How will a no-deal Brexit affect my pension as an expat in Poland?

In the wake of Theresa May’s resignation and the likelihood that her replacement will come from the “brexiteer” side of the Conservative party, I thought that it would be worth looking at the implications of a no-deal Brexit on pension payments for expats in Poland.

The first thing to be clear on is that, irrespective of the nature of Britain’s exit from the EU, those living in Poland or elsewhere in the EU will still receive their pension payments.

The issue lies with exactly how much these payments will be worth and how they will be paid.

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Polish state pension – How does it work?

Most expats I speak to expect little, if anything, from the Polish state pension system.

However, if you are employed in Poland, then both you and your employer will contribute a sizable percentage of your salary to it each month.

Therefore, it makes sense to at least understand the basics of how the system works. Continue reading “Polish state pension – How does it work?”