The translations of changes on PES 5 are in progress.

moneyAntivirus A, A Plus - forced limitations to service operation and quarantine


The period of eligibility of expenditure is extended until December 31st, 2020.

The Antivirus program and the anti-epidemic system (PES in Czech)

On the website of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, you will find an overview that will tell you which companies can apply for the Antivirus program at various levels of the anti-epidemic system (PES in Czech).

1) Antivirus A:

Contribution to employers - 80% of the salary paid (incl. levies) for those employees who have found themselves in quarantine. This scheme has been running from March 2020 until the end of 2020. The maximum monthly amount of the contribution per employee is CZK 39,000.

Antivirus A is for employers who have had to close (or significantly reduce) their service operations due to government regulations if they do not use or cannot use the Antivirus A Plus program.

2) Antivirus A Plus:

Applies to employers whose service operation has been forcibly closed down (or significantly restricted) by government measures.

Antivirus A Plus: Contribution in the amount of 100% of paid wage compensation + levies. Only if the employer has paid wage compensation under Section 208 of the Labor Code. Moreover, if the obstacle occurred due to forced closure of the employer's service operation or a significant restriction (a significant restriction is, for example, the possibility to provide catering services, but it is significantly limited).

Antivirus A Plus can also be used for wages paid for October 2020 and the following months. Maximum amount paid: CZK 50,000 / month / employee.

More information here.

You can fill out the application online here

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