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Secure e-commerce

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E-commerce is becoming an increasingly popular business model. More and more consumers take advantage of the options available on the Internet and decide to buy online. That is why it is key for every business to be present online – this provides you with tools by which your products can reach as many customers as you want.


Starting an online shop involves several steps that will allow you to use effectively the opportunities offered by digitisation. You should also protect yourself against hacking attacks and work closely together with your IT department or external service provider in setting up your website and its functionalities. Besides the technological aspects, you must also take account of laws and taxes.


Read the articles of our experts about the most important things to remember when starting an online shop. We describe there the basic issues of the mail order sale to and from Poland, discuss the related risks and analyse the legal aspects of online sales.

 

 

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​6/02/2024

Revolutionary changes in e-commerce »

Major changes in e-commerce will become law on 17 February 2024. They are rooted in the EU Regulation of 19 October 2022 – Digital Services Act – DSA.

​28/08/2023

New obligations for digital platform operators »

A bill amending the Act on exchange of tax information with other states and certain other acts is currently at the consultation stage.

1/02/2021

Database of products and packaging – deadlines »

Deadlines for the fulfilment of certain obligations related to the database of products, packaging and waste management (waste database – Polish abbreviation: BDO) expire in February and March. 

​26/08/2020

Problems with accounting for VAT on mail order sales »

Mail order sales in Poland should not generate many problems once they are registered for VAT there. When you use a simple sales model, it should not be difficult, for example, to determine the tax point. 

​24/07/2020

EU postpones the VAT and e-commerce reform »

The European Commission has proposed to postpone for six months the implementation of the new VAT regulations governing e-commerce and supply of services to individuals in the EU. 

​24/07/2020

Mail-order sale »

Mail order sale is very popular. More and more people buy online because electronic purchases are fast, convenient and sometimes even cheaper than buying in traditional stores. 

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