Terms used in official statistics

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Taxes on production and imports


Taxes consist of compulsory, unrequired payments, in cash or in kind which are levied by general government, or by the Institutions of the European Union, in respect of the production and importation of goods and services, the employment of labour, the ownership or use of land buldings or other assets used in production.

- Other taxes on production consist of all taxes that enterprises incur as a result of engaging in production, independent of the quantity or value of the goods and services produced or sold.

- Taxes on products are taxes that are payable per unit of given good or service produced or transacted.

  • Regulation (EU) No 549/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 174 z 26.06.2013, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Rachunków Narodowych