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.

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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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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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