Poland's Sejm, the lower house of parliament, on Thursday voted in favour of reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate to 12 percent from 17 percent as of July 1, 2022.
The Ministry of Finance has proposed to lower the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 17 to 12 percent for non-flat rate tax payers, from 1 July, 2022.
After being sorted by officials in Gdynia, the half a million items of shoes, clothing and bedding are sent to Ukrainian refugees in Poland and those remaining in their homeland.
The prices of petrol and diesel are yet again getting close to the PLN 6 (EUR 1.26) per litre mark despite reduced taxes as the war in Ukraine pushes oil prices well above USD 100 a barrel and the Polish zloty takes a nosedive.
At the end of January, the state budget surplus totalled PLN 22.3 billion (EUR 4.8 billion) which is a better result than the one recorded in January 2021, a deputy finance minister has said.
The government's flagship tax reform programme has been criticised by 56 percent of Poles despite the prime minister's and the ruling party leader's claims that most taxpayers will benefit from the changes, a poll has shown.
The leadership of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has accepted the resignation of erstwhile Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński, whose duties will be performed by the prime minister until a replacement is appointed, PiS's spokesperson announced on Monday.
Poland will dismiss Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński and Deputy Finance Minister Jan Sarnowski for the chaos around the implementation of the Polish Deal tax reform, radio broadcaster RMF FM has reported, without providing the source of information.
Tax cuts included in a government programme designed to reduce the harm caused by rising inflation could be extended beyond the planned six months, the Polish government's spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, on Tuesday announced the introduction of a second anti-inflation shield which is a package of tax cuts that are aimed to trim consumer price inflation by up to 1.5 percentage points.