Changes Starting For Child Care Benefits

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Changes for families with children will take effect in 2018 in the Czech Republic. Child tax deductions have increased, and more people are eligible for childcare allowances for families.

Parental allowances can be redeemed more quickly, and as of February, new fathers will be able to take seven days off.All new fathers will be eligible for seven days off that they can choose within six weeks of their baby's birth. During their absence at work, fathers will receive 70 percent of their income. The money will come from sickness insurance, as is the case with maternity leave. 

Read the full article here (Prague.TV)

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