Tax 

Extending the deadline for receiving applications for the latest Energy Savings call in the OPEIC

During April, due to continued interest from applicants and the remaining allocation, the deadline for receiving applications in the Energy Savings call was extended until 30 June 2021.

Energy Savings Programme supports projects aimed at reducing the energy performance of the enterprise. Activities such as reconstruction and modernisation of self-generating installations, electricity, gas and heat distribution systems with a view to increasing efficiency, modernising lighting systems for buildings and industrial premises or reducing the energy performance of production and technological processes are supported. For one project, the applicant can receive the support of up to CZK 200 million.

Who can apply for the subsidy:

  • Small, medium and large enterprises

What the subsidy applies to:

  • Tangible fixed assets
  • Intangible fixed assets necessary for the operation of tangible fixed assets
  • Project documentation
  • Engineering activity
  • Energy assessment
  • Expenditure on the organisation of the tender

Amount of subsidy per project:

  • CZK 0.5 million – CZK 200 million

Aid intensity per project:

  • Maximum 50% of eligible expenditure for small enterprises
  • Maximum 40% of eligible expenditure for medium-sized enterprises
  • Maximum 30% of eligible expenditure for large enterprises

Receipt of applications:

  • Until 30 June 2021

This is an ongoing call. The project must be implemented in the territory of the Czech Republic, outside the territory of the capital city of Prague, where the actual place where the project is implemented is decisive.

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Tax 

The Intrastat reporting will change as of 1 January 2022

In line with the Government regulation on the implementation of certain provisions of the Customs Act in the area of statistics of 23 August 2021, the Intrastat reporting will change with effect from 1 January 2022. The new Government regulation has been prepared in cooperation with the Czech Statistical Office and will replace the existing legislation, i.e. Regulation no. 244/2016 Coll. The main reason for the replacement of the existing legislation is the extensive change of the directly applicable EU legislation in the area of statistics relating to the trading of goods between the Member States. 

22. 9. 2021
Tax 

OECD update on a two-pillar solution

The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (i.e., BEPS Action plan) has agreed on a two-pillar solution to address challenges arising from the digitalisation and globalisation of the economy. There are couple of changes in the current version plan, e.g., Pillar One shall be designed for all MNEs companies fulfilling specific turnover and profitability criteria (see below), while in the previous version of the plan Pillar One was mainly intended for technological giants. 

21. 9. 2021