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VAT Anti-Fraud Measures (Poland)

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Date04 Jan 2017
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From the 1st January, 2017 Poland introduced a range of anti-VAT fraud measures, these include:

  • No longer are VAT registrations automatically granted as part of a business’ incorporation process
  • VAT registration threshold has been increased
  • Agents who register businesses for VAT may be held jointly liable for VAT (this will be limited to PLN 500,000.00) for up to 6 months after registration
  • There will be increased penalties for the issuance of blank invoices
  • The domestic reverse charge has been extended to gold and silver, and construction services
  • Joint liability has been extended to buyers of key chemicals and computer memory drives.