Austrian Company Law
Austrian company Law provides for different types of companies, tailored to the specific needs in tax and liability. Basically, there are corporate and non-corporate legal forms.
- Company with limited liability (GmbH)
- Stock corporation (AG)
- Societas Europea (SE)
- General partnership (OG)
- Limited partnership (KG)
- Dormant partnership (stG)
- Civil law partnership (GesbR)
The company with llimited liablility (GmbH) is the most widely used form.
Extensive information on Austrian Company Law and the rules and regulation closely related to starting a business can be found in the brochure Starting Business in Austria [pdf, 208.5kb] . There you also find basic information necessary for preparing a meeting with an attorney or tax advisor, a checklist and a list of helpful addresses.
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