15th July 2014

Government package of legislative provisions

This week during extraordinary session of Chamber of Deputies the Government presented its package of legislative provisions as it was promised in the Government Programme Statement. This package includes various new acts, norms and regulations including Civil Service Act (already in 2nd reading), cancellation of regulatory fees in healthcare (1st reading), tax benefits for families with children and working pensioners (1st reading) or reintroduction of so called green diesel.  According to the Prime Minister’s speech in the Parliament these reforms are going to support Czech economy, support its economic growth thus creating new workplaces. Most of the proposed changes are expected to come into force on 1st January 2015 should they be approved.

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic