Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

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.

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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 / 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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30th December 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Ten of the most burning questions about the new arrangements relating to holiday breaks

The amendment to the Labour Code, which was adopted in the summer of this year, has also brought new developments in the field of holiday breaks, which take effect as early as January 1, 2021. You probably already know that working-day leave is to be cancelled, or that we move from expressing holidays in days to expressing holidays in hours.
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29th December 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Legal Update - December 2020

Amendment of the Business Corporations Act – amendments to the legal framework of a limited liability company    
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