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As a result of the Russian invasion, Ukrainian citizens have been forced to leave their country. Millions of people have found a new home and job in Poland and other European countries. Many organisations and individuals are making unremitting efforts to help them find their way and then move smoothly in the changed reality.
One such initiative is a free guide to the Polish tax system for individuals. This is the first stage of a project coordinated by the Ukrainian law firm Integrites. The section on Poland was drawn up by experts from DZP. Subsequent chapters will be devoted to the jurisdictions of the other countries to which most Ukrainian refugees have relocated.
Thanks to its clear structure and accessible language, the guide is of a practical nature and will also be useful to those without specialist knowledge in this area. DZP has prepared input on Polish tax regulations and requirements concerning, inter alia:
DZP lawyers Joanna Wierzejska, Partner and Co-Head of the Tax Practice, and Tomasz Darowski, Partner in the Infrastructure & Energy Practice, were involved in the project.
The guide to the Polish tax system can be found on the Integrites' website.
From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies in Poland and other European Union countries. We would therefore like to give you several details on the subject of how DZP processes personal data.
The administrator of the personal data is Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp.k. (“DZP”; address: Rondo ONZ 1, 00-124 Warszawa). Data are processed for contact purposes and to impart information on changes to provisions and authority practices and on other issues, including events concerning day-to-day legal, economic and cultural issues, inter alia, by sending DZP newsletters. The above is carried out on the basis of legitimate interests, i.e. in accordance with art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Data can also be processed where necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract and for compliance with a legal obligation to which DZP is subject, i.e. pursuant to art. 6(1)(b) and (c) of the GDPR. Data can be transferred to entities with whose help DZP achieves the indicated aims, including entities maintaining IT infrastructure. Giving data is voluntary and in contractual relations is a requirement for concluding and performing a contract. It is possible to object to data processing, request access to, rectification and erasure of personal data or restriction of processing and data portability. Data are kept until an objection is made, and in contractual relations – throughout the term of the contract and thereafter for a period specified in provisions on archiving and limitations period for claims. Anyone has the right to file a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office. Questions concerning privacy at DZP can be sent to DZP’s Data Protection Inspector, Macieja Maciejewskiego, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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