The government tries to close another hole in the tobacco market through which the budget loses hundreds of million a year. This time the aim is to deal with fraud in dried smoking tobacco trade.
The government draft of the excise act includes new regulations. The authors claim that they will remove or restrict some of the more burdensome and obsolete administrative requirements for entrepreneurs, which will lower the costs of business activities. To this effect, new regulations involve less documentation obligations. There will be no double verification of companies before granting an excise permit and the documentation on tax warehouses. The draft also involves tax deductions for energy-consuming businesses using coal or gas.
Entrepreneurs appreciate these solutions. – The draft includes many small changes which, taken together, form a favourable picture for entrepreneurs from all sectors required to pay excise – Employers of Poland wrote in their opinion.