Prague - The Czech Financial Administration registered tax arrears of almost Kc149bn at the end of 2013, which was Kc14.2bn more than a year earlier, Petra Petlachova, spokeswoman of the General Financial Directorate, told CTK today.
The total amount of tax arrears has been accumulating since 1990. It includes all taxes, that is also tax arrears left from the old tax system.
The Financial Administration recorded the highest arrears value of Kc96.5bn for VAT at end-2013. The value of VAT arrears grew by 17 percent year-on-year last year.
The arrears of real estate tax, for example, were also higher last year than in 2012.
In contrast, corporate income tax arrears dropped by 3 percent to Kc21.16bn in 2013.
The arrears of tax on the income of the self-employed, real estate transfer tax and excise duties are also falling, data from the Financial Administration show.
Development of tax arrears in 2009-2013 (in Kc millions):
|Value added tax||48,019||57,337||68,725||82,505||96,527|
|Corporate income tax||16,668||17,505||19,109||21,872||21,155|
|Special-rate withholding tax on income||304||311||358||382||438|
|Real estate transfer tax||3,503||3,270||3,209||2,962||2,844|
|Other payments, fines and fees||5,324||3,857||3,767||4,649||7,064|
|Other cancelled taxes to state budget||2,191||2,103||1,786||958||897|
|Tax on incomes of self-employed,||14,340||14,364||14,284||13,737||12,298|
|Individual income tax||4,099||4,053||3,974||3,811||3,679|
|Real estate tax||902||901||954||955||1,030|
|Other cancelled taxes to local budgets||60||28||20||16||2|
Source: Financial Administration