|Population||About 10.6 million|
|Language||Official language: Czech|
|Time Zone||GMT +1 (Summer Time GMT +2)|
|Currency||1 Koruna (CZK) = 100 Haleru|
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No Entry Visa for EU/EFTA nationals.
Residence registration required for EU/EFTA nationals staying more than 30 days.
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Trade Licence required for EU/EFTA nationals to start any commercial activity.
VAT registration: obligatory for all foreign sole traders. No VAT threshold.
Tax and Social Security registration for EU/EFTA nationals earning income in the Czech Republic.
Non Residents working in the Czech Republic for less than 183 days in any financial year are liable only for their Czech income.
Residents working in the country for 183 days or more are liable for their income worldwide.
Income tax: 15% flat rate.
Business expenses allowance: 60% flat percentage (no receipts required).
VAT: 21% (reduced 15% and 10%).
Social insurance: 29.2% levied on 50% of the special tax base calculated on income less costs subject to annual ceiling of CZK 1,296,288.
Health insurance: 13.5%, there is no ceiling on health insurance contributions.
The income retention depends amongst others on the duration of the assignment, contract rate, marital status and taxation and social security agreements between the Czech Republic and the foreign nationals' country.
Please contact Access Financial for more information.