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More than CZK 48 billion paid out as compensation for COVID-19 restrictions served its purpose. However, some beneficiaries abused the compensation bonus

The Supreme Audit Office verified how the Ministry of Finance, the General Financial Directorate and three selected tax offices handled state funds earmarked for paying out the compensation bonus, particularly to self-employed persons, who were banned or restricted by the State to carry out their business activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic between the years 2020 and 2022.