|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives|
|Policy Target:||Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Fossil fuels (Coal, gas, oil), Buildings>District Heating and Cooling|
|Legal References:||Act No. 261/2007 Coll. on stabilisation of public budgets as amended; Act No. 17/2012 Coll. on Customs Administration of the Czech Republic as amended.|
In early 2008, the environmental excise tax was raised by the Czech government, largely in keeping with the requirements for energy taxation set out in a 2003 European Union directive. The rates will be as follows: - up to 8% tax for the use of brown coal for heating. - at least 1 euro per megawatt-hour of electricity, and no less than 21 euros ($30.17/555 Kc) per 1,000 litres of diesel fuel to the state treasury - a minimum of 0.15 to 0.3 euros per gigajoule for natural gas used for business Consumers that rely on district heating were granted a tax-exemption.
Last modified: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:31:26 CEST