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Poland Suspends Plans For Digital Service Tax

Sept. 6, 2019, 1:32 PM

Poland has delayed plans to roll out its own digital tax on global tech companies.

The draft budget for 2020 no longer includes income from such measures, Filip Majdowski, a deputy director at the Polish Finance Ministry’s tax system department, told Bloomberg Tax Sept. 6 in a telephone interview. The draft was published Aug. 26.

  • Majdowski wouldn’t comment on why the draft budget’s been revised to exclude income from digital service taxation in 2020, but he said that “from a technical issue, it turned into a very, very political one in Poland.”
  • The country’s plans were modeled after the...
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