Energy Taxation

Last updated: 5 November 2017
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.

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