Czech Republic: SWIFT and Xact Web Portal messages to replace BO Uploads for relief at source and quick refund
Clearstream Banking1 informs its customers that effective
13 June 2022
customers are requested to submit their per-payment instruction, if applicable, via SWIFT (formatted MT565) or Xact Web Portal when requesting relief at source on dividends from Czech equities and bonds and no longer via the Clearstream Banking BO Upload function.
For full formatting requirements of these instructions, customers should refer to:
- The MT564 event notification;
- Tax instruction formats in the CBL Customer Handbook;
- Announcement C21034; and
- The Xact via SWIFT User Guide.
Impact on customers
As of 13 June 2022, Clearstream Banking will no longer accept per-payment instructions submitted via the BO Upload function and only accept per-payment instructions submitted via SWIFT (formatted MT565) or Xact Web Portal message.
For further information, customers may contact Clearstream Banking Client Services, Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.
1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation Accounts), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany, and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany, under number HRB 7500.