The Czech Republic is a Central European country, a member of the European Union since 2004. The Czech Republic is a developed high-income economy, one of the most stable and prosperous of the former Eastern Bloc countries.
Main industries of the Czech Republic are production of motor vehicles, metallurgy, machinery and equipment, glass, armaments. Germany is the largest trading partner of the Czech Republic for both export and import.
Withholding tax rates in the Czech Republic are 0.0-15.0 %. the Czech Republic signed 85 double taxation agreements.
Czech Republic signed the automatic information exchange agreement on 29 October 2014 and committed to start the automatic information exchange in September 2017.
Czech Republic has FATCA agreement with the U.S. in effect since 04 August 2014 (Intergovernmental Agreement Model 1).
The banking sector of the Czech Republic is characterized by relatively high concentration and a prominent share of foreign capital.