Locked content Publishing of law on tax evasion delayed

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) is to investigate a delay in the publishing of a new act regarding tax evasion by foreign companies. The act was signed into law on September 17 and as of early October still had not been published. The result is a possible loss of tax revenue reaching PLN 3 billion,&#...

Locked content Audit office slams state horse studs

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) issued a report on Tuesday, criticizing state-owned stud farms. The watchdog recorded both financial and veterinary violations in the sector. Many state studs do not have clear horse sale procedures and they often underrate the value of sold animals. One of the studs w...

Locked content Wind farm construction investigated by NIK

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has published a negative evaluation of wind farm projects in Poland, claiming that local authorities ignored citizens’ objections in building wind farms. Furthermore, in many cases decisions were made in favor of personal benefit. According to NIK’s investigation, corr...

Half billion PLN in losses due to agricultural piracy

In the last four years, Poland’s national budget might have lost as much as half a billion PLN due to illegal use of state-owned farmland. The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has released a report regarding agricultural piracy, which concerns appropriation of state-owned land and collecting subsidies fro...

Locked content NIK criticizes construction of road sound screens

Poland’s Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has issued a report criticizing the installation of sound screens along Polish highways built before the Euro 2012 championship. In the auditors’ opinion, the money should have been put to better use. The NIK said that screens were installed in many areas where th...