Bydgoszcz is the eighth largest city in Poland, and is home to the Provincial Governor's office. It is the capital city and the largest centre of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province. At the end of 2010, the number of inhabitants amounted to over 356,000 people (the whole Bydgoszcz agglomeration - over 450,000), almost 68 per cent of whom are inhabitants of working age, and 13 per cent are those of pre-working age. In April 2011, the unemployment rate in Bydgoszcz was recorded at 8 per cent, compared to the national average of 12.6 per cent.
The Pomeranian Special Economic Zone
About 46 hectares of BPPT area constitutes a part of Pomeranian Special Economic Zone. It is one of the most awarded Zones of this type in the country offering unique investing opportunities in the north of Poland. In the areas offers very preferential conditions for foreign an domestic investors. Around 8,6 hectares of Bydgoszcz Industrial and Technological Park terrain included in PSSE is still available entrepreneurs.
The mission of the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone is to conduct all promotional activities encouraging to start a business in the available areas. Additionally, its specialists guarantee comprehensive support for entrepreneurs wanting to invest, as well as those who already run their companies within it. PSSE provides all the necessary information, helps in contacts with appropriate departments and many more. They also control, whether the companies operate in accordance with the conditions included in the permission.
The companies who got permission to conduct activity in the area of PSSE can get an exempt from the income tax on the basis of:
- investment expenditures included in the permission,
- employment level included in the permission. The maximum aid is calculated by the multiplication of the maximum admissible intensity and higher costs (of new investment or 2-year costs of newly-hired employees). The aid cannot exceed this amount.
Current law regulations on public aid:
- in Kujawsko-Pomorskie the maximum admissible intensity is 50%,
- maximum admissible intensity is 70% for small and 60% for medium companies.
100,000 EUR is the minimum investment height, provided that the company operates for at least 5 or 3 years (for SME).
25% is the minimum percentage of the investors part in the new investment costs.
Public aid received from a number of places (international and domestic) is added up.
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