Mr Wojciech Śliż > Kochanski & Partners > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Kochanski & Partners
METROPOLITAN BUILDING
PL PILSUDSKIEGO 1
00-078 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Tax Practice

Position

Counsel

Career

Wojciech is a VAT specialist with over 20 years of experience in providing tax advice gained through his work for some of the Big Four companies and leading Polish tax law firms. For 3 years Wojciech served as the Director of the VAT Department at the Ministry of Finance, where he co-authored a number of changes in VAT law introduced in recent years, such as split payments, the White List, and a new matrix for VAT rates. It was at his initiative that explanations on VAT on property transactions and guidelines on due care compliance for VAT purposes began to be published.

Wojciech is the author of many advanced tax solutions addressed directly to clients (e.g. optimisation of promotion programmes, optimisation of settlements with suppliers, e-invoicing, electronic review of VAT rates, and optimisation of retail voucher settlements). He has represented some of the largest companies in Poland in disputes with tax authorities.

Wojciech is a former judge of the High Disciplinary Court of the National Chamber of Tax Advisers and a former member of the State Examination Commission for Tax Advisors.

Since 2010, he has been a tax expert in the Polish Organisation of Commerce and Distribution.

Wojciech serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of LOT S.A. (Polish airlines) and is a former member of the Supervisory Board of Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z o.o. (the state lottery company).

Languages

Polish, English

Memberships

National Chamber of Tax Advisers

Education

European School of Law and Administration in Warsaw, Faculty of European Law; University of Warsaw, Master of Law