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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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Fishermen betrayed brexit

British fishermen feel betrayed by post-Brexit deal

Austrian Newspaper Der Standard reported that: British fishermen feel betrayed by post-Brexit deal The agreement brings cuts for British and EU fishermen. Now resentment is spreading among British fishermen British fishermen feel betrayed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal. “Boris Johnson promised us the rights to all the...

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No christmas ski austria

No Christmas ski-ing in Austria

There will be no skiing holidays in Austria, not this year. The Christmas holidays will not be able to be spent on the slopes, neither by Austrians nor by foreign guests. The cable cars will start operating, but the gastronomy and hotel industry will remain closed, and the corona-related...

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Will Austria have a ski season?

Skiing at Christmas? Who can get out of lockdown first and when will it be in Austria? The number of Covid cases has to go down, is the mantra. There is no fixed number that can be used as a guide. Ski resorts and hoteliers still hope that the...

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Austria lockdown

Austria in Lockdown for 3 weeks from 17th November.

Lockdown rules: According to the Austria ministry, only one individual can visit another household. The Ministry of Health specified the contact rules on Sunday evening. A meeting of several people from one household with several people from another household is therefore prohibited. The contact provisions during the tightened lockdown,...

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