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Business Reforms in Austria

= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. Negative =  Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB2015

Starting a Business: Austria made starting a business easier by reducing the minimum capital requirement, which in turn reduced the paid-in minimum capital requirement, and by lowering notary fees.

DB2012

Resolving Insolvency: Austria passed a new law that simplifies restructuring proceedings and gives preferential consideration to the interests of the debtors.

DB2011

Registering Property: Austria made it easier to transfer property by requiring online submission of all applications to register property transfers.

DB2009

Enforcing Contracts: Austria made enforcing contracts easier by making electronic filing mandatory in civil matters and thereby increasing the efficiency of proceedings.

DB2008

Trading across Borders: Austria made trading across borders easier by introducing an electronic customs clearance system and a risk-based inspection system.