As every year, until the end of April, you still have to confess to the tax office about the money earned throughout 2021. This is the last year without the Polish deal, with a free amount of PLN 3,000. PLN and a tax threshold of 85 thousand. 528 zlotys.
Many of us accept a certificate automatically without reading much of what it contains. Some Poles don’t know that There are benefits that allow you to reduce your income or taxes.
Most of them must be entered in the PIT/0 appendix and attached to the tax return. Many Poles forget it, and If they have a child in 2021, use the internet, buy medicine, renovate the house, donate blood or support the local parish, They can save a lot on the annual settlement.
See what tax preferences you are entitled to.
Joint settlement with the child. It was supposed to disappear, but the government backed down
At first, the relief that was originally supposed to appear in the settlement for 2021 for the last time.
Currently, the single-parent child tax is calculated at twice the tax calculated on half of the income.
However, the Law and Justice Act decided last year that due to the increase in the tax-exempt amount, this solution would give more advantages to single fathers than married fathers. Therefore, the party proposed to abolish this rule and provide a tax exemption for the child of a single parent in the amount of 1.5 thousand PLN. zloty.
After protests from taxpayers, this idea was undone. During a press conference held by the Prime Minister at the end of March Morawiecki admitted his mistake and declared that the possibility of a joint settlement does not disappear at all.
Relief for a child
This is one of the most popular preferences among the Poles. This is a kind of exemption that can be used to reduce the amount of income tax. Regardless of the number of children, it is paid for each taxpayer that is PIT-36 and PIT-37. The amount of the discount will vary when parents are raising one child and differ when there are multiple children.
In the first case, the income criterion is taken into account. This means that When deducting each child, the parents’ income may not exceed 112,000 PLN. PLN in total or 56 thousand. PLN for one parent.
This limit does not apply when the allowance is for two or more children. The discount can also be used for adult children under the age of 25 who are still studying or studying.
This is possible provided they do not earn taxable income (but only in the amount that is tax-exempt). The child discount also applies to children with disabilities, regardless of their age.
discount amount? PLN 1112.04 for the first and second, 2000.04 zlotys for the third and 2700 for the fourth and for each subsequent child.
This is one of the most popular discounts, and it is often used by older people. Rehabilitation relief is also a great help for the disabled. They pay less tax due to the fact that they deduct fees from their income, for example for medicines, special treatments or transportation.
How, however We took an interest in Business Insider Polskathe preference does not cover much of the necessary expenses. The tax office insists that the exemption is not available for a patient-funded treatment, even if it is the only chance to improve his health. why? Because surgery is not a rehabilitation procedure.
According to the data of the Ministry of Finance, this exemption is used annually by less than 1.5 million taxpayers, thus earning more than 3.6 billion PLN. So, there are approximately 2.6 thousand people per person. zloty.
Reducing Thermal Freshness
This is a relatively “young” type of rest (it was only valid for three years), which However, it enjoys tremendous popularity. According to the data of the Ministry of Finance from 2019, up to 2.8 billion PLN was deducted in this way, an average of 14 thousand zlotys. PLN per person.
This exemption gives the possibility to deduct income expenditures incurred to replace inefficient heat sources with more environmentally friendly sources in single-family homes.. It can be a simple replacement of doors and windows and the installation of a new heat pump or boiler, but also for example the installation of a photovoltaic installation.
It is a form of state support aimed at making it easier for Poland to meet the requirements of the EU’s climate package, which includes reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing the share of energy from renewable sources in total EU energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency. This is to slow down unfavorable climate change, improve air quality and stop the destruction of natural resources.
The key is Fulfilling the following conditions:
- The person applying for relief must be the owner of the property that has been updated.
- The property must be a single-family apartment building.
- The investment must be completed within 3 years of the year in which the first expenditure was made.
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Online Relief A few years ago it was significantly reduced. Therefore, its use is not as useful as it was after it was introduced in 2005.
The first important limitation that will make it difficult to use the tax credit is the fact that It can only be used for two consecutive years. If we used tax credits many years ago, we can no longer now deduct Internet-related expenses from our taxes. If the taxpayer has not yet used Internet discountswill be able to deduct expenses this year and next year 2023. A taxpayer who does not take advantage of the deduction for 2021 and has not used it before can still start using the online tax credit any year.
The right to a discount on the Internet is available not only if we have Internet access at home, but also in a mobile phone, in an Internet cafe or if we have a mobile modem connected to our laptop.
However, if we want to benefit from the exemption, we must have the appropriate documents (such as invoices) confirming the expenses incurred. A taxpayer using the Internet can deduct 760 PLN from his income, while in the case of marriage the amount doubles and reaches PLN 1,520.
Discount for donation and blood donors
If someone makes a lot of donations in 2021 (for example, to fight the coronavirus), they can make use of it on their annual tax return.
You can reduce your income by all donations. Including honorably donating blood, for example at the blood donation station.
However, an important reservation is that the total amount of donations may not exceed 6%. Revenues. So if someone earns 100,000 PLN in 2021, she can deduct no more than 6 thousand from income. zloty. Even if he has already made much more valuable donations to non-profit organizations.
- for the benefit of natural persons,
- returned in any way,
- that are classified as tax deductible costs,
- which have been deducted from income from income.
In addition to voluntary blood donation, the purpose of the donation may be to support religious worship, local government unit associations or social cooperatives.
Relief to return next year only
To encourage immigrants to return from abroad, the government decided to provide them As part of the Polish deal, a special tax exemption. However, this will apply to the income generated in 2022.
Return relief Relief is intended for people who have lived and worked abroad for at least three years and who have decided to return and change their tax residence to a Polish one. From 2022, no tax will be paid by a person who achieves:
- Revenues From a business relationship, work relationship, homework, collaborative work relationship;
- revenue from delegation contracts;
- Income from non-agricultural business (taxable according to the scale, flat tax, or lump sum amount on recorded income).
It is worth adding that this revenue will be tax-exempt up to an amount not exceeding 85,000 PLN in the tax year. 528 zlotys.
You can use the relief for four years in a row, but only once in your life. If we decide to leave again in 5 years, the discount will not be available after our return.
Polish System: Relief for Families 4+
In the case of families with at least four children, the government introduced an additional tax exemptionWhich consists in exempting income from taxes up to a limit of PLN 85,528.
The solution applies to parents raising at least 4 children, regardless of whether they work full time, whether they are entrepreneurs on the tax scale, flat tax and flat rate tax, whether they are raising children together or are single parents.
This will also be a satisfaction Applicable to revenue to be generated in 2022.
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