Compensation bonus for persons working under agreements to complete job / perform…

The government has approved the provision of compensation bonuses also to persons performing work outside employment relationship, i.e. those who have been working based on an agreement to complete a job or an agreement to perform work resulting in…

Practical experience with applications under COVID – Rent programme

On 26 June 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) launched the COVID – Rent programme. Applications should be accepted until 30 September 2020. Persons carrying out retail or performing services may apply for the compensation of rent for…

Certain aspects of Antivirus‘ Regime C

The chamber of deputies passed a bill on the waiver of social security premiums for the second time, after the senate had returned the bill back for discussion among deputies. The amendment extends the Antivirus programme by long-awaited Regime C,…

Determining super-gross wage to claim support under Antivirus Regime C

New Regime C of the Antivirus programme, waiving part of social security premiums and state unemployment policy contributions mandatorily paid by employers (i.e. 24.8% of the aggregate income of their employees) for June to August 2020, gives rise…

How and when to apply for COVID Rent support

Last week the European Commission approved the COVID Rent programme, and the related call to apply for support should be announced by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) any day now. Applications can be filed through the MIT’s new information…

"Semafor" – new rules for travelling across the Czech border

On 1 June 2020, the government approved the Ministry of Health’s new protective measure entering into effect on Monday 15 June. The measure is called "Semafor", owing to its visual similarity to traffic lights. It regulates the conditions for…

Liberation package III postpones filing of tax returns and payment of tax

In Financial Bulletin No. 9, the Ministry of Finance has published a third liberation package, generally and under certain conditions waiving tax, interest, and penalties. Among other things, sanctions for the late filing of personal and corporate…

Antivirus programme with a new coat

The government decided to extend current Regime B of the Antivirus programme and, simultaneously, the chamber of deputies approved long-awaited Regime C, involving the waiver of part of social security premiums and state employment policy…

Eight-day deadline to register/deregister employees reinstated

On 27 May 2020, a bill reducing penalties for the late payment of social security premiums and state employment policy contributions by employers in connection with the emergency measures adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic was promulgated in the…

Changes to tax loss carry-back

The chamber of deputies has passed an anti-crisis tax package that, among other things, introduces the option to carry back tax losses. The originally proposed concept has been further extended: for instance, it should be possible to claim a 2020…

Anti-crisis tax package: reduction of VAT and road tax

The chamber of deputies passed an anti-crisis tax package involving, apart from the long-discussed tax loss carry-back, a reduction of the VAT rate on selected services as well as a reduction of certain road tax rates. The bill is now to be…

Summary of measures aimed at providing support and relief to businesses and employees

The government has adopted several measures to provide support to businesses and their employees during the coronavirus pandemic. Below, we offer you a summary of these measures.