Our one day course will provide an essential guide to all of the most important aspects of running a payroll operation in Austria. The course is ideal for anyone working within the payroll or HR function of a business that has responsibility for employees in Austria.

Course contents

• Business registration
• Wirtschaftskammer (WKO) registration
• Other registrations (GKK, ASVG)
• Tax Authority
• Payroll Account – structure
• Tax reduction for sole earner/lone parent
• Tax relief for commuter costs
• Commuter euro
• Austrian tax rates
• Special payments and alternative taxation arrangements
• Tax free expenses
• Tax free benefits
• Job Ticket
• Payroll calculator
• Payment deadlines
• Year end processes
• Form L16
• Social Security institutions and registration
• Rates of social insurance
• Low income earners
• Variations to standard rate of contributions
• Registration for new hires
• VSNR number
• Reporting changes to contract to social insurance administration
• De-registering leavers
• Other employer charges (FLAG)
• Municipal tax
• Occupational Pensions
• ELDA reporting system
• Inspection and audit
• Expats in Austria – tax and social insurance
• Expat tax concessions
• Employment law basics
• Dienstzettel statements
• Workers Vs Employees
• Working time
• Overtime
• Hiring older workers
• Support for disabled workers
• Works Councils
• Annual leave
• Public Holidays
• Sick leave
• Maternity leave
• Other family leaves
• Collective Bargaining Agreements
• Overview of the retail CBA

For further information contact us on 0203 871 8870 or

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