A new employers’ union hass formed – the Union of Agricultural Entrepreneurs. On August 1st this year in Biała Podlaska, several dozen large Polish agricultural entrepreneurs met and elected their Organisational Committee comprising of 12 members. The Committee will deal with the Union’s registration. During the meeting, apart from organisational issues, legal problems in the field of development of agricultural enterprises and agricultural production, issues of international competition and changes taking place in the Polish countryside were discussed.
Warsaw, July 31st, 2018 An appeal to the government of the Republic of Poland regarding the maintenance of the upper limit for the basis of social security contributions (the thirty-fold rule) Taking into consideration: the controversy caused by the proceedings of the Act of December 15th, 2017 amending the Act on the social […]
Already mid-May this year, when the idea of liquidation of the flat tax for entrepreneurs and the actual introduction of the 3rd tax threshold was publicly presented, the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers expressed a very critical opinion on this issue, pointing, among others, to the fact that the tax will strike financially above all the still fledgling middle class. Today, we have a ready-made draft bill that must be judged even more harshly – it assumes increasing tax burdens not only for wealthier citizens, but for all those employed, thus contributing to the increase of the tax wedge in Poland.
The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers has repeatedly highlighted the necessity to introduce far-reaching changes in the rules and regulations of employing foreigners in Poland. This need stems from at least two factors – the first being the current deficit of people of working age which presents an undesirable situation for entrepreneurs, i.e. lack of hands to work. The shortage of qualified employees at the moment is one of the major obstacles to the development of companies – including those from the SME sector.