In the energy sector, however, a sectoral tax is at play. “Especially in the energy sector, we should temporarily consider higher taxation,” says Ivan Bartoš in an interview for Lidovky.cz.
Lidovky.cz: Most Czech households are afraid of winter and the skyrocketing energy prices. The government promised help. Can you clarify the parameters of the energy-saving tariff?
The government decided to release 66 billion crowns. It works out to sixteen thousand per household. The framework for this was prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, it has already been approved, so it will allow households to set a discount on energy consumption, even repeatedly. Both electricity and gas.