Services

Corporate Secretarial Services

Austria

Keeping up-to-date and compliant is more complex and timeconsuming than ever before. Corporate Secretarial Services can help guide you through the challenges and changes, whilst easing your administrative burden across functional and geographical boundaries and allowing you to focus on running your business.

Your benefits

  • Reduction of costs and time-savings through a focused and compliant process
  • Predictable investment that suits client’s current needs
  • Ease cost monitoring and control through a modular approach, based on client‘s instructions
  • Legal and risk management by ensuring consistent statutory compliance
  • We help to avoid severe consequences of non-compliance on the level of company, shareholders and management
  • Sound corporate compliance status is a basic prerequisite of complex transactional work (e.g. M&A, corporate reorganizations)
  • Diligent corporate housekeeping helps directors to manage risk effectively while permitting them to focus on their strategic business objectives

Our Service Offerings

Select the services suitable to you
  • Providing a fully registered company
  • Organizing of filings on behalf of the company as legally required by the Commercial Court
  • Legalization services (e.g. extracts from the Commercial Register)
  • Liaising with notary for preparation and submission of filings for the company as legally required by the Commercial Register e.g. relating to:

    – constitutional changes (e.g. changes of company name, registered offices, business objects, financial year)

    – changes of management (e.g. resignation, removal and appointment of directors)

    – changes to the capital (e.g. capital increase in cash/kind, issuance of new shares, capital reduction)

    – changes in the shareholding of the company (e.g. intragroup share transfer and simplified domestic intra-group merger)

    – liquidation of a company

Legal

  • Keeping and maintaining of statutory records and corporate files (audit-proof electronic archive)
  • Alert / information about due dates relating to:
    – filing deadlines
    – payment due dates
    – statutory meetings
    – special corporate events
  • Preparation of notices of meetings
  • Attendance at meetings to take the minutes 
  • Providing mailing handling services, i.e. dealing with incoming mails from local authorities such as Commercial Register, chamber of commerce, local  court (mails and other communication regarding the operating business are not covered)

Secretarial Services

  • Bookkeeping (including set up of chart of accounts and templates for annual accounts)
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Disclosure of annual financial statements
  • Financial and management reporting
  • Set up of Austrian bank account
  • Bank and cash management

Accounting & Reporting

  • Recruiting services
  • Registrations and deregistrations of employees
  • Payroll accounting & reporting (including correspondence with regional health insurance agencies and fiscal authorities)
  • Trustee account

HR & Payroll Compliance

  • CIT registration with tax authorities
  • Routine correspondance with tax authorities
  • Settlement of quarterly CIT prepayments
  • Preparation and submission of annual CIT returns
  • Annual reporting compliance (e.g. Sec 109a Income Tax Act)

Direct Tax Compliance

  • VAT registration with tax authorities
  • Preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation and submission of EC Sales Lists and Intrastat returns
  • Preparation and submission of annual VAT returns

Indirect Tax Compliance

Deloitte’s Corporate Secretarial team helps companies to find a managing director and a registered business address.

Contact

Mag. Dr. Peter Haunold

Mag. Dr. Peter Haunold

Partner Steuerberatung

Mag. Dr. Peter Haunold ist Partner in der Steuerberatung bei Deloitte in Wien. Als Steuerberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer unterstützt er die Steuerplanung bei Konzernen, M&A, Umgründungen, Umstrukturieru... Mehr

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