Jan Rudowski

The Vice-President of the Supreme Administrative Court – the President

of the Financial Chamber


He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

From 1984 to 1998 he was employed at the Tax Chamber in Bydgoszcz and has held positions concerned with case-law in matters of tax liabilities. After passing the competitive exam, since 10th May 1991 r. he had been appointed by the Minister of Finance to the post of the Director of  the Tax Chamber in Bydgoszcz.

 He completed a number of ministerial courses and trainings (also international).

He was a member of the State Examination Board for Tax Advisors.

In the period from 1998 to 2001 he held the post of Undersecretary of State and then the post of Secretary of State in the Ministry of Finance, where he was responsible for legislative work concerning substantial and procedural tax law, official interpretations of tax law provisions, supervision over the practice and case-law of tax (fiscal) authorities, achievement of uniformity of tax authorities case-law and supervision over the collection of taxes by tax authorities.

From 1999 until 2000 he held the position of the President of Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), international organisation, which aim among others to strengthen co-operation between tax administrations in the European region and to support their development.

In May 2002 he was appointed by the President of the Republic of Poland to the post of judge in the Supreme Administrative Court. Since 1st January 2004 he is a member of the Financial Chamber of  NSA. In the years 2013–2016 he held the position of the deputy president, then president of the Second Division of the Financial Chamber of NSA. Since February 2016 he served as the acting President of the Financial Chamber. By the order of the President of the Republic of Poland of 6th June 2016 he was appointed to the post of the Vice-President of the Supreme Administrative Court.

Lecturer at the Postgraduate Studies of Tax Law. Member of the Examination Board for Advocate’s Exam and Examination Board of Appeal to the Ministry of Justice for Legal Advisor’s Exam.