Międzynarodowa Konferencja IFA: Practical aspects of the application of the double tax treaty between Germany and Poland

Kraków, Poland
24 wrz - 25 wrz 2023

Serdecznie zapraszamy na międzynarodową konferencję organizowaną przez IFA Poland i IFA Germany zatytułowaną "Practical aspects of the application of the double tax treaty between Germany and Poland", która odbędzie się w Krakowie 25 września 2023 r. (w języku angielskim).

Komitet organizacyjny

Prof. Dr. Christian Kaeser, President of the Board at IFA Germany, Head of Tax, Siemens AG
Prof. Dr. Xaver Ditz , Partner at FGS
Pan Berthold Welling, Secretary General at IFA Germany, Executive Manger at VCI (Association of Chemical Industry)
Dr. Monika Wünnemann, Head of Tax at BDI (German Federation of Industries)
Dr. Wojciech Sztuba, President of the Board at IFA Poland, Managing Partner at TPA Poland
Prof. Dr. hab. Krzysztof Lasiński-Sulecki, Board Member at IFA Poland, Director of the Centre of Fiscal Studies at Nicolaus Copernicus University
Dr. Izabela Andrzejewska Czernek, Board Member at IFA Poland; Global YIN Committee Member, of counsel at Vinci & Vinci


24 września 2023
18:30 Wykład inauguracyjny i kolacja

25 września 2023
10:00-11:00 Rejestracja
11:00-11:15 Wprowadzenie do wydarzenia
Prof. Dr. Christian Kaeser, President of the Board at IFA Germany
Dr. Wojciech Sztuba, President of the Board at IFA Poland

Part. I. The most and least contentious provisions of the DTT DE PL

Prof. Dr. Adrian Cloer, Honorary Professor at the European University Viadrina, Honorary Judge at the Higher Regional Court of Brandenburg, Co-editor of Jamrozy/Cloer Commentary on GermanPolish Double Tax Convention

Dr. Marcin Lachowicz, Polish Ministry of Finance, Tax Policy Department (in charge for DTT negotiations and exchange of information), Chair of Polish GAAR Panel
Dr. Jakub Jankowski, Polish Ministry of Finance, Income Tax Department
Pan Arkadiusz Bakowski, Head of global tax at BASF ECMS Group
Dr. Monika Wünnemann, Head of Tax at German Federation of Industries
Dr. Wojciech Sztuba, President of the Board at IFA Poland, Partner at TPA Poland

The long history of mutual investment, the movement of capital and people, the creation of extensive supply and value chains, has provided a rich test base for each of the provisions of the bilateral DTT. Which have worked well and which have caused the most disputes or difficulties?
• Permanent establishment concept changing over time (profit allocation, highly integrated business structures, VAT fixed establishment, temporary construction PE, remote work & new technologies, outsourcing trends
• Transfer Pricing and the evolution of TP methods
• Relocation of manufacturing functions to low tax zones in PL
• Transparent entities LLPs, investment funds, trust contracts
• WHT / BO challanges and new duties

12:45-13:00 Przerwa kawowa

Part. II Polish German practice on dispute resolution and dispute avoidance

Prof. Dr. Xaver Ditz, Partner at Flick Gocke Schaumburg in Bonn/Duesseldorf and professor at the University of Trier

Prof. Dr. Robert Ullmann, University of Augsburg, member of the advisory commissions for the EU Dispute Resolution Mechanism
Pani Helena Radzięciak, Polish Ministry of Finance, Head of Unit (directly supervising currently pending Polish MAP proceedings)
Dr. Monika Laskowska, Warsaw School of Economics, Ex-Deputy Director at Direct Taxes Department in the Ministry of Finance (dealing with TP and AOA), board member at IFA Poland
Dr. Michael Hoelzl, Head of Tax, Customs & Branch Management at Siemens Energy

The large number of disputes concerning the application of the DTT between Germany and Poland makes it possible both to analyze the effectiveness of the available dispute resolution tools and to assess their actual impact on economic relations.
• Practical application of MAP (mostly disputed topics)
• Resolution practice in transfer pricing disputes
• Dispute resolution vs. avoidance
• Tax ruling / APA practice in both countries
• Administrative information exchange

14:30-15:30 Lunch

Part. III. Impact of changes in the business and regulatory environment

Prof. Dr. hab. Krzysztof Lasiński-Sulecki, Professor at the University of
Torun, Member of the Board of IFA Poland

Dr. Filip Majdowski, Member of the Steering Group of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, Adviser to the Polish Ministry of Finance on International Tax Law
• Prof. Dr. Christian Kaeser, President of the Board at IFA Germany, Head of Tax, Siemens AG
Pan Cezary Krysiak, Polish Ministry of Finance, Head of TP unit at Direct Taxes Department
Pani Patrycja Brzostowska, Head of Tax at Getir Group
Pani Dominika Tyczka-Szyda, Tax adviser, Partner, Head of Legal & Tax Consulting Department in Wroclaw responsible for TP team in Rödl & Partner Poland

Changing business models, remote working, ecommerce, the digitalization of economies, the electrification of the automotive industry and the decarbonization of industrial production. How will DTT PL DE deal with these and other challenges of the future? What changes to expected?
• Will both countries remain attractive investment sites for each other in a long run? What may change in the mutual lists of top investment advantages
• New definition of taxing rights as a result of Pillar One
• How mobility of work and automation may impact the future

17:00-17:15 Zakończenie
Prof. Dr. Christian Kaeser, President of the Board at IFA Germany
Dr. Wojciech Sztuba, President of the Board at IFA Poland

Rejestracja i opłaty

150 EUR / 675 PLN (VAT w cenie) opłaty rejestracyjnej - dotyczy członków IFA
200 EUR / 900 PLN (VAT w cenie) opłaty rejestracyjnej - pozostali uczestnicy

Opłata rejestracyjna obejmuje udział w sesjach konferencyjnych i oficjalnej kolacji w dniu 24 września 2023 roku. Nie obejmuje zakwaterowania i dodatkowych atrakcji.

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