Economic policy

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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22nd June 2020 / Economic policy / Business and Industry

Government Measures Supporting Business

The list of Government measures supporting Business. Last update June 22, 2020.
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17th June 2020 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

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 income tax returns for 2019 and for late tax payments shall be waived as long as the return is filed and the tax paid by 18 August 2020. This does not apply to taxpayers administered by the Specialised Tax Authority.
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17th June 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

Central and Eastern Europe: The worst seems to be behind us

CEE economies are bracing themselves for a slow recovery. But as unemployment is set to rise and high inflation isn't an issue any longer, more monetary easing is on the way. In FX, RUB prospects remain bright while CZK remains our favourite CEE low yielder. Poland central bank's aggressive steps should translate into a further steepening of PLN swap curve.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic