Latest news from Poland

Poland VAT split payments to become mandatory for some businesses from July 2019

From 1 July 2019, Poland will introduce a temporary mandatory split payment regime for companies involved in business to business (B2B) sales within in certain sectors prevalent to VAT fraud. Once introduced the split payment procedure will mean that customers of the businesses affected will have to pay the VAT amount of a sale directly… Read More

Poland to cut VAT on e-books to 5%

From 1 April 2019, Poland will cut the VAT rate applicable on e-books to 5% from 23%. This follows the EU Councils proposal to allow EU member states to cut rates on electronic publications to match their printed equivalents, please click here for the full article.

UPDATE: Poland decides against cutting VAT rate to 22% from 2019

In our July article, we announced that from 1 January 2019 the Polish tax authorities were looking to reduce their standard VAT rate from 23% to 22%. However, the Polish Ministry of Finance have now decided against this reduction and will instead re-categorise many supplies to include them in the reduced 8% VAT rate category.