SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Global Impact of COVID 19 on Economy and Society|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
Reducing the Impact of the Global COVID-19 Pandemic on Business Entities in the Czech Republic from an Accounting and Tax Perspective
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Department of Accounting and Taxes, 17. listopadu 2172/15, 708 00 Ostrava - Poruba, Czech Republic
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Research background: The global pandemic declared by WHO on 11 March 2020 has had a widespread impact on the world economy, and the COVID-19 outbreak has severely affected economic life throughout the globalized world. Governments have taken various measures to support their economy and financial stability. The global restrictions on production and services, reduced demand for goods and services and this year’s cash-flow problems will certainly lead to a significant decline in their profits, especially for small and medium-sized companies. The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected most business entities in the Czech Republic.
Purpose of the article: The purpose of the paper is to describe, analyse and evaluate measures of the government of the Czech Republic, which aimed at reducing the impact of the pandemic on businesses in the Czech Republic.
Methods: In the paper, classical types of scientific procedures were applied using theoretical and empirical methods which include description, analysis, synthesis, induction, deduction, comparison and evaluation and so on.
Findings & Value added: The paper analyses the impacts of COVID-19 in the context of accounting measures from the perspective of Czech and international accounting regulations. The paper proposes a solution in the area of mandatory reactions of accounting entities to a completely unusual situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic which should be mandatory and disclosed in the notes to the financial statements. Furthermore, the paper evaluates a set of measures in the field of taxation, wages and insurance premiums intended for business entities and their employees.
Key words: Accounting / Audit / COVID-19 / Financial Statements / Taxes
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