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Poland VAT fraud measures

Poland VAT fraud measures

Poland has introduced a range of anti-VAT fraud measures from the 1 January 2017. These include

  • VAT registrations are no longer granted automatically as part of a business’ incorporation process
  • Agents registering businesses for VAT may be held jointly liable for VAT (limited to PLN 500,000) for up to 6 month after registration
  • The VAT registration threshold is increased
  • Extension of the domestic reverse charge to gold and silver, and construction services
  • Increased fines for the issuance of blank invoices
  • Extension of join VAT liability to buyers of key chemicals and computer memory drives
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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.