RSM Poland



Well-managed and modern enterprises more and more often decide to focus on their primary business targets, leaving other tasks to external, highly-specialised companies. Today's companies, in order to promote success for their owners, clients and employees, choose to concentrate on their primary activity and wisely outsource what they think is necessary – yet may be done better by others. RSM Poland enables clients to benefit from outsourced services in accountancy, reporting, tax compliance, VAT compliance, payment management and payroll.

Activity-Based Costing

1 July 2020
When complex manufacturing processes make cost accounting insufficient as a source of information for decision making purposes, it is a good idea to opt for activity based costing (ABC). This concept is more than just calculating a unit cost; it is about monitoring the costs of processes and activities in an organisation.

Donations and the CIT tax relief

1 June 2020
More and more businesses decide to build their future taking into account the Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR, which certainly works for the benefit of the company image. One of the ways to support local communities may be a donation. If certain conditions are met, a legal person making an in-kind or cash donation may claim an income tax relief. Let’s check then if helping may indeed pay off.

”Modern accounting agency” conference in Szczecin

16 September 2019
On 11 September, the Szczecin District Branch of the Association of Accountants in Poland organised the “Modern accounting agency” conference, attracting almost 50 representatives of accounting agencies from the region of Western Pomerania.

Remuneration to Taxpayers and Sickness Insurance Benefits

8 August 2019
Can an employer receive remuneration from the Tax Office or Social Insurance Company [ZUS] for the taxes and social insurance benefits that the employer has paid?

Employee Capital Plans (PPK): the first steps have already been taken

17 July 2019
As of July, enterprises with a headcount exceeding 250 were the first to have entered the Employee Capital Plans and they started enrolling their employees to the long-term saving scheme. Therefore, it is a good idea to answer the question what financial institutions will manage the PPK and what principles of withdrawing funds from employees’ accounts will be used? I encourage you to read my article.

Employee Capital Plans (Polish acronym: PPK) – what is it all about?

3 July 2019
On Monday, 1 July, the Employee Capital Plans were rolled out. Organisations employing more than 250 persons were the first to join the scheme, and they automatically enrolled their employees aged 18-55 in the PPK. What are PPKs and what should you know about them? I encourage you to read my article.

New obligations with the SAF-T_VAT file, i.e. the SAF-T_VDEK

17 June 2019
As the Council of Ministers recently adopted a draft amendment of the VAT Act, you need to take into account the fact that as of 1 January 2020 large companies, i.e. those with the average annual headcount of 250 persons or with an annual turnover exceeding EUR 50 million and with a balance sheet total of at least EUR 43 million, will have to submit the new SAF-T_VAT file. Other taxpayers, including local government units, will be obliged to submit the new file as of 1 July 2020.

JPK­_VAT – A Way to Reduce the Gap in VAT

5 June 2019
As a result of a decision taken by the Ministry of Finance (MF) to reduce the gap in the value added tax (VAT) as fast as possible, a new type of report, JPK_VAT, was implemented as along with the latest technology for data verification and analysis.

The dark side of automated bookkeeping processes in contemporary accounting systems

27 May 2019
Magdalena ZARZEKA
Automated bookkeeping processes are inevitable; however, as it is usually the case with progress, there is more to it than just advantages. It can be clearly seen when Clients ask us to keep their accounting books on their own system or when we support accountants working in Shared Services Centres.

Grant-financed fixed assets in books of account

8 April 2019
Barbara BIRYŁO
There are different ways entrepreneurs finance their fixed assets. One of the methods of financing the purchase of fixed assets is to obtain a grant. Such grants must be accounted for, and this is not tax-neutral, as it affects both revenues and tax-deductible costs.