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No more double taxation for Poles working in the UK


Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
11 Jan 2007 /  #1
Polish President Lech KaczyƄski has signed a law ending double taxation for Poles working in Britain.
So far, workers returning to Poland had to pay Polish tax in addition to the tax already paid in Britain. The issue has been a problem for many Poles working in Britain who saw it as discouraging them from returning home. They have been lobbying for a tax change for a long time now.

The agreement was made between Polish and British finance ministries in July. British parliament will vote on the tax change in April.



I just seen this. wow. good news for polish workers.

good job fighting it!! even if it took long time. good for them, they deserve this.
There are currently hundreds of thousand of Poles living and working in Britain.

Ps. I know this is old news. so anyway, again, I say, good job!!

hey I will say it again, good job!! good Jobbbbbbbbbbb..
good job good job good job.

Yes, I am feeling a bit goofy today, have to go to work soon, last day then I am
off for 1 day. I think I should put a tent up at work, Im there so much.

this post is going back to the top.

isnt anyone happy?:(
hello 22 | 891  
11 Jan 2007 /  #2
It seems few Poles paid double taxes anyway - they figured out how to avoid that even under the old law..
telefonitika  
11 Jan 2007 /  #3
Well done -- :) its a shame you cant claim back all the tax you have paid twice though :( but nonetheless this will be welcomed by the polish living here in the UK save abit more money on their wages each week/month dependant on when paid :)
OP Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
11 Jan 2007 /  #4
its a shame you cant claim back all the tax you have paid twice though

I didnt pay double taxes, course where I live uncle sam gets a good portion of
mine, I dispise him!! lol

I was happy for Poland. its not fair anyone from any country should pay twice on
same paycheck. what would you have left after bustin your bootie ?

anyway, I think its good thing. some good positive Poland news :) for a change.

It seems few Poles paid double taxes anyway - they figured out how to avoid that even under the old law..

I dont blame them, thats the govts robbing the working class. dont you agree?

how many taxes you think they should pay? ten? twenty?

how bout they work for free?

comon, dont sound so depressed over it. this could have been your shoes and
how would you feel if they taxed you in another country? the govts need to find
other ways to collect money besides taking from the working class. there are
other ways. my thoughts are that businesses should be, because they do cheat
alot. "dont anyone say they dont" there isnt a honest business unless they are
privately owned, and some of those even are shady.
globetrotter 3 | 106  
11 Jan 2007 /  #5
About time too. It was just a scheme to try to stop Polish people working abroad. The only visible effect was to stop people going home just in case they were taxed again.
dannyboy 18 | 248  
15 Feb 2007 /  #6
Merged: Double Taxation Rules regarding Polish working in Ireland

Hi,

This is specificially relevant to Polish people employed in Ireland.

I noticed on 1 or 2 threads on this site that people believe the double taxation rule between Ireland & Poland has expired.

I would like to state that this is incorrect.

If you are unsure, please view the following links:

citizensinformation.ie/index/LANGUAGE/pl

revenue.ie/index.htm?/services/tax_info/taxes12.htm

revenue.ie/index.htm?/services/tax_info/taxes12.htm

citizensinformation.ie/index/LANGUAGE/pl

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