Poland

Currency
Polish zloty (PLN)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
19.48% - 22.14%

About 

Poland

Poland is a large country in Central Europe and the fifth-biggest member of the EU by population size. Poland's diverse terrain extends from the Black Sea in the north to the Carpathian Mountains in the south.

Overview

Population
38,268,000
Language
Polish
Capital
Warsaw
Currency
Polish zloty (PLN)
Country code
+48
Min wage
2,800 PLN gross per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

19.48% - 22.14%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Retirement pension: 9.76%
  • Pension: 6.50%
  • Disability: 0.67% – 3.33%
  • Labor fund: 2.45%
  • Guaranteed Employee Benefits Fund: 0.10%
VAT

23%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays in 2024
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 6 Jan: Epiphany
  • 17 Apr: Easter Sunday
  • 18 Apr: Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 3 May: Constitution Day
  • 5 Jun: Whit Sunday
  • 16 Jun: Corpus Christi
  • 15 Aug: Assumption Day
  • 1 Nov: All Saints' Day
  • 11 Nov: Independence Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec: 2nd Day of Christmas
Sick days

The extent of entitlement to paid sick leave is determined by an employee's age. Employees aged under 50 are entitled to 33 days' sick leave paid by their employers (with social security responsible for payments from day 34 onward). Employees aged over 50  are entitled to 14 days' sick leave paid by their employers (with social security responsible for payments from day 15 onward). Sick leave payments are 80% of salary unless the illness occurred during pregnancy or is work-related (in which case the payments are 100% of the employee's salary).

Maternity leave

Maternity leave is paid by social security at 100% of the mother's regular salary for a period determined by the number of children born or adopted:

  • One child: 20 weeks
  • Two children: 31 weeks
  • Three children: 33 weeks
  • Four children: 35 weeks
  • Five or more children: 37 weeks
  • A minimum of 14 weeks of maternity leave must be taken after the child's birth
Paternity leave

Paid paternity leave in Poland is two weeks, with 100% of the father's salary paid by social security.

Termination

Termination Process

Termination processes vary according to the type of contract, the reason for termination, the employment contract, and any collective agreements that are in place.

Notice Period

Notice periods are determined by length of service:

  • 0-6 months: 2 weeks’ notice
  • 6 months to 3 years: 1 month's notice
  • Over 3 years: 3 months’ notice
Severance Pay

Severance pay is required when the employee's dismissal is the employer's fault or when the employer has over 30 staff. The amount to be paid is determined by length of service:

  • Under two years: one months' pay
  • Between two and eight years: two months' pay
  • Over eight years: three months' pay
Probation Period

Typical probationary periods in Poland are three months, but the exact duration of such a period is determined in each individual's employment contract.

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Tax Calculation

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Employer cost
Total monthly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross monthly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net monthly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross monthly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Employer cost
Total yearly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross yearly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net yearly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross yearly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
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Poland

Currency
Polish zloty (PLN)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
19.48% - 22.14%

About 

Poland

Poland is a large country in Central Europe and the fifth-biggest member of the EU by population size. Poland's diverse terrain extends from the Black Sea in the north to the Carpathian Mountains in the south.

Overview

Population
38,268,000
Language
Polish
Capital
Warsaw
Currency
Polish zloty (PLN)
Country code
+48
Min wage
2,800 PLN gross per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

19.48% - 22.14%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Retirement pension: 9.76%
  • Pension: 6.50%
  • Disability: 0.67% – 3.33%
  • Labor fund: 2.45%
  • Guaranteed Employee Benefits Fund: 0.10%
VAT

23%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 6 Jan: Epiphany
  • 17 Apr: Easter Sunday
  • 18 Apr: Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 3 May: Constitution Day
  • 5 Jun: Whit Sunday
  • 16 Jun: Corpus Christi
  • 15 Aug: Assumption Day
  • 1 Nov: All Saints' Day
  • 11 Nov: Independence Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec: 2nd Day of Christmas
Sick days

The extent of entitlement to paid sick leave is determined by an employee's age. Employees aged under 50 are entitled to 33 days' sick leave paid by their employers (with social security responsible for payments from day 34 onward). Employees aged over 50  are entitled to 14 days' sick leave paid by their employers (with social security responsible for payments from day 15 onward). Sick leave payments are 80% of salary unless the illness occurred during pregnancy or is work-related (in which case the payments are 100% of the employee's salary).

Maternity leave

Maternity leave is paid by social security at 100% of the mother's regular salary for a period determined by the number of children born or adopted:

  • One child: 20 weeks
  • Two children: 31 weeks
  • Three children: 33 weeks
  • Four children: 35 weeks
  • Five or more children: 37 weeks
  • A minimum of 14 weeks of maternity leave must be taken after the child's birth
Paternity leave

Paid paternity leave in Poland is two weeks, with 100% of the father's salary paid by social security.

Termination

Termination Process

Termination processes vary according to the type of contract, the reason for termination, the employment contract, and any collective agreements that are in place.

Notice Period

Notice periods are determined by length of service:

  • 0-6 months: 2 weeks’ notice
  • 6 months to 3 years: 1 month's notice
  • Over 3 years: 3 months’ notice
Severance Pay

Severance pay is required when the employee's dismissal is the employer's fault or when the employer has over 30 staff. The amount to be paid is determined by length of service:

  • Under two years: one months' pay
  • Between two and eight years: two months' pay
  • Over eight years: three months' pay
Probation Period

Typical probationary periods in Poland are three months, but the exact duration of such a period is determined in each individual's employment contract.

Tax Calculation

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Employer cost
Total monthly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross monthly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net monthly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross monthly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Employer cost
Total yearly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross yearly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net yearly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross yearly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Request a detailed quotation