How the Application works:
How the Application works? (Basic steps)
1. Registration - on the beginning you need to register to our Application
2. Questionair - you need to answer the questionair regarding your personal data and income
3. Payment - you pay by a payment card
4. Download - you download your tax return and summary letter
5. Print - you print the tax return
6. Mail - you mail or bring the tax return to the tax office based on instructions
(If you don`t have printer, check FAQ "I don`t have a printer . How can I get my tax return?")
Why is Czech Taxes Online application better than other similar applications for tax return preparation?
These are the main differences compared to other similar applications:
Help on the phone and chat – if you are not sure with anything, you can easily reach us from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..
We will review your tax return to make sure it is made correctly.
The application includes Statement of income for the Social insurance office (ČSSZ) and for the Health insurance company (Přehledy).
You will receive a Summary letter with detailed instructions on how to proceed further after completing the tax return.
What can I do if I I did not receive registration email for access to application?
Check the SPAM folder. If you can not find registration email there, than please contact our support: email@example.com
What can the CzechTaxesOnline support desk ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) do for me?
We can find out your DIC (tax number) and Variable symbol (for social insurance)
We can edit your data in the tax return, if you allow us to
We can contact the tax office in case you don’t get your refund
We can edit the invoice if you need
We can trace your payment to our bank account
Can I edit my tax return after the fee payment?
How can I pay for the Application?
I did not download the tax return; can I do it later?
Will I get an invoice for the fee I paid?
When the Application is not Suitable for you:
Does the Application allow me to send the tax return through my databox (=Datová schránka)?
We will guide you how to send correctly the .XML form to the tax office.
What is a databox (= Datová schránka)?
Does the Application allow me to deduct taxes I've paid abroad from my Czech Tax obligations?
What support does the Application give me in relation to Visa renewal requirements?
Our Application calculates the probable amount of net income which is required by the Ministry and compares it with your net income. If your net income is not high enough to match this Visa criteria, then the App will let you know and then you should either discuss the next steps with the Visa agency or follow one of our proposals, how to increase the net income.
The amount of the subsistence minimum for foreign nationals applying for renewal of business visa is set by MOI and you can read more about it here: http://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/proof-of-funds-for-the-purposes-of-a-long-term-residence.aspx
You can also find some useful forms relating to Visas application in our “Useful form” section.
Can I calculate tax from my lease income in the Application?
I don`t have a printer . How can I get my tax return?
Tax deadlines and payments:
When is the deadline for submitting your tax return and Statements?
I am late filing; can I still file a tax return?
Yes, you can do it with our application; do it as soon as possible as the later you file the tax return the higher is the late payment penalty. The penalty is calculated from the due tax for each day of delay.
If your tax is zero, then there should be no penalty.
When do I have to pay income tax by?
When do I have to pay the final amount of social and health insurance ?
If you pay later than this deadline, a late payment penalty will be charged by Social security and health insurance office.
How do I pay tax correctly?
When will I receive my overpayment ?
Does the Application calculate my advances for income tax for next year?
How can I find out if I owe money to the Financial office?
I paid by bank transafer. When can I download my tax return with all the details?
If you pay by bank transfer it is necessary to check if the amount has actually been credited to our bank account. This takes up to 3 business days. You can then download your tax return.
Does the Application allow me to claim deduction on my non-working spouse ?
Does the Application allow me to a claim deduction for my children ?
Only one parent can claim the child benefit.
The other parent should sign the declaration saying that she/he did not claim the child benefit in her/his tax return. Our Application will provide you with this declaration. You need to enclose this declaration with the tax return.
Can I claim interest from a mortgage/loan ?
You can find the amount that can be deducted from the tax base on the confirmation of the interest paid, which banks send to their clients every year. Enclose this confirmation with your tax return as an attachment.
I need a stamped copy of my tax return
May I use this application if I do not live in Czech Republic?
Yes, you can prepare your tax return via our application even if you do not live in Czech Republic. Please choose Print & Mail option before the payment of our fee and enter the following address to mailing address in Print&Mail section: Online taxes s.r.o Dřevná 2, Praha 2.
When we receive this request, we will contact you, instruct you how to sign the tax return and we will manage the delivering to the tax office in CZ.
I don’t know what my tax number (= DIC) is.
How do I know if the Financial office has received my tax return ?
I claimed unemployment benefit (= podpora v nezaměstnanosti) but I don’t know where I should put it on the tax return.
Do I have to have public health insurance ?
Am I required to fill in a Statement of income for the public Health insurance office?
I am self-employed, but I am not registered with the Social security office or the health insurance office.
How do I calculate my total income from self-employment?
What is Income from capital assets ?
Should I use Real expenses OR Lump sum expenses?
To minimize your taxation, you should use the expenses which are higher in the financial year.
Real expenses are the sum of your business related expenses; it can be material, equipment, phone bills, travel costs, goods, accounting costs etc.
Lump sum expenses are a percentage from your income. It is usually 60%, but can be also other %, see below:
- 60% of entrepreneurial income; limited with CZK 600,000
- 80% of income from agricultural production, forestry and water management and income from craft trade;
- 40% of income from an independent activity and the income of the authors;