On October 25, 2019, the President signed the Act of October 16, 2019 amending the Act on excise duty, aimed at reducing the rates of excise duty for hybrid diesel-electric cars. The amendment introduces regulations under which the amount of excise duty rates on passenger cars will depend on the type of car drive and engine capacity.

New excise rates:

1.55% of the tax base – will cover hybrid cars with an internal combustion engine capacity of 2,000 cm3 or less, in which electricity is not accumulated by connecting to an external power source;

9.3% of the tax base – will cover hybrid cars with an internal combustion engine capacity in the range above 2,000 cm3 to 3,500 cm3 in which electricity is not accumulated by connecting to an external power source, and in which electricity is accumulated by connecting to an external power source.

The Act will enter into force on the first day of the second month following the month of publication.

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