Polish Pension System – When ZUS Sends You A Letter

Do you know how much your work costs? Old-age pensions cost the most. In this article I explain what ZUS is and how the Polish pension system works.

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Migration trends in Poland after the 3rd quarter of 2017

About 137 thousand foreigners applied for residence permits in Poland between January and September of 2017. It is 77% more than in the same period in 2015.

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PIT-WZ. The Tax Office Will Now Fill Out The PIT-37 Form For You

This year the Polish tax office introduced a new kind of service – they’re now filling out the PIT-37 forms for taxpayers. I got really excited by the idea, especially since according to the government it should now take the taxpayer only a few minutes to apply for the assistance and then to accept the version prepared by the tax office.

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NIP Number

NIP is often used as an identification number for people who work in Poland and are not included in the PESEL register i.e. most non-EU foreigners. You need to be registered with the system to enable your employer to pay your PIT (personal income tax) for you.

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Work Permit vs. Temporary Residence And Work Permit

When you want to come to Poland you must legalize your stay and your work separately. However, the temporary residence and work permit is a real game changer. It legalizes both your stay and work – two for one.

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PESEL number for children of non-EU citizens

I was contacted by several parents frustrated by the fact that they knew no way to obtain PESEL numbers for their children. Now we can spread the good news – there is a legal basis to obtain a PESEL for children.

Tax Residence in Poland

Experts from SOVA Accounting agreed to answer several questions from expats in Poland regarding tax residence. Check to see if you should pay your taxes in Poland.

Business Incubators – AIP and Twój StartUp

From time to time you send me questions regarding business in Poland. We usually talk about sole proprietorship or KRS companies, but sometimes we end up discussing the third possibility – business incubators and their pre-incubation scheme.

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