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VAT as a part of the real estate acquisition tax base – continued

28.11.2017
As presumed in our previous newsletter, the case of the village of Střelské Hoštice continues with a rather nice surprise. This time, however, the surprise came from the tax administration itself. The tax administration published a new press release on 24 November 2011 in which it significantly expanded on its original statement of September 2017. More […]

Do your intra-group interest rates comply with the arm’s length principle?

2.6.2017
In the context of inspections carried out by the financial administration which focus on transfer pricing, we have registered an increasing demand for examining or ensuring compliance of interest rates on related-party credits and loans with the arm’s length principle. How are the interest rates determined in such cases? The terms of loans and credits […]

Real estate acquisitions more expensive for developers after 1 November 2016?

22.8.2016
About half a year ago, we informed you about changes made by the Senate’s legislative measure regarding real estate acquisition tax. These also include a major change as to the payer of the tax. After many discussions and negotiations, an amendment was published in the Czech Republic’s Collection of Laws last week, stipulating that in […]

New developments in VAT – General Financial Directorate’s notification regarding the new control report introduced with effect from 2016

15.6.2015
The General Financial Directorate (“GFD”) published information about the VAT control report that is to be filed by taxpayers with the tax authority from January 2016. The information defines persons that must file the report, the mandatory form of the report, information that must be provided to the tax authority in the report and the […]

Expert opinions – highly effective tool for transfer pricing defence

3.3.2015
The tax authorities have recently launched a systematic collection of information on related-party transactions. This is aimed at making audits of transfer pricing methodology (arm’s length prices charged to transactions with related parties) more efficient and extensive. In this respect, numerous questions arise as to how transfer prices should be defended and whether transfer pricing […]