Czech Republic - Special considerations for short-term assignments

Special considerations for short-term assignments

Taxation of international executives

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Residency rules

Are there special residency considerations for short-term assignments?

Not applicable.

Payroll considerations

Are there special payroll considerations for short-term assignments?

Not applicable.

Taxable income

What income will be taxed during short-term assignments?

The scope of taxation would depend on the residence status of the assignee.

If the assignee is a Czech tax non-resident, their employment income might be tax exempt, provided that the individual spends less than 183 days in any 12-month period (or as modified by the applicable double tax treaty) the Czech Republic, the salary would not be paid or recharged to the Czech entity and there would be no permanent establishment of the foreign entity in the Czech Republic. If at least one of these conditions is not met, the non-resident is liable for tax in the Czech Republic for the Czech-source income.

Should the assignee be considered a Czech tax resident (which is not likely), in the Czech Republic, his/her worldwide income earned during the period of Czech tax residence would be taxable.

Additional considerations

Are there any additional considerations that should be considered before initiating a short-term assignment in the Czech Republic?


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