This is a stupid post... farmers in Poland have it very hard and they work very hard .. most of us even me would not even keep up with them !!! Most of them are poor and farms are small .. you can only grow some crops or do dairy farming in most places and these jobs are nowhere near from easy !
This was some poetry.
Now it's time for some facts:
- Average farm in Poland is 10,23 ha (102300 square meters).
- Polish farmer really does not supposed to pay any income tax.
- Average monthly payment into the social security system:
Please bear in mind that the pensions received from the common budget by farmers are comparable to those received by "the others".
As for hard work. Come on, I know the country life. Right now country folks in Poland enjoy a 4-months holiday (because the fields soon will be frozen) while factory workers are working, taking overtimes and paying taxes and social contribution (6 times more than the farmers).
And I am talking about real farmers. Because there are a lot of people who are farmers only on paper. For instance - majority of the taxi drivers in my home town are "legally farmers". They don't pay income taxes as well.
Polish farmer is the last free Men of Europe!
They are outside of taxation system, they don't care about social security. And no political party would dare to touch them because they are a huge part of the population. And they have got a right to vote.