At the beginning of July 2022, an amendment to the Personal Income Tax Law will enter into force. According to the regulations, the low income tax rate will be reduced from 17 to 12 percent, and the middle class relief will also disappear. We are working to get rid of the disease of prior duplication, which we had in connection with the provisions of the tax system in effect from 1 January, Deputy Finance Minister Artur Soboj said in Lublin.
The amendment to the Personal Income Tax Act and some other laws states that as of July 1, 2022, the rate will be pit It will decrease from 17 per cent. Up to 12 percent at the same time, the so-called middle class relief. The tax-exempt amount will remain at the level of PLN 30,000. PLN, and the tax threshold – at the level of PLN 120 thousand. zloty. According to the law, entrepreneurs who are subject to flat tax, the lump sum and tax card will be able to reduce the tax base by health contributions paid up to a certain limit.
Polish system – changes in taxes from July 1, 2022
On Monday, Deputy Finance Minister Artur Soboye attended a press conference on changes to the tax code at the Lublin District Office. – Today we start a series of meetings before the law enters into force on July 1 of this year. Practically speaking, this means that already in the month of July, the advance payments that we have collected will be charged to income tax on the basis of the unified system of advances made under this Act. Thus, we eliminate the pathology of the advanced duplicity that we had today in relation to the provisions of the tax system, which have been in force since January 1 of this year, but also with changes that came into effect later – said Subway.
In his opinion, thanks to the changes made throughout the tax year from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, we will reconcile the accounts “on the basis of a uniform, consistent, predictable and understandable tax system.”
– The tax system that we proposed during the tax year is something that is not normative, but at the same time it guarantees – according to jurisprudence. Constitutional Court – That these changes in the annual schedule are changes that should be neutral or in the interest of taxpayers – emphasized the Deputy Minister of Finance.
He also added, the proposed tax changes complement provisions that took effect on January 1, 2022, at a new tax rate – 12 percent. Instead of 17 percent — in practical terms, this means that we “dismantled” those tax solutions to the Polish system that were complex, unpredictable and incomprehensible to taxpayers, such as tax relief for the middle class, in favor of common, systematic and understandable solutions — Suboy said.
The deputy head of the Ministry of Finance said that the changes were consulted with, among other things, the environment of accountants, accounting offices, software suppliers, tax advisors, social organizations, and entrepreneurs, as well as with labor unions, local government units, and public benefit organizations.
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