Time is of the essence
Taylor Wessing Czech Republic is providing our clients with legal support in many areas in connection with the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the areas is public procurement. We have prepared an overview of possible effects of the current situation on public procurement.
The COVID-19 pandemic and measures introduced by the Czech authorities in connection to it have paralysed everyday life. The situation also has an impact on business relations.
In view of the current situation, the Ministry of Finance has extended the Tax Liberation Package with further measures. It waives the obligation to pay advance payments for PIT and CIT due in June 2020. With regard to income tax, it also introduces the "loss carryback" measure for 2020, whereby it will be possible to apply the tax loss for the current year retrospectively in the tax returns for 2019 and 2018.
With our campuses now closed, we want to reassure our families that, until we re-open, we continue to offer a high quality, age-appropriate education from Prague British International School through our Nord Anglia Virtual School Experience. We shared a parents’ guide to helping our families get the most out of their child’s Nord Anglia Virtual School Experience and we would like to share it with your community too.
The voluntary group of IT experts (under Česko.Digital community) helped to create a crisis information website for Czech Ministry of Health about the coronavirus outbreak in the Czech Republic koronavirus.mzcr.cz in a very short time with a great ability to manage the huge turnout of visitors. Vaclav Jirovský, Cloud Solution Architect, MSD IT is the author and driver of the technical solution described in the article below.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
- 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
- 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
- 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.