower than in 2023. As a result, fewer entrepreneurs will be able to benefit from the...

UOKiK Takes Action Against Orange Polska for Overcharging and Unfair Fees

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has questioned two practices conducted by Orange Polska. The first was the company's policy to charge...
Robert Nogacki, Legal Advisor, Managing Partner, Skarbiec Law Firm

International corporate holdings will be deprived of CIT exemption

When paying dividends and interest to a foreign company, the firm that makes the payment has an obligation to verify who is the actual...

Polish companies becoming increasingly aware of cyber threats associated with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used both for cyberattacks and for defending against them. According to a study by EY - "How Polish Companies...
Anna Głowacz, Head of Industrial Agency, AXI IMMO

Polish industrial market 2023 overview and outlook for 2024

Poland's industrial sector slowed in 2023, but the market hopes to rebound in 2024. After the peak of take-up and supply in the so-called...
offices photo by Walter Herz office buildings

The office market is adapting to the new reality

Demand for offices remains high, but there is the least amount of space under construction in over a dozen years. The office real estate...