Budgetary Policy

  • Fiscal Federalism

    The general government sector in Austria comprises four sub-sectors: federal government, 9 state governments, 2102 local governments and social security institutions (not included in the system of fiscal equalization). According to constitutional law, the federal and the 9 Länder governments are autonomous with respect to administration and legislation. read more

  • Reducing Administrative Costs

    In 2006 Austria’s Federal Government started an ambitious programme to reduce administrative burdens for businesses in order to improve the business environment and help competitiveness and growth. read more

  • Budgeting in Austria

    This section provides an overview on the budgeting process in Austria following the budget reform. read more