As of April 1, 2020, self-employed persons (“self-employed persons”) can file applications for so-called carer allowance benefits at the Trade Licensing Office in the amount of CZK 424 per day. However, it is not a special social benefit, as initially envisaged, but a State aid in the form of a grant with a stricter regime. Below is a brief overview of the conditions for obtaining this form of assistance.
On 14 April 2020, the Act on Compensation Bonus for self-employed persons, the so-called Twenty-five, was published in the Collection of Laws, which aims to support self-employed persons whose business has been negatively affected in connection with the spread of infection by coronavirus.
On 20 April 2020, the Government approved the amendment of the Compensation Bonus Act, which was published in the Collection of Laws on 14 April 2020 and, with effect from 15 April 2020, introduced another instrument of support for self-employed persons whose business was negatively affected in connection with coronavirus. This extends the period for which the self-employed will be able to claim a bonus. This article sets out for whom the support is designated, what form it will take and what you need to do to obtain it. Applications for bonuses for the period from 12 March to 30 April can be submitted by the self-employed already from 10 April 2020. It is important that if self employed persons are interested in extending the compensation bonus support for the additional time period they will have to submit a new application.
The Compensation Bonus Act was published in the Collection of Laws on April 14, 2020, which provides another support tool for self-employed persons whose business has been negatively impacted by coronavirus spread. Based on a number of comments, the original government proposal from the Ministry of Finance has been revised to expand the range of potential applicants. This article sets forth for whom the support is targeted, what form it will take and how to apply for it. Although the law came into force on 15 April 2020, since Friday 10 April entrepreneurs can submit relevant applications.
The Ministry of Finance proposes the abolition of a 4% real estate acquisition tax. The proposal will be discussed on Friday 17 April by the Coalition Council of the Government and the National Economic Council of the Government (NECG).