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Doing business in Austria 2016

Mag. Werner Leiter Mag. Werner Leiter

Purpose of this guide

Its favorable geographic location in the middle of Europe, bordering on Western European and Eastern European countries, its positive business climate, highly skilled labor force and its stable political environment make Austria attractive to foreign investors worldwide.

This guide has been prepared for the assistance of those interested in doing business in Austria. It is intended to afford general information on Austria’s tax and legal system and other matters of interest for anybody looking into investment opportunities in this country. In spite of our efforts to deliver up to date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee its accuracy in all cases or in the future as unclear wordings or inadvertent errors can occur and applicable laws, rules and regulations often change. The information offered in this brochure is not intended to serve as legal, accounting, financial or tax advice. Its purpose is to make you aware of the various issues so that, if the need arises, you have the chance to consult an auditor, tax advisor or lawyer of your choice, who will consider the specific circumstances of each and every individual case and on this basis will be able to provide a thorough analysis of the situation. This guide contains only a brief summary of the various subjects and includes legislation in force as of January 2016.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.