VAT news tagged as "Retail tax"


EU challenges new Polish retail tax

September 19th, 2016

The European Commission (EC) has opened a state-aid probe into Poland’s new retail tax. The tax is levied on the turnover of supermarkets, with an upwards sliding scale based on the total turnover of each retailer. The EC’s injunction will investigate whether the progressive nature of the rates scale amounts to an unfair competitive advantage …


Poland 2016 retailer tax

February 1st, 2016

Following last’s year’s proposal for a larger supermarket levy in Poland, the Ministry of Finance has provided more details of the tax. The implementation date has not yet been determined, but should be before the start of the summer. The tax headlines include includes: Large retailers and chains will be subject to the tax The …