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Finansowanie zadań zlecanych jednostkom samorządu terytorialnego
Financing of tasks delegated to local government units

Author(s): Elżbieta Malinowska-Misiąg
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Kancelaria Sejmu
Keywords: delegated tasks; special-purpose subsidies; local government in Poland; underfunding of local government units

Summary/Abstract: This article looks at the issues related to financing of the Polish central government’s tasks which by law are delegated to local government units. It first discusses some legal issues connected with responsibility for delegated tasks, as well as problems with underfinancing of these tasks. Next, it provides an overview of the scope of delegated tasks, and looks at financial analyses of special-purpose grants for delegated tasks, which depend on the type of the local government units and their location. The article concludes with the discussion of possible solutions to the problems raised.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 53-77
  • Page Count: 25
  • Language: Polish