An overview of payroll in Poland

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CPD Qualification Hours: 6

An overview of payroll in Poland

Cost: £425+VAT, $550, €500
10% off for GPA members

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A country that has some legislation left over from the communist era but also has many other aspects of employment law to reflect the modern era.

Tax is operated as source, PIT, with specific processes for determining if there is a higher rate of tax to be applied. Social security covers a range of insurances and there are employer contributions to be considered.

Having attended this course delegates will have confidence that they understand the fundamentals of payroll processing in Poland, are clear about employer obligations including those for Poland residents and non-residents, know what they need to do on a periodic and annual basis, can answer employee queries and check payslips.

Even if payrolls are outsourced it is still the employers responsibility to ensure all obligations are met and that income tax and social security are correctly processed. This course not only gives you the information you need to be compliant but also ensures you know exactly what information should be given to a payroll provider and the various tasks they should be completing on your behalf.

The course includes:
• Country overview
• Business culture
• National minimum wage
• Personal income tax (PIT)
o How to calculate tax
o Benefits in kind including cars and large benefits
o Stock options
o Tax free items
o Per diem rates
o Home to work travel
o Personal tax credits
o Higher rate tax
o Moving jobs
o Examples
o Tax office
o Starters and leavers
• Social security
o Different types of insurances
o Rates
o Examples
o Labour and bankruptcy fund
o Health care cover
o Private medical insurance
o Making returns via PŁATNIK and reconciliations
o PESEL numbers
o Paying over social security to ZUS
• PRRON returns and payments
• Tax year end including PIT-11 and PIT-40
• Pension schemes and company social benefit fund
• Civil debt recovery
• Salary regulations
• Work certificate
• Employee records
• Types of leave including:
o Unpaid leave
o Sickness
o Maternity pay and leave
o Other leave
o Annual leave including calculation and payment
o Public holidays
• Payment of salary
• Payslip requirements
• Employee contracts
• Redundancy
• Notice periods
• Working time
• Statistical returns
• Useful links

Delegates will also receive details of links to useful websites, and online access to resources on the GPA website.

Course Dates

5th February 2018  – London
1st 2nd 3rd May 2018 – Virtual Learning
7th September 2018 – London


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