Initial estimates of the Ministry of Finance inform that the tax gap in the value added tax (VAT) decreased in 2018 to 12.5%. potential inflows from 15.4%. a year before. When analyzing the effectiveness of activities in this area, we would like to remind you that in 2012-2015 "it was estimated at 24-25 percent. It is worth adding that in 2018 revenues from tax on goods and services amounted to PLN 174,947,071 thousand and were higher by PLN 8 947 071 thousand from the amount forecasted in the Budget Act This result is worth comparing to 2017 when VAT revenues were higher by PLN 18 145 860 thousand, ie by 11.6% in nominal terms and 9.8% real percentage compared to the previous year.
Source: MF