WHT as a tax cost in Poland

Can withholding tax be a tax-deductible cost in Poland?

The payment of remuneration to a foreign counterparty may result in an obligation to deduct the WHT (withholding tax) from the remuneration due. Often, a contract concluded with a foreign entity contains a so-called gross-up clause. In such case, the withholding tax deducted does not influence the amount of remuneration remitted, and the amount of withholding tax is actually borne by the Polish business operator. The question arises whether the withholding tax can be a tax-deductible cost.

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Commercial property tax in Poland – new rules from 2019

The rules of taxation of so-called commercial properties, or buildings for rent or for use under another similar contract (e.g. a lease) in Poland, have changed significantly since 1 January 2019. The scope of the tax has changed to a large degree. It covers a considerably wider circle of property owners than before due to the fact of covering all buildings, regardless of their nature, whenever their value exceeds the statutory minimum amount.

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