Locked content Micro-firms may pay lower contributions starting 2018

Social security (ZUS) contributions for microenterprises may be lowered as early as January 2018, Minister Henryk Kowalczyk told TV Republika. Currently, all micro firms pay a lump sum contribution of at least PLN 1,200 a month. “It is a barrier to entrepreneurs, and many decide to terminate t...

Locked content ZUS transfers PLN 175.5 mln to OFEs this week

Poland’s Social Insurance Board (ZUS) transferred PLN 175.5 million to the open pension funds (OFE) In March transfers have so far amounted to PLN 296.6 million and in 2017 transfers have reached PLN 734.1 million. Last year, ZUS transferred PLN 2.88 billion to OFEs. Poland has been transferri...

Locked content ZUS transfers PLN 208.14 mln to OFE in January

Social Security fund ZUS announced Thursday that it has transferred PLN 137.92 million in cash to open pension funds (OFEs) in January. In total, ZUS transferred PLN 208.14 million to pension funds this month. Throughout 2016, ZUS transferred PLN 2.88 billion to OFEs. In 2015, the sum stood at PLN 2...

Locked content Some Poles will not receive retirement pensions: ZUS plan

People who have made social security contributions for too short a period will not receive any retirement pension, but instead will receive a cash payout. The government will be examining this proposal made by the Polish Social Insurance Board (ZUS). Prime Minister Beata Szydło announced at the begi...

Unified tax to have rates ranging from 19.5% to 40%

Rates under the proposed new unified tax will range from 19.5 percent to “around 40 percent,” with four or five rates envisaged, while the 19 percent tax for those conducting economic activity will be liquidated. “There is no reason why a company president earning a million a year should pay only 19...

Locked content Sejm to lower retirement age in 2017?

The retirement age should be lowered in a year, effective as of 1 October 2017. That is the recommendation of a Sejm subcommittee, which has completed work on a presidential draft law on lowering the retirement age to 60 for women and 65 for men. The chairman of the subcommittee Jan Mosiński (PiS) g...

Locked content Asseco gets a PLN 41.2 mln contract from ZUS

A unit of Eastern Europe’s largest software producer Asseco, Dahliamatic, along with Enegeve signed a contract with the Polish Social Insurance Board (ZUS) for software support and servicing, the companies announced in a statement. The value of the agreement amounts to PLN 41.2 million (gross)...