Income tax rates for commuters

Information on the impact of being a cross-border commuter may have on income tax rates


Tax rate

If your remuneration is subject to taxation in Poland, then the tax due is calculated according to a tax scale. This means that the amount of tax depends on the amount of income you have earned.

The tax scale applicable in Poland in 2022

Tax base (PLN)

The tax amounts to


up to


120 000


Less a tax-reducing amount 3600 PLN

120 000


PLN 10 800 + 32% of the excess over PLN 120 000



Important: when calculating the amount of tax, take into account all the tax relief and deductions to which you are entitled under the legislation in force in Poland.
Please note: If your income from employment, less the social insurance contributions (which are tax deductible in Poland) paid, exceeds PLN 1 000 000, you will be required to pay a solidarity levy. The levy amounts to 4% of the excess over PLN 1 000 000.

Tax-residence for cross-border commuters

Information on tax-residence for cross-border commuters

Commuters from neighbouring EU countries

Information on specific rules for commuters from all neighbouring EU countries (where a country borders several Member States)

Tax filings

Information on the impact on submitting a tax return form, deadlines, online procedure