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

10th August 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

AmCham CZ Position on New Construction Act

The strength and swiftness of our recovery from the Covid19 crisis will be determined by how much and how soon business will begin to invest in jobs and production. Government stimulus will help, but the efficiency of government administration is just as important. The construction approval process in the Czech Republic is 156th out of 190 countries in World Bank rankings. Moving to the top third in the rankings would be a major contribution not only to accelerating the recovery, but making it possible for the Czech Republic to become TheCountryfortheFuture.
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13th January 2021 / Good governance / Business and Industry

Fact Sheet Corona: Governmental Measures in CEE update

Download up-to-date information on laws, regulations and governmental measures enacted in different areas due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) in Central and Eastern Europe, including Belarus, Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Updated frequently.
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13th January 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Amendment to the Real Property Tax Act: Who is obliged to file a tax return in 2021?

Based on the amendment to the Real Property Tax Act, in case of discrepancy between the data in the land registry and the actual state of affairs, the type of land recorded in the land registry prevails. Taxpayers who historically prepared their real property tax returns based on the actual state of affairs relating to their land may be required to file a tax return in 2021.
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4th January 2021 / Good governance / Public Procurement

Government's New Responsible Public Procurement Rules

After being returned by the Senate, the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved on December  1, 2020 an amendment to Act No. 134/2016 Coll., On Public Procurement, as amended, which de facto introduces the obligation of socially and environmentally responsible public procurement from 1 January 2021.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic