Country:Czech Republic
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2008
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Multi-Sectoral Policy
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.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Cross-sectoral, Cross-sectoral, Competitive energy markets, with appropriate regulation

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