Draft amendments to the Act on Central Register and Information on Economic Activity (CEIDG) prepared by the Minister of Development and Technology will introduce legal solutions facilitating the formation and running of business online. The amendment also extends the scope of published information.
CEIDG — new solutions, greater automation
On 19 September 2022, a bill amending the Act on Central Register and Information on Economic Activity and Trader Information Desk was published on the Government Legislation Centre website.
The solutions proposed in the bill respond to traders’ requests regarding the need to implement changes aiming at further automation and optimisation of processes related to registration and running of business.
The amendment to the Act introduces a number of solutions. The most important for traders are:
Amendment to the CEIDG Act — planned entry into force
The bill is now open for public consultation, which will end on 19 October 2022.
The Act is due to enter into force 30 days after its publication. An exception is to be provided for the provisions on:
CEIDG — 11 years of system operation
CEIDG (Central Register and Information on Economic Activity) is a register of traders who are natural persons and operate in the Republic of Poland. The register was launched on 1 July 2011.
CEIDG operates as an ICT system through which you can apply for registration of your firm, amend data, resume or cease activities. Since the beginning of system operation, it was assumed to be fully automated, so that every trader can register online.
The amendment will introduce further automation of the register and is a response to changes in the legal and economic environment and expectations of traders, including the growing interest in services offered by CEIDG. For more than 9 years, there has been a steady increase in the number of online applications.
According to CEIDG data, as of 20 July 2022, there were 2,584,000 active traders and 350 510 representatives entered in the CEIDG.
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