Good governance

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

Spotlight issue

29th June 2021 / Good governance / Digital Agenda

Digitizing Czechia: Outlining ways forward

Last week, government representatives and AmCham experts discussed how the pandemic served as the necessity that forced both government and companies to invent new and better ways to work - and how digitization was a primary tool in that reconstruction. In cooperation with the Institute for Politics and Society, we covered the waterfront on digitization: from healthcare to mobile office to 5G to cloud computing to manufacturing to education. Much has been done and much more needs to be done.
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27th July 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Companies to disclose income tax payment information

The European Commission has published a draft directive on the mandatory disclosure of information on income tax payments in individual member states and non-cooperative jurisdictions (public country-by-country reporting). The duty will apply to companies belonging to a corporate group controlled by a company established in or outside the EU with a consolidated turnover exceeding EUR 750 million.
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26th July 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Billing foreign business trips for which allowances were paid: watch out for the pitfalls

Advances paid to employees who are being sent on foreign business trips must always conform to the Labor Code. At the same time, though, the company must account for travel allowances in accordance with the applicable accounting rules and internal policies.
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26th July 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Legal Update - July 2021

News in legislation  Amendment in respect of further computerization of public authorities’ procedures New occupational safety regulation concerning technical equipment operation   
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