Preparation of tax evasion will again be prosecuted

четверг, 2. июня 2016 - 7:35
A certain tightening of the "rules of the game" introduced by the applicable amendment to the Criminal Code should not be missed by anyone who deals with tax issues in their activities. Now that punishability of preparation of tax evasion has been introduced, taxpayers may face up to ten years in prison.What was prosecuted until now was only the...

Mind the Transfer Prices

четверг, 28. апреля 2016 - 10:17
Last year, the Financial Administration intensified their efforts to tax evasion based on sharp practices connected with transfer prices; the FA officials inspected approximately 800 tax subjects, which meant an increase by almost 40% in comparison with 2014, and additionally assessed taxes totalling CZK 450m.As can be surmised, further actions...

Development of Czech companies in Turkey

пятница, 22. апреля 2016 - 13:31
The Chairman of the Czech-Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce and a partner of our Schaffer & Partner, Mr Aleš Eppinger, gave an interview to Hospodářské noviny about the development of Czech companies in Turkey.The interview in Czech may be found here: http://archiv.ihned.cz/c1-65239230-ceskym-firmam-se-v-turecku-dari-zeme-je-laka-take-dotacemi...

“Spam or not?!” or About the Obligations of State Authorities

среда, 13. апреля 2016 - 13:09
Rather an interesting, and somewhat absurd perhaps, issue has recently been solved by the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic (namely, judicial decision ref. no. 9 As 223/2015 - 35). The case concerned a submission (a request for information in accordance with the Law on Free Access to Information in this particular case), which was...

New Obligations of Employers in Respect of Occupational Health & Safety and the Disabled Employee State Benefit

пятница, 8. апреля 2016 - 14:45
Amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Act on Inspection of Work are to become effective in the course of the coming months; both of them were approved by the President at the beginning of March and are aimed at increasing the occupational safety at various workplaces, specifically construction sites where work-related...

Amendment to the VAT Act from 1 May 2016

среда, 6. апреля 2016 - 12:57
Although proposed amendments to several laws connected with the implementation of the new Customs Code are still awaiting their approval by the Parliament, they are expected to become effective as of 1 May, 2016, and to have a considerable impact on the VAT Act.One of the changes concerns introduction of extension of the validity of the VAT...

Execution in Future? Unification of Execution Documents and Payment Schedule for Debtors

вторник, 5. апреля 2016 - 16:15
On 25 February, 2016, the Presiding Board of the Chamber of Bailiffs introduced the main points of a new scheme it is to implement legally. What, then, are the changes in the execution process we can expect?Generally, there are two main discernible themes – increasing the efficiency of the execution process (e.g. by interconnection of the...

Import from Hong Kong and China for advanced

вторник, 22. марта 2016 - 12:26
On March 17, 2016 partner of our advisory group Mr. Aleš Eppinger participated on seminar"Import from Hong Kong and China for advanced" organized by Hong Kong Trade Development Council and spoke about "Legal steps against fraud actions of the Asian business partner". The seminar took place within the international trade fair "Amper" in Brno...

Konference sítě WIRAS v Düsseldorfu

четверг, 10. марта 2016 - 17:08
In 10.3. and 11.3. 2016, Ing. Martin Felenda, the managing partner of..Schaffer & Partner Group, is going to participate confernce that is organised by german-speaking network consulting offices WIRAS in Düsseldorf.

A new agreement between the EU and the US: Privacy Shield

среда, 9. марта 2016 - 8:09
On 2 February 2016, an agreement between the EU and the US was approved on the new legal framework for transfer of personal data across the Atlantic. This agreement responds to a previous, failed project called Safe Harbour, which allowed a simplified regime for transfer of personal data from the EU to the US and which was, due to lack of privacy...