Waiver of social security contributions - Category C of the "Antivirus" program – June 2020

June 22, 2020

On 16 June 2020, the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, after being returned by the Senate, approved a law from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs ("MLSA") containing another form of targeted support for some smaller employers trying to maintain employment despite the difficult situation. This takes the form of a waiver of social security contributions for employees in employment for the period from June to August 2020. The law was approved in the original version of the government proposal, the Senate's amendments were not adopted. The Act was signed by the President of the Republic on 19 June 2020 and is now awaiting publication in the Collection of Laws.

Advised support for selected members and executives of certain limited liability companies (s.r.o.) and other support for employers

April 28, 2020

After its meeting on Monday, April 27, the government announced that, in addition to the self-employed, it also intends to support shareholder/members and executives of some limited liability companies. It also announced the approval of its intention to defer employers' payment of social security contributions for employees and the extension of the Antivirus programme.