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)...

Locked content OFE net assets value grew by 5.7% in March

The net assets of the Polish private pension fund (OFE) amounted to some PLN 143.5 billion, an increase of 5.7 percent month-on-month, according to a report issued by researcher Analizy Online. Profits increased the assets by over PLN 7.7 bln. The balance of premium inflows and pre-retirement outflo...

Locked content ZUS transfers PLN 211 mln to OFE funds

Poland’s Social Insurance Board (ZUS) has reported its transfer of PLN 211.03 million to the nation’s private pension funds (OFE) in the third weekly transfer in March. In total in 2016, OFE received PLN 710.08 million, including PLN 239.01 million in March, whereas an average premiums e...

Locked content Uścińska becomes new head of ZUS

Gertruda Uścińska has become the new head of the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) following a positive opinion issued by ZUS’ supervisory board last week. Prior to joining ZUS, Uścińska was an academic at the University of Warsaw, specializing in social security systems. The post, which Uści...

Locked content Four bidders for ZUS’ IT system

Four companies have made binding offers for delivery of IT systems to Poland’s Social Insurance Institution, Zaklad Ubezpieczeń Społecznych (ZUS). The four entities are: Asseco, Atos Polska z Atos IT Services, HP alongside Capgemini and Comarch Polska SA with Comarch SA. The tender is worth so...

Locked content Sygnity lands deal with ZUS

A consortium led by IT provider Sygnity has signed a deal with Poland’s Social Insurance Institution, Zaklad Ubezpieczeń Spolecznych (ZUS) for the delivery of integrated data warehouse software, the company reported. The value of the contract will not exceed PLN 53.3 million, Sygnity’s r...

Locked content OFE net assets value fell 3.7% m/m

The net assets of the Polish private pension funds (OFEs) amounted to some PLN 153.72 billion at the end of June, a decrease of 3.7 percent month-on-month, according to a report issued by Analizy Online. The financial transfer from the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) to the OFEs stood at PLN 137....