Poland's Junior government coalition party Agreement has called on the Finance Ministry to scrap a controversial media tax project or revise it.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, will examine a controversial advertising tax bill when it is in its final stages, the president's chief aide has told PAP.
The democratic majority in Poland's Senate (upper house) will not accept the government’s planned tax on business advertising revenue, the house speaker said on Thursday.
Polish opposition leaders have said they will hold joint consultations on how to stop a controversial tax on media advertising revenue that some have claimed threatens free speech.
EC spokesperson Christian Wigand on Wednesday expressed the Commission's fears over media pluralism in Poland in connection with the government's plans to tax advertising revenue.