Due to the very dynamic situation in the energy markets and the accompanying price increases, in December 2021 The House of Representatives passed a law reducing the production tax on fuel and electricityIt is part of the government’s anti-inflation shield. The law exempted electricity sold to homes from January 1 to May 31, 2022.
New tariffs due to no excise tax
“Due to the fact that in the tariffs of ex officio vendors approved by the regulator in December 2021, the price of energy includes excise tax (PLN 5/MWh), it was necessary to take into account subsequent changes in the law and update the tariffs for PGE Obrót, Enea, Energa Obrót and Tauron Sprzedaż. Thus, the changes in tariffs are related to the reduction in electricity prices due to the temporary exemption from the production tax. However, the rates of energy distribution have not changed”, says the statement from the Energy Regulatory Office.
“At the same time, taking into account the situation in the country and throughout Europe, where we note the rise in energy prices, the high level of inflation and the measures taken by the Government and Parliament within the framework of anti-inflation shields, the extension of the exemption from selective tax cannot be ruled out and will cover a longer period of 2022 p.” . – He pointed out as well.
There will be more changes
The office indicates that restoring non-zero production tax rates in the electricity price for households will lead to the need to change the tariff again, which will take into account electricity prices with the production tax, that is, their return to the level. output from Approved by the ERO on December 17, 2021.
On December 17, 2021, the head of the Office of Energy Regulatory approved energy selling tariffs for four so-called ex officio vendors – from the PGE, Tauron, Enea and Energa groups – and five major distribution companies. As a result of the changes, energy bills will rise by an average of approximately 24%. Compared to 2021, i.e. about PLN 21 net per month.
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