Services for Businesses
This section provides information on e-government services for businesses.
Business Service Portal
The Business Service Portal is the central service-website with all information and electronic procedures of the federal administration for economic partners. Businesses find all information needed in one place – always up-to-date and according to the law. In addition the Business Service Portal bundles the relevant e-government applications accessible via single-sign on which allows to execute transactions with public administration online. In this way businesses can save time and money.
Expert and Legal Information on Financial Matters
Findok (short for financial documentation) is a comprehensive, up-to-date and free source of information on legal questions concerning tax and customs duties. This knowledge platform contains interpretation aids provided by the Federal Ministry of Finance as well as decisions by the Independent Tax Senate on tax and customs law.
Pan-European Public Procurement Online - PEPPOL
The European Commission’s large-scale project PEPPOL constitutes a significant cross-border e-procurement initiative with the aim of providing standardized IT infrastructure and services for the processing of pan-European public procurement procedures online.
FinanzOnline for businesses
FinanzOnline provides a one-click link to the tax administration. 360,000 businesses already process their administrative transactions with the authorities, such as income tax, VAT or corporation tax returns, via FinanzOnline. In addition, tax agents use FinanzOnline for the tax affairs of 1.7 million clients.
Excise Movement Control System
The Excise Movement Control System (EMCS) is an IT system for monitoring the movement of excisable goods within the EU. Goods subject to excise duty are alcohol, tobacco products and energy products, such as mineral oils.
The e-customs process offers companies and freight forwarders the possibility of simplified and efficient customs clearance, and constitutes the basis for the exchange of data throughout the EU. It is the most comprehensive electronic processing system of the Austrian customs administration, which not only uses the latest technologies, but also enables international communication in the customs sector.