Archive for Category: Austria News


Tradition, tourism and traditional costume:

Why Tyrol has a problem with criticism! The tone in the mountains is sometimes rough. It would be appropriate to be critical of the country’s Corona policy – even in tourism. Criticism is not a welcome guest in the Tyrol. But since the beginning of the Corona pandemic, the...

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Britain buys more vaccine

Britain orders more Austria-French vaccine

The British order with the French-Austrian company has been increased. Negotiations are also underway with the EU. The vaccine is still to be licensed there in 2021. The UK has increased its order for the planned Corona vaccine from the French-Austrian company Valneva from 60 to 100 million doses....

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Electric cars Austria

Austria take up of electric cars.

In nine districts in Austria, the share of e-cars in new registrations exceeded ten percent in the previous year. The frontrunner is Vienna city with 14.4 percent. Outside Vienna, the Upper Austrian district of Kirchdorf an der Krems has the highest e-car share, ahead of the Carinthian district of...

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Tax Evasion – Amazon service providers

Austria Financial police uncovered illegal work and tax evasion at Amazon service providers. Misconduct was found at 130 of 133 companies checked. Following a large-scale raid at Amazon’s distribution center in Großebersdorf in February 2020, the financial police have now taken further action against Amazon service providers. In the...

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Austria extends lockdown

Austria extends lockdown!!

Government announces extension of lockdown – with no easing up of restrictions. Extention from 11 a.m. Sunday 17th January. Austria will remain in lockdown for even longer: as the government confirmed at a press conference on Sunday morning, the lockdown will remain in place until at least February 7...

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Free masks for over 65's

Austria sends free masks to all over 65’s

This past few weeks, 280,000 out of 1.7 million people entitled to the free masks, have already received them in the post from the government. The campaign should be completed by the end of January. The FFP2 free masks offer much better protection than the simple mouth-nose protection, which...

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Airbnb – Big gains for Austria tax office!!

Airbnb gives Landlord income data to Austria tax office Revenue from new digital tax twice as high as forecast. Airbnb reports the revenue data of its landlords to the Austrian tax authorities for the first time for the calendar year 2020. The tax authorities can then check whether the...

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