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The article contains main definitions and regulations concerning running a business in Poland.
The opening part is focused on various definitions of business activity and highlights different aspects
for the meaning of this term. There are at least a few legal acts defining business activity in
Poland; however, two of the most important are the systematical regulations for public and private
law. Due to business activity regulations, there also exist a few definitions of enterprise in Poland.
The wide spectrum of the meaning of the term enterprise gives allowance to define many persons as
an entrepreneur. In Poland, a few forms of enterprises can be used in business activity. The author has
described the most common (excluding charity) forms of business activity: individual and corporate.
The last part of the article has been dedicated to general principles of running businesses in Poland.