Bartłomiej Kołodziej

Senior Manager | Tax adviser | Expert Auditor

VAT | Financial services sector

Mob.: +48 601 443 474

  • VAT expert with over 20 years of experience.
  • He has unique professional experience – working in the so-called Big Four companies, he has completed numerous VAT projects for clients in various industries, including: financial services and the medical, FMCG, transport and forwarding services sectors.
  • While working for the Ministry of Finance and international institutions, he shaped the VAT system at national and European level. He participated in the work of the VAT Committee of the European Commission.
  • He has advised and assisted clients on the most important and complex issues related to the correct and safe settlement of VAT.
  • He represents clients in disputes with tax authorities, including before the Supreme Administrative Court.
  • He is an attorney before the CJEU in numerous VAT cases.
  • He has extensive knowledge and practical experience regarding correct and safe VAT settlements. He has carried out complex and cross-sectional projects in the field of, among others:
    • implementation of a comprehensive methodology for input VAT deduction,
    • calculation of the VAT coefficient,
    • correct accounting for VAT in chain and international transactions, correct application of VAT exemptions and reduced rates,
    • automation of tax settlements and reporting for tax purposes.
  • He provides tax advisory services and conducts tax audits and due diligence projects.
  • Speaker at numerous conferences, trainings and workshops on VAT.
  • 1998 | Tax adviser
  • 2023 | Expert auditor
  • 2022 | Doctoral studies, Kozminski University
  • 2021 | Advanced Leadership Program, Center for Leadership
  • 2001 | University of Economics in Katowice
  • 1998 | Wrocław University of Economics
  • Member of the National Chamber of Tax Advisers
  • Member of the State Examination Board for Tax Advisers
  • Member of the Polish Chamber of Statutory Auditors
  • Languages: Polish, English

Co-author of chapters for the books:

  • “Polish governance – impact on business tax settlements”; Chapters: VAT taxation of financial services – a new option for business and VAT Group – support for investment and development; Warsaw 2022, Wolters Kluwer.
  • “Harmonisation of VAT in the European Union: Present and Future”; Chapter: The VAT Liability of Online Platforms in the EU (Harmonised) System; Warsaw 2022, Koźmiński University Publishing House.