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Phrases you need to know when dealing with money in Poland Posted by on Oct 13, 2020

Poland has a reputation as one of the few European destinations where you still get a lot of “bang for your buck”! Exchanging money in Poland is the most frequent banking necessity for visitors. Consequently, it is necessary that you obtain the most for your money by getting familiar with these typical money words in…

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2020 Polish presidential election Posted by on Jun 30, 2020

As we are getting ready for presidential election here in USA, Poland is about to choose a new president as well. The 2020 Polish presidential election was due to be held on May 10th 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election (wybory) was initially scheduled for May, when President Duda had a commanding…

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2019 European Parliament election Posted by on May 26, 2019

European Parliament elections came to a close today! They not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions but can also play back into the national politics of the bloc’s 28 member states. The European Parliament (Europejski Parlament) is the only EU institution whose…

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Buying and investing related Polish vocabulary Posted by on Oct 22, 2018

Whether we move to another country or just visit, we need to buy different things. From food to house and everything in between. We also invest in different things while we live in a different country. Today’s vocabulary may be helpful in making buying/investing decisions easier in Polish 🙂 at a discount – po obniżonej cenie…

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Let’s talk tax in Poland! Posted by on Jan 22, 2016

Tax return season is coming up…so let’s talk taxes! Taxes, deadlines, tax identification numbers… Rental income from residential property situated in Poland is chargeable to tax, regardless of whether the owner is resident in Poland or not. Owners of rental properties in Poland, who are in receipt of rental income, have an obligation to declare this…

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Is it all about the money? Money in Poland. Posted by on Jun 2, 2015

Knowing what to do with your money is very important, especially while traveling! So, do you know everything about Polish money? Poland’s legal tender (prawny środek płatniczy) is called Złoty (PLN). 1 złoty = 100 groszy. Coins in circulation (monety w obiegu): PLN 1, 2 and 5 and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50…

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Polish economy today Posted by on Apr 14, 2015

If you know Polish history, you cannot help but marvel at the country’s emergence from the ashes of its traumatic past (powstanie kraju z popiołów swojej traumatycznej przeszłości). Over the last 25 years, Poland, after centuries of war and subjugation (po wiekach wojen i niewoli), has enjoyed peace (pokój), a stable and booming economy (stabilna…

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