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

29th September 2015 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance


Economic Policy: 2015 Allianz Global Wealth Report: Czech Rep 28th in net per capita financial assets

The Czech Republic has a share of 0.13% of global financial assets, according to the 2015 Global Wealth Report published by Allianz. Still, at the global level, the Czech Republic ranks 28th in net per capita financial assets (305,000 CZK per capita), down one place, compared with the 2014 Report....
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17th September 2015 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance


Economic Policy: CFO.com: EU widens corporate tax investigation

Now that all countries within the European Union are cooperating, regulators are widening their investigation into alleged sweetheart tax deals with companies, a Wall Street Journal article said on 17 September. EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told European lawmakers at a hearing on 17 Septembe...
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12th August 2015 / Economic policy / Tax & Finance


Economic Policy: IMF published worldwide data on tax and non-tax revenues for 1990-2013

The IMF published on 6 August for the first time the World Revenue Longitudinal Dataset (WoRLD), which provides data on tax and non-tax revenues for 186 countries over the period 1990-2013. The database includes broad country coverage and time periods, and it is the result of combining in a consis...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic