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Taxes

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When do I have to start paying the VAT?

As a taxpayer in the Czech Republic, you need to pay the VAT. What are the requirements, when do you need to pay, and how?

Immigration

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New life in the Czech Republic

Moving to the Czech Republic is becoming more popular for foreigners. In this article you will learn about 9 facts related to living in the Czech Republic.

Instructions

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Czech proof of accommodation for Czech Visa

If you are applying for Czech Visa or Residency, you will need to prove your Czech address. Learn how to get proof of accommodation in the Czech Republic.

Family

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Paternity leave for fathers in the Czech Republic

Paternity leave meant fathers could take seven days free following the birth of a child. Now men will be able to choose one week

Instructions

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The paternity confirmation

How does the confirmation of paternity work? In-dept info about Czech paternity confirmation.

Instructions

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How to arrange legal copy of original documents?

How to make a legalized copy of original documents in the Czech Republic? Book your apointment.

Freelancer

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What’s Involved In Setting Up A Czech Trade Licence?

Get detailed instructions on how to register a trade license in the Czech Republic, including important information on freelancing and taxes.

Instructions

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Letter from with heading Register subjektů is the scam letter

If you recently registered your new Czech company, you may have received this letter. Most newly registered companies The sender of the letter has heading Register subjektů- oddělení evidence právnických osob.

Freelancer

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Proof of funds for Czech visa renewal – Change the number of normative costs for housing

Czech business visa renewal and income proof for trade license holders. The highest amount of normative costs for housing since 1 January 2019

Instructions

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Track the Status of a Czech Visa or Residency Application

Learn how to track the status of Czech visa and residency applications, book appointments, and easily check your status online.

Instructions

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How to get a criminal clearance report?

Do you need a criminal clearance report for obtaining a Czech long-term visa, or registering a company? Here you can find where to arrange it.

Freelancer

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Letter from Rejstrik Obchodu a Zivnosti is a scam letter which you may receive

The title of the letter uses the term Rejstrik Obchodu a Zivnosti which makes the receiver feel confident that it is from Trade license office

Freelancer

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Czech trade license or full-time employment?

If you are hiring or looking for work in the Czech Republic, there are always questions regarding types of job contracts. Some companies prefer to hire someone under the Zivnostensky list while others prefer to hire people as full-time employees. Both types of employment have advantages, disadvantages, or even offer tax relief.

Instructions

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Opening a bank account in the Czech Republic

Requirements for opening a Czech bank account. Learn about all the requirements for opening Czech bank account.

Immigration

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Youth Mobility Visa (YMV)

YMV helps young people to travel the World without any permanent permit / visa.

Instructions

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Change of address in the car documents

If you recently changed your address, and you are a vehicle owner, you are obligated to report the change of your address. Learn how, or delegate it to us.

Instructions

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How to set up a databox (datova schránka) in the Czech Republic

Czech data box online activation video instruction. A data box enables you to send electronic documents to public authorities for free. Datova Schranka can save you time while dealing with authorities.  

Freelancer

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Czech Zivno visa or Czech Freelancer visa

If you are non-eu citizen, Czech Freelaner Visa, known as Zivno or Zivnotensky list is the first step to your new life in Czechia as self-employed

Immigration

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Biometric card for UK citizens

UK citizens who applied for temporary/permanent residences will be obliged to exchange these documents for a new biometric residence card. Learn how.

Taxes

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EORI – what is it and how to get it?

If you are importing from non-eu countries as a business owner, then you must get EORI. How to get it?

Immigration

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Proof of accommodation for Czech visa

If you are applying for Czech Visa or Residency, you will need to prove your Czech address. Learn how to get proof of accommodation in the Czech Republic.

Freelancer

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How to cancel a Czech trade license?

See why, when, and how to pause / cancel a trade license for other employment or leaving the Czech Republic.

Immigration

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Proof of funds for Czech Business visa renewal

If you hope to extend your Czech business visa or long-term residency in 2021, make sure that you don't forget about any income invoicing for your annual tax report 2020

Instructions

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Czech Republic signature authorization and legalization

Signature authorization is needed for signing specific documents or contracts. Read more about the legalisation of signatures in the Czech Republic.

Taxes

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Solidarity tax in the Czech Republic – what is it?

What should you know when it comes to solidarity tax in the Czech Republic? Solidarity tax is tax for those with expectionally high income.

Taxes

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Czech Trade license of freelancer and information about taxes

Czech trade license of a freelancer is the business status of a self-employed person with the ability to do several business activities. Freelancer Tax

Instructions

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Lost czech plate numbers?

What happens if you lose your Czech plate number? Find out before you get a penalty.

Immigration

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Czech Partner Visa

Need assistance obtaining Czech temporary residency as a Partner or Family Member of an EU Citizen? Learn how to apply for the Czech Partnership Visa today.

Instructions

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What is the difference between supergross, gross and net salary in the Czech Republic?

What is the difference between supergross, gross and net salary in the Czech Republic? Let us explain.

Taxes

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Getting Czech tax residency certificate

How to get Czech tax residency certificate and proof of tax residency in Prague? Here you can find the complete information.

Family

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Benefits for Paternity Leave

Some of the benefits for paternity leave in the Czech Republic are the same for all parents, but some of them are considering the family’s economic situation.

Immigration

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Biometric card

Since 2011, the Czech Republic has been obliged to issue biometric cards - residence permit cards - in accordance with the European legislative.

Immigration

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Types of Czech visas by the visa codes

Searching for types of Czech visas and Czech residencies by a visa code number? You can find codes for all types of Czech visas here.

Insurance

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Visiting the hospitals with Czech commercial health insurance for foreigners

If you have comprehensive health insurance for foreigners, We highly recommend that you visit hospitals Which have a contract with your insurance company .

Instructions

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Car ownership

How and where to change car ownership in the Czech Republic? Learn about all required steps.

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Vintage car

How to register a vintage car in the Czech Republic? An old car becomes vintage after its age surpasses 30 years.

Immigration

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Czech Driver’s License for Foreigners

Foreigners have two options to obtain a Czech driver’s license. One of the options is changing your driver's license from home country to the Czech one.

Immigration

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Purpose of stay in the Czech Republic

If you want to stay in the Czech Republic for a longer period of time, you need to obtain long term visa/residency. Every type of visa has it’s own purpose of stay. There are different types of purpose of stay.

Immigration

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The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek

The Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek (FAMO) is an elite private film university, situated in the Czech Republic.

Immigration

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Changes in the law from 2021

Changes in the Czech law, 2021. Czech government approved new law for health insurance, temporary residency and change of personal document type.

Family

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Work Conditions - Leave and Holidays in the Czech Republic

Paid Work Leave and Paid Holidays in the Czech Republic. Conditions for Paid Work Leave in the Czech Republic.

Instructions

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School degree, University degree nostrification

Nostrification is granting recognition to a degree from a foreign university. It's required for expats with foreign school degree who want to continue studying

Taxes

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Flat Tax Registration(2024 Extended Rates)

Since the Czech Republic is becoming a country with affordable taxes. Let’s take a look at a new flat tax in the Czech Republic.

Immigration

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Czech birth number

Czech birth number (Czech rodné číslo) is a personal identifier composed of 10-digit number divisible by 11 with no reminder

Immigration

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Czech Citizenship

Would you like to become Czech Citizen? Learn how to get Czech Citizenship.

Instructions

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Job seeker visa

Would you like to apply for a job-seeking visa in the Czech Republic? Learn more about the requirements and possibilities.

Taxes

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Light VAT – when do you need to register as a light VAT?

For some freelancers and self-employed in the Czech Republic, it's obligatory to register for the Light VAT. Check if you qualify.

Freelancer

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Czech trade license vs Czech company s.r.o.

See our comparison of trade license / self-employment (Zivnost) vs Czech Limited Liability company (S.R.O). Find out which one suits you and your business.

Immigration

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Visa types in the Czech Republic

Find out all informations about single-entry, multiple-entry and other types of visas in the Czech Republic. Contact us to get help.

Family

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Baby registration of foreigners in the Czech Republic

Baby registration process for foreigners in the Czech Republic. Check what is necessary to accomplish it.

Taxes

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Czech Zivno Tax and Insurance payments

Every self-employed person who is Trade License / Zivno holder in the Czech Republic shall pay taxes and insurance. How and when to pay?

Immigration

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Czech Language Exams and requirements

Czech language exam is the main requirement for obtaining permanent residency in the Czech Republic for citizens outside of the EU. Read more about exams.

Immigration

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How To Find A Job In The Czech Republic

How to find a job in the Czech Republic? Find out the most popular platforms for finding your dream job.

Freelancer

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How to Invoice in the Czech Republic?

Learn how to invoice in the Czech Republic as a VAT or non-VAT payer. We simplify Czech invoicing for business owners and trade license holders.

Instructions

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Invoice in the Czech Republic

Find out how to invoice in the Czech Republic. 5 simple steps that will let you invoice anyone as Czech business owner / Trade license holder.

Instructions

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How to Register a Car in the Czech Republic

Czech Republic car registration / car ownership transfer . Find out how to register used or new car in the Czech Republic.

Immigration

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Temporary Residency in the Czech Republic for EU Citizens

Read about why and how EU citizens obtain temporary residency in the Czech Republic in this comprehensive guide for expats.

Immigration

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Who can apply for a Czech long term visa in the EU?

Can you apply for a Czech visa outside your home country? The list of nationalities who can book an appointment for the Czech visa application in the EU.

Instructions

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What are the super legalization and the apostille?

Do you need super legalization and apostille for Czech documents? Here you can find the list of the countries that don't need the apostille.

Instructions

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How to get a Czech criminal clearance record?

Need to arrange a Czech criminal clearance report for employer or visa? Here’s how to get your Czech criminal record fast and easy

Instructions

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Conditions for Permanent residency

Conditions and requirements for Czech Permanent residency. Check who is qualified for permanent residency in the Czech Republic?

Instructions

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Nostrification (diploma recognition) in the Czech Republic of foreign diploma

If you are a foreigner who wants to study in the Czech Republic, one of the requirements to be accepted by the universities is to verify that your education is equal to the education in the Czech Republic.

Insurance

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Czech Health Insurance for foreigners and Insurance types

Foreigners living In the Czech republic have 2 options for health insurance

Instructions

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Types of parking zones in Prague

Parking zones in Prague. There a few types of parking zones in Prague - Blue, Orange, and Purple.

Immigration

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Permanent Residency in the Czech Republic

Discover the differences between temporary and permanent residence in the Czech Republic, and learn the benefits of Czech permanent residence.

Family

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Strawberry Season in CZ. Pick Your Own Strawberries

Strawberry season in the Czech Republic. Find places where you can pick strawberries by yourself!

Instructions

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Czech Plate Numbers

There are several types of Czech plate numbers. What plate numbers are these?

Immigration

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What are the different types of purpose of stay?

What are the different types of purpose to stay in the Czech Republic? Learn more here.

Instructions

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Difference between bank statement and bank certificate

One of the important requirements for visa/residence permit application for Non-EU citizens is to show "Proof of funds".

Family

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Parental Leave Benefits and Maternal Bonuses

Maternity support in the Czech Republic is about to get a serious adjustment, one that will make many mothers, and fathers, very happy.

Immigration

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Who has free access to Czech labor market?

Who has free access to the Czech labor market? Check if you qualify for free access to the Czech Labor Market.

Instructions

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Legal (certified) translations

Certified Czech translation can be required for the validity of some documents. Find out all Certified Czech translation info here.

Instructions

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Car certificate lost and arrangement of duplicate

What to do in case of a lost car certificate in the Czech Republic? Arrange new car certificate or duplicate.

Instructions

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Renewal of Schengen visa

According to the law, extension of 90 days of Schengen visa or Schengen stay without a visa is not possible. Learn how to extand your visa.

Instructions

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How to Identify and Pay Off Debt in the Czech Republic

Unsure of how to determine if you have any debt in the Czech Republic? Read on to learn more about Czech debt collection. We share how to know if you owe anything, and how to proceed when you do

Taxes

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How to Report Income and File Czech Income Taxes

In most cases if living and working in the Czech Republic, both Czechs and foreigners, must file Czech tax returns; here’s when & how.

