This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

26th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

The government has approved a second Tax Liberation Package

In view of the current situation, the Ministry of Finance has extended the Tax Liberation Package with further measures. It waives the obligation to pay advance payments for PIT and CIT due in June 2020. With regard to income tax, it also introduces the "loss carryback" measure for 2020, whereby it will be possible to apply the tax loss for the current year retrospectively in the tax returns for 2019 and 2018. 
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25th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Education

Virtual School Experience

With our campuses now closed, we want to reassure our families that, until we re-open, we continue to offer a high quality, age-appropriate education from Prague British International School through our Nord Anglia Virtual School Experience. We shared a parents’ guide to helping our families get the most out of their child’s Nord Anglia Virtual School Experience and we would like to share it with your community too. 
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25th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Helping with crisis information website for Czech Ministry of Health

The voluntary group of IT experts (under Česko.Digital community) helped to create a crisis information website for Czech Ministry of Health about the coronavirus outbreak in the Czech Republic in a very short time with a great ability to manage the huge turnout of visitors. Vaclav Jirovský, Cloud Solution Architect, MSD IT is the author and driver of the technical solution described in the article below.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic