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.

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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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7th October 2015 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance

Economic Policy: OECD: Reforms to international tax system for curbing avoidance by multinational enterprises. New measures.

The OECD presented today the final package of measures for a comprehensive, coherent and co-ordinated reform of the international tax rules to be discussed by G20 Finance Ministers at their meeting on 8 October, in Lima, Peru.  The OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project provides ...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic