The notion of electrical vehicles, known as EVs, is gaining superiority within the European Union, including the Czech Republic. Some people enjoy the benefits of electric cars, such as the environmental approach, while others prefer EVs for their distinctive looks and design offered by leading tech companies, including Tesla. Yet, you do not have to drive a Tesla to enjoy all its benefits.  In 2016, Tesla entered the market in the Czech Republic with a triumph, selling sixty-two cars in the first year of its operations. That was a spectacular success, and by June 2022, the company’s business operations had expanded. There were 1,100 cars sold, accompanied by a vast chain of fifty-two superchargers.  In other words, there is oneRead more.

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After a lengthy process of discussion whether to make the Czech language exam for foreigners coming to the country and applying for a residence permit or citizenship stricter, the Ministry of Education decided to increase the necessary Czech language level from A1 to A2. Expats coming to the Czech Republic for a long time will therefore need to have a higher knowledge of the Czech language. Expats coming from non-EU countries will have to pass this exam if they want to apply for a permanent residence permit or Czech citizenship. The residence permit brings many advantages to its owners, such as social benefits or the suffrage and other rights equivalent to the rights of Czech citizens. However, it will beRead more.

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The numbers are in and according to Minister of Finance Alena Schillerová, the Czech Republic ran a deficit of CZK 367 billion for 2020, dwarfing 2009’s deficit of CZK 192 billion, making it the worst deficit in the country’s history by a long shot.  As rough as it is, this deficit is actually lower than what was expected; Originally, the Chamber of Deputies had signed off on allowing for a CZK 500 billion deficit. Schillerová explained that there was CZK 110.7 billion extra in unexpected revenues to pad the losses. Roughly half of the unexpected revenue came from taxes, and CZK 26 billion came from the European Union.  Overall, the total state budget revenues fell by CZK 47.7 billion, andRead more.