Out of all the postulates that were announced at the party convention of Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) last Saturday, the announcement to make the amount of social security contributions for entrepreneurs depend on their income raised the biggest concern. This would entail a surge in burdens for an enormous number of entrepreneurs in Poland, including relatively well-paid freelancers and other representatives of the still weak middle class.
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Speech by Cezary Kaźmierczak, the President of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, at a panel during the Program Congress of the United Right in Katowice, 5-7 July 2019
Protection for Members
The SME sector in Poland is composed of around 1.7m companies. Constituting 99.8% of all of companies operating in Poland, they employ 75% of all working Poles and generate 67% of Polish GDP. Despite this, there are striking cases of violations of business owners’ rights in Poland, performed by state bodies as well as local authorities.
The ZPP provides its members and other business owners with various means of cooperation. We are continuously launching new tools aimed at boosting our ease of doing business and managing our companies.
Improvement of Business Conditions
The ZPP both brings and supports initiatives for the deregulation of Polish business, within the bounds of EU requirements, thereby restoring the competitive balance between Polish and European firms.
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