Czech Republic Announces COVID-19 VAT Exemptions

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 2/19/21 5:00 PM

On December 16, 2020, in a financial bulletin, the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance announced that certain medical items would be exempt from value-added tax (VAT) from December 16, 2020, through December 31, 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exemption applies to in-vitro diagnostic medical devices for testing and vaccinations. Supplies of certain goods to combat COVID-19 for state entities, charities, and rescue units are exempt from customs duties and VAT until April 30, 2021.

Financial Bulletin 35/2020 can be found here in Czech:

The announcement can be found here in Czech:

The customs duties and VAT exemption extension information can be found here in Czech:

Topics: VAT, Coronavirus, Czech Republic, COVID-19

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