Government proposal to extend again essential foods’ VAT cut until end of June 2024
The current temporary VAT zero-rating of many foods, due to end on 31st December 2023 is extended again. This time until the end of June 2024. This comes as Polish inflation is now 6.3%, compared to 7.7% in the previous month.
The cut only covers basic foodstuffs such as milk and bread.
The proposal is now being reviewed by the Polish Parliament.
Aug 2022 Polish Council of Ministers approves further extension of VAT rate cuts
Poland has roll-over again various energy and food VAT rate cuts until 31 December 2022. They were due to expire on 31 October 2022.
European inflation VAT cuts have become popular across the region as inflation hits forty-year highs.
Fuel and food VAT rate cuts
The extension until 31 December 2022 will see the following rates applied:
- 8% Fuel (diesel)
- 5% Electricity and heating energy
- 0% foods, fertilisers and gas
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