– Today we present the anti-inflationary shield 2.0. This shield is to affect the entire country and help leave as much money as possible in Poles’ wallets, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.
The government’s proposals, which are to reduce inflation and eliminate its effects on citizens, include reduction to 8 percent VAT on fuel.
– I hope that Poles will see a clear cut in prices in three weeks – said Morawiecki.
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In addition, the government is proposing to reduce VAT on food. The prime minister appealed to food traders Fr. corresponding reduction in the prices of articles.
– Thanks to this, each family will have 45 zlotys in their wallets per month – Morawiecki announced.
The long-term reduction in food prices is also expected to reduce VAT on fertilizers to zero.
Up to 5 percent the government also wants to lower VAT on electricity and heat. As the prime minister said on Tuesday, all tax cuts proposed as part of the fight against inflation, will cost the state budget about PLN 20 billion.
Inflation is rising
The government spokesman Piotr Müller said in an interview last Friday that the government will deal with the project announced by the prime minister on Tuesday. Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński, in turn, emphasized on Monday that the “Anti-Inflation Shield 2.0” is to protect those who will be hit the most by inflation.