Join us at the AmCham Regional Tax Conference on 18 May 2017 in Prague. The conference is organized by AmCham Czech Republic and AmCham Poland, under the auspices of the Czech Ministry of Finance.
9.00-9.30 Czech Minister of Finance Andrej Babiš
Reviewing steps to increase fairness and collection
Proposing primary goals for next government
Questions to be answered
How can the government ensure everyone pays their fair share of taxes while minimizing the costs of compliance?
Can tax policy be more effective in attracting value-added investments?
9.30-10.30 Panel on Tax Efficiency: Is assisting compliance more efficient than enforcement?
Moderator: Ladislav Malúšek, KPMG Czech Republic, Partner, Tax Services
Alena Schillerová, Deputy Minister of Finance, Czech Republic Recent and proposed steps to make compliance easier for companies | Question to be answered: Is compliance more efficient than enforcement for the state?
František Imrecze, President, Slovak Financial Administration Recent and proposed steps to make compliance easier for companies | Question to be answered: Is compliance more efficient than enforcement for the state?
Martin Brix, CFO, Lease Plan Identifying areas of uncertainties in compliance and cost | Question to be answered: Has the uncertainty and cost of compliance improved?
10.45-11.45 Panel on Tax Efficiency: OECD recommendations for Large Taxpayers
Moderator: Peter Chrenko, PWC Czech Republic, Partner, former Deputy Finance Minister
Martin Janeček, Director General, General Financial Directorate, Czech Republic Proposed measures for large taxpayers | Question to be answered: Would implementing OECD recommendations be a more efficient way to achieve compliance for both state and companies?
František Imrecze, President, Slovak Financial Administration Proposed measures for large taxpayers
Paweł Gruza, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland Experience with implementing SAF-T
Gabriela Hrachovinová, Chamber of Tax Advisers of the Czech Republic Experience of large taxpayers
11.45-12.30 Panel on Tax Policy: Do research incentives create value-added export production?
Moderator: Lucie Říhová, EY Czech Republic, Partner Overview of Incentives within the EU | Question to be answered: What countries have innovative incentives and which have "required" incentives?
Paweł Gruza, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland The effectiveness of research Incentives in Poland | Question to be answered: What is the intention of Polish incentives, and how is success measured?
Brent Springael, Bird and Bird, AmCham Belgium | Belgium's new package of research incentives | Question to be answered: What did Belgium choose to offer and why?
The conference will be held in English (with Czech interpreters).
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