Factsheet: Tax act

Tax act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Tax Act - Act of 6 December 2008 on excise duty
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ustawa z dnia 6 grudnia 2008 r. o podatku akcyzowym
Description: 
In Poland, a tax is levied on the sale of electricity to end-users and their consumption. Electricity from renewable sources is exempt from consumption tax.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate electricity from renewable sources

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Urząd Regulacji Energetyki (URE) – Energy Regulatory Office

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013