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

3rd August 2016 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

AmCham Policy Report - Issue 6 - August 3: Why is the EET such a big deal?

No taxation without representation. The world often forgets that what made American patriots so angry at the British was not some romantic idea of personal freedom, but the right to have a say in how much of their income the government got to redistribute. The original Tea Party was a reaction to a higher tariff on tea
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24th May 2016 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

PwC's Peter Chrenko: "Willingness to change the law substantially won't cumulate twice."

If the Ministry of Finance intends to draft a new income tax act, the question is, whether the ambition behind is pure legislative perfectionism or the overall tax policy would be reviewed and revised, too, says Peter Chrenko, Partner, PwC Czech Republic in an interview on evidence-based tax policy as well as BEPS/ATAD projects. Read details inside. Uvnitř rozhovor i v českém jazyce.
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5th May 2016 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

11th AmCham Regional Tax Conference - summary of debate: Balance is the key.

On May 5, 2016 the 11th AmCham Regional Tax Conference took place in Bratislava, Slovakia. Representatives of V4 countries’ (Visegrad Four: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) governments and businesses, as well as OECD and EU experts discussed current tax issues and plans in the region.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic