Polish women are also not happy about the Polish Deal tax reform

Today it is as you know International Women’s Day and Polish women still has a lot to fight for in a Poland and a survey shows that most Polish women also thinks that the Polish Deal tax reform is a burden.

You can by the way listen to my podcast episode regarding the Polish Deal tax reform. It is an overview.

Very few are positive about the tax reform

Only slightly over 11 percent of Polish women have a positive opinion of the current effects of the tax changes under the so-called Polish Deal tax reform. That is according to a study by UCE Research and SYNO Poland for Business Insider Polska.

62 percent of the interviewed women are of the opposite opinion. The others did not answer or do not have an opinion. In turn, as much as 92 percent of the Polish woman claims that due to rising inflation she felt the price increase in the household budget.

Polish Deal tax reform caused confusion

The introduction of the Polish Deal tax reform implemented from January caused a lot of confusion. However, there are so many errors and ambiguities in the new tax regulations that the government quickly started patching up the Polish Deal. There are also many who wants withdraw all these changes and possibly implement them from next year.

The negative effects of introducing tax changes within the so-called Polish Deal, is assessed primarily by women aged 23-35 (64.2% among them), with a net monthly income of over 9,000. PLN (81.4%), higher education (67.2%) and cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants (68.9%).

Most often, negative ratings are given by employees of companies /institutions employing from 101 to 250 people – 68 percent. The least frequent were women from organisations employing from 11 to 50 people – 57.7%.

Only 12.7 percent of the Polish women believe that the introduction of the Polish Deal from January 2022 was a good move by the government. 66.7 percent of the respondents are of exactly the opposite opinion. In turn, for 13.6 percent. hard to say, and 7 percent has no opinion.

What does this show? Comparing this data with the data from the first question, it can be seen that the group that has been assessing the introduction of the Polish Deal as negative from this year is 4.7 percentage points. Greater than the group that poorly assessed the effects of introducing tax changes under the above-mentioned solutions.

The Polish Deal is considered a good move mainly by women aged 23-35 (14.7% of them), with a monthly net income of PLN 5,000-6,999 (19.4%), primary or lower secondary education (26.7% of them) and living in towns of 50000 up to 9900000 inhabitants (18.7%).

However, taking into account the size of companies/institutions, it is the employees of entities employing 51 to 100 people – 19.9% ​​who most often thiks the Polish Deal taxreform good solution. The least frequent employees from organisations employing up to 10 people, the number is 8.3 percent.

Polish women about the inflation

Inflation is one of the major problems for Poles. In order to moderate the rise in prices, the government introduced an inflation shield in February. This is a reduction in taxes and excise tax on fuels, gas and electricity. The rates applicable to basic food products also decreased.

91.8 percent of the Polish woman claims that due to rising inflation she felt the price increase in her household budget. 5.7 percent are of the opposite opinion, and 2.5 percent thinks it is hard to say.

Due to rising inflation, the increase in prices in their home budget was felt primarily by women aged 56-80 (92.3% among them), with a monthly net income of PLN 3,000-4,999 (93.1%), higher education (93 , 4 percent) and from cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants (94.9%).

Inflation is most often mentioned by employees of organisations employing from 101 to 250 people – 93.7 percent. The least common were women from companies/institutions where 51 to 100 people work.

Majority thinks the government is handling it badly

10.9 percent of Polish women positively assess the effectiveness of the government’s fight against rising inflation, and 68.4 percent badly. 15.4 percent says it is hard to say, and 5.3 percent. has no opinion.

In particular groups, there are usually more and many more, women giving bad grades than women giving good grades. However, the opposite is true in the case of respondents with primary or lower secondary education. Here, good grades for the government are 46.7 percent and bad, 26.6 percent.

The poor effectiveness of the government’s fight against rising inflation is mentioned mainly by women aged 23-35 (among them – 70%), with a monthly net income above 9,000 PLN (81.5%), higher education (72.9%) and cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants (76.6%).

Employees of companies/institutions employing from 101 to 250 people  the number is 72.9% of most often report bad effectiveness. The least frequently employed were women, employing from 51 to 100 people, the number is 64.8%.

Source: BusinessInsider

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I am from Denmark but have lived and done business in Poland since the Spring in 2008. I have had a webshop with Scandinavian designed products, and event company in Poland. Today I am a business consultant and b2b IT consultant plus sales agent on the Polish market. I have lived/done business in 3 different cities and in 3 different regions (voivodeships) in Poland. My business network and knowledge about doing business in Poland and about Poland are therefore very big.

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