LinuxNews.pl: Poland: It's official! Tax for Free Software
Nov 20, 2000, 12:41 (14 Talkback[s])
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"The Polish Ministry of Finances just confirmed that in
Poland you have to pay tax for using Free Software. English version
of text will be posted soon."
In the mean time, while you're waiting for a translation, you
can attempt to parse the story with Poltran.com. A cursory look at the
story indicates that the Polish government believes receiving
something of value, even if it's free software, is receiving
something of value and so is subject to taxation.