Janina Fornalik

Partner | Tax adviser

VAT | IT solutions

Email: Janina.Fornalik@mddp.pl
Tel.: (+48) (22) 322 68 88
Mob.: (+48) (22) 660 440 141

  • An expert in the field of VAT with over 20 years of experience
  • Manages the work of MDDP’s Digital Practice creating digital solutions for business to automate processes related to tax obligations and increasing taxpayer security
  • She advises clients on the most important and most complex issues related to VAT settlement
  • She conducts comprehensive projects related to the implementation of internal tax procedures in the field of due diligence, conducting tax audits and tax due diligence
  • She advises and represents clients in disputes with tax authorities, also before the Supreme Administrative Court
  • She has extensive knowledge of VAT settlements in the public sector, for which she has carried out projects of recovering non-deducted VAT, implementing VAT pro-rata and ongoing tax consultancy
  • She has extensive experience in working for clients from various industries, including energy, IT, transport, automotive and publishing business
  • 2005 Tax adviser
  • 1997 Poznań University of Economics and Business
  • Member of the VAT Expert Group established by the European Commission
  • Member of the working group on the due diligence methodology established at the Ministry of Finance
  • Member of the National Chamber of Tax Advisers
  • Lecturer and speaker at trainings and conferences on issues in VAT, including those related to tax settlements in local governments.
  • Languages: English
  • Recognized as one of the leaders of indirect taxes in Poland according to the “Indirect Tax Leaders” ranking, International Tax Review (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019).
  • Leading expert in tax advisory in Poland according to the “Women in Tax” ranking, International Tax Review, (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).
  • Partner in one of the largest and most distinguished specialist tax practices in Poland, which is also the only Polish entity invited to the VAT Experts Group established by the European Commission.
  • Author of the book “VAT in Local Governments”
  • Co-author of the book “Commentary to the VAT Directive”
  • Co-author of the book “Split Payment Mechanism in Questions and Answers”
  • Co-author of the book “Obligatory Split Payment”
  • Co-author of the publication “Split Payment from 1 November 2019”