Taxes

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How to Calculate Apartment Rental Tax in the Czech Republic

Learn how to calculate apartment rental tax in the Czech Republic, from deductible activities & tax discounts to different tax regimes.

Taxes

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How VAT Applies to Freelancers in the Czech Republic

Find answers to common VAT Registration concerns for Czech freelancers doing business on AirBnB, Booking.com, Google, Facebook, Uber and more.

Taxes

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Value-Added Tax: VAT Rates in the Czech Republic

Discover the different VAT rates in the Czech Republic within this Pexpat’s Guide to VAT, including when and how to apply.

Immigration

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Employee card

An Employee card is a type of a long-term residence permit for the purpose of employment. It encompasses all types of employment and it allows foreigners to stay in the Czech Republic for more than 3 months. It is a biometric style card and it is valid for as long as the employment contract lasts, with the maximum validity of 2 years (can be renewed).

Immigration

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How to Buy Real Estate in the Czech Republic - Expat Advice

Discover the Complete Buyer’s Guide on how to purchase real estate in the Czech Republic without getting swindled or facing legal issues

Insurance

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Sickness Insurance for Freelancers in the Czech Republic

For freelancers (OSVC) in the Czech Republic, sickness insurance is a voluntary part of monthly social insurance contributions. The system aims to provide security through financial sickness insurance benefits to people with remunerative work.

Instructions

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How to Get a Mortgage in the Czech Republic as a Foreigner

Can foreigner get a mortgage in The Czech Republic? Guide on how to obtain a mortgage in the Czech Republic as a foreigner, including conditions and how to apply.

Taxes

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When an Employee Should File Their Own Czech Tax Return

Discover when employees in the Czech Republic must file their own tax return, including when it’s advantageous to file voluntarily.

Taxes

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Property Tax in the Czech Republic - When and How to File

Understand what the so-called immovable property tax (formerly, “real estate tax”) in the Czech Republic entails, including when and how to file.

Freelancer

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How International Students Work Freelance in Czechia

Discover how international students work and study at the same time in Czechia on a free trade license (“živnostenský list”).

Taxes

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Income Tax Advance Payments in the Czech Republic

Find out who should make advance payments on Czech income taxes, how to calculate deposits, and advance tax payment deadlines.

Instructions

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How to Register a Company in the Czech Republic

Get detailed instructions on how to register a Czech company in this step-by-step guide for entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic.

Taxes

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Changes to Czech Taxes - Updated Rules and Rates

Follow the changes to taxes in the Czech Republic, including year-to-year tax regulations, rates and amendments for freelancers and employees.

Taxes

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Taxation in the Czech Republic - Everything Explained

Find everything you need to know about taxation on self-employed trade license workers and full-time employees in the Czech Republic.

Taxes

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Czech Tax Guide 2024: Reliefs, Discounts, and Bonuses Explained

Discover Czech tax benefits: reliefs, deposits, bonuses. Learn how to save more on taxes with the Pexpats guide!

Taxes

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Understanding Czech Tax Forms

Get answers to common tax questions and understand the breakdown of Czech tax application forms.

Freelancer

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Czech Trade License Registration: 2024 Updates and Steps

Learn how to register your trade license in the Czech Republic step-by-step, including social tax registration, income tax office registration, health insurance, and VAT registration, and avoid registration mistakes.

Freelancer

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Closing a Business and Czech Trade License Cancellation Steps in 2024

Learn the step-by-step process of closing a self-employed business and canceling your trade license, avoiding deregistration mistakes. Discover the deregistration steps for social tax, income tax, health insurance, VAT, and flat tax.

Freelancer

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First-Year Financial Obligations: Main Source of Income from Trade License

Learn what taxes and insurance payments you need to make in the first year after getting your trade license. Understand the monthly social tax, health insurance deposits, and when to pay income tax.

Taxes

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How to File Czech Taxes Using the 60/40 Method

Learn how to calculate a Czech personal income tax return using the 60/40 method for self-employed trade license income.

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