Economic policy / Tax & Finance

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.

Spotlight issue

25th May 2021 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

Amcham´s comments to Act on Digital Tax (3rd reading in Parliament)

We write to express our concerns over the adoption of a Czech Digital Tax on a targeted group of companies that provide the platforms for the creation and international growth of innovative business. 
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16th October 2023 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

AmCham Intel: AmCham members discussed the current and future tax policy with the Ministry of Finance

AmCham policy update and outlook with the Ministry of Finance representatives Stanislav Kouba, Director General, Section Tax and Custom and Zdeněk Hrdlička, Director, Department for International Tax Cooperation and Relations focused on the current business related issues.  
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4th June 2021 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

Financing Europe’s recovery: Erste Group supports EU programme

European Union will issue up to 800 billion euros by end-2026 to finance EU’s recovery Erste Group only bank with key focus on CEE region in EU’s Primary Dealer Network  
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16th December 2020 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

Piggy banks grow fatter in Central and Eastern Europe in Covid times

Average monthly savings and investment volume rose in all CEE markets in 2020, continuing uptrend over past five years Across region, increasing importance attached to putting money aside, but level of satisfaction with savings and investments varies widely Key drivers for putting money aside: “rainy days”, planned purchases and safeguarding for old age Widespread popularity of traditional products like savings books and building savings also reflects risk aversion among CEE savers
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic