Czech Republic


Payroll Changes for 2021

Dear business partners, We would like to inform you about what payroll changes you can expect in 2021. For example, you can learn about the much-discussed raising of the minimum wage or abolition of the super-gross salary. What are we to expect? Minimum wage increase The minimum monthly salary for full-time work will increase from […]

New legal measures concerning wages for 2021

We would like to inform you about one of the changes in the Labour Code and we are also providing details on the planned tax package – the abolition of the “super-gross” wage. An amendment to the Labour Code is also set to take effect in 2021, with one of the changes involving the introduction […]

Changes in the calculation of the annual leave entitlement in 2021

In today’s newsletter we would like to advise you of important changes in the entitlement and use of the annual leave valid from 1 January 2021. The main change which is about to occur next year consists of a change from the leave entitlement being in days to the leave entitlement being in hours. First, […]

Antivirus Programme Extended

We would like to inform you that on 24 August 2020, the government approved the extension of the Antivirus programme modes A and B until 31 October 2020. Antivirus, a targeted programme to support employment, has been in force since March 2020. Mode A Compensates employers who had to put their workers in quarantine or […]

State to Waive Social Security Payments by Businesses of up to 50 Employees

We would like to let you know about another quick change presented by the Czech Government as part of its campaign to help small businesses. The state will waive social security payments for June, July and August 2020 by small companies of up to 50 employees. Conditions for Waiver of Payments The employers who intend […]

How can you apply for Antivirus subsidies?

In today’s issue of our newsletter you will find information on how to draw subsidies from the Antivirus programme, which was launched in the first week of April with the aim of protecting jobs.  Employers may apply at the Employment Office for a contribution to the wage compensation paid to employees from 12 March to […]

Possible employment modes caused by quarantine or emergency measures related to the spread of COVID-19

You are currently asking us a lot of questions about the numerous variants of employee absence as a result of quarantine or emergency measures related to the spread of COVID-19. For this reason, we have prepared for you the following summary, which we will keep updating as the situation evolves: Employment support programme The government […]

Payroll changes in 2020

Dear clients, We would like to inform you in a simple and concise form about the changes and news regarding the payroll agenda valid as of 1 January 2020: Increase in minimum salary The minimum monthly salary for full-time work will grow from the existing CZK 13,350 to CZK 14,600 The hourly rate will grow […]

Changes in the calculation of wage deductions

The change in the calculation of legal wage deductions occurred already in the processing of monthly wages for June 2019. This concerns an amendment to Government Regulation No. 91/2019 Coll. amending Government Regulation No. 595/2006 Coll. on the method used for calculating the base amount that cannot be deducted from the monthly wage in the […]

Payroll Deduction Agreements

Employers have the right to demand regular or irregular payments from their employees, which are usually made by means of deductions from employees’ pay. Frequent causes for payroll deductions are: providing meal vouchers reimbursement of accommodation expenses using company phones for private purposes using company vehicles for private purposes; the fuel that is used is […]