Poland VAT fraud measures

Wed 4th Jan 2017

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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