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Understand the payroll requirements of Poland

Increasingly, UK based payroll teams are expected to manage payroll production for other countries, often outsourcing to local experts, but the employer remains ultimately liable for any compliance issues.

The UK team may be required to provide a sign-off to the outsourced provider. Do you know what you are signing off or how to check the basic features of a payroll service in a country where you are not familiar with the rules?

Our course provides you with a comprehensive overview of Poland's rules to enable you to compliantly manage your approach, the following is addressed on this course:

    • Tax Authority details
    • Income tax withholding obligations and rates
    • Basic tax calculation
    • Tax free items
    • Treatment of Benefits In Kind
    • Social Insurance calculation
    • Monthly and annual reporting requirements
    • Payroll relevant employment law covering working time, annual leave, sickness and parental leave
    • A look at relevant local websites

We provide a course manual as well as comprehensive local documentation, in English where available.


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Who will it benefit?

This course equips you with essential management knowledge to take a decision as to whether or not to outsource or have a local team running payroll in-house in Poland.

What you'll achieve?

Delegates will gain an understanding of local payroll legislation and how to compliantly manage an in-house or outsourced payroll provider in Poland.

Course Content

This course can be run in house making it suitable for attendance from an entire management team as well as payroll professionals - HR and Finance/Tax managers, giving all senior stakeholders an excellent grounding in what’s in store for the company with employees in Poland or looking to expand their operations into Poland.

Polish payroll and tax regulations

  • Entity formation and registration
  • NIP number
  • PIT processing
  • Computation of gross pay
  • Valuation of Benefits In Kind
  • Problem areas such as company cars
  • Tax free items
  • Deduction of standard ZUS contribution from gross income
  • Standard and higher travel deduction (Podwyzszon Kosty Uzyskania)
  • Calculation of standard (18%) or higher (32%) rate tax
  • Application of Polish tax credits
  • Rounding on PIT calculation
  • Expatriate tax regime in Poland
  • Use of Double Taxation Agreements in Poland
  • Taxation of housing and subsistence costs for expatriates
  • Tax Office set up
  • Deadlines for PIT payment
  • Powers of inspection and penalties
  • Social Security – ZUS
  • Explanation of each type of insurance (Emerytalna, Rentowa etc.)
  • Model calculation of each type
  • International considerations – A1 use and Polish reciprocal social security agreements
  • Healthcare contributions
  • Treatment of private medical insurance
  • Platnik – reporting rules and deadlines
  • PESEL numbers
  • Payover of ZUS
  • PFRON contribution calculation
  • PFRON reporting requirements
  • Tax Year End processes
  • PIT-4R, PIT-11 and PIT-40 documents
  • Pension schemes and tax treatment (IKE/IKZE/PPE schemes)
  • Company Social Benefit Fund
  • Salary regulations
  • Health regulations
  • Personal file
  • Calculation of unpaid leave
  • Sickness calculations
  • Maternity calculations
  • Other paid family leaves
  • Annual leave calculation
  • Public holiday payment
  • E-payslips and payment of salary timing
  • Employment contracts
  • Redundancy
  • Minimum notice
  • Working time rules
  • Statistical returns

"I've booked the HR and Payroll Update course most years and during roles with at least 3 different employers. One thing remains the same; a course that is relevant, well delivered and enjoyable and that is key when trying to retain the many pieces of legislation changes to which payroll professionals are exposed."

Tracy Hinton
HR & Payroll Manager at Stemcor

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