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The SAO audited gambling: Received bets increased by 119%, tax collection by only 24%, lack of reliable data to check tax returns of game operators

When examining state funds related to the competence of state authorities in the field of gambling and the efficiency of the administration of taxes collected from these games, the auditors of the Supreme Audit Office found that the Ministry of Finance (MoF) did not provide information support for the efficient administration of the gambling tax, the control of tax returns of the operators of these games nor for supervision.

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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.