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Austria

Capital: Vienna
Population: 8,662,588
Total land area (km2): 83,858 km2
Passenger cars: 4,641,000
Highway (km): 1,720 km
Category Description
Purchase Subsidies

Austria - Purchase Incentives

Private customers get the following Purchase Subsidies: - 4.000 Euro per BEV (2.500 from the federal government; 1.500 additional rebate by the industry) - 1.500 Euro per PHEV (750 by the federal government; 750 additional rebate by industry) 2 additional conditions: Purchase price not over 50.000 Euro incl. VAT & minimum electrical range of 40 kilometers (for PHEVs) Businesses, municipalities - 3.000 Euro per BEV (1.500 from the federal government; 1.500 additional rebate by the industry) - 1.500 Euro per PHEV (750 by the federal government; 750 additional rebate by industry) - No additional conditions
Registration Tax Benefits

Austria - Registration Tax Benefits

  Registration tax (Normverbrauchsabgabe): All cars below 90g/km are tax-free

Ownership Tax Benefits

Austria - Ownership tax benefits

BEVs are 100% tax-exempt from all relevant federal taxes, except VAT:
- Circulation tax (motorbezogene Versicherungssteuer): The tax is calculated on the basis of the engine’s horsepower. PHEV's have to pay only for the ICE part.

Local Incentives

Austria - Other financial benefits

- Free Parking: Several bigger cities have already exemptions from parking charges in place

The Austrian automobile club ÖAMTC publishes the incentives granted by local authorities on its website (www.oeamtc.at/elektrofahrzeuge).

Company Tax Benefits

Austria - Company Taxi Benefits

The in-kind benefits for the private usage of company cars is taxed with 0% (formerly 18%). PHEV's remain at 18%. Cars > 130 g/km were raised to 24% (the threshold comes down 3 g/km every year until 2020).
VAT Benefits

Austria - VAT benefits

Company BEV's are exempt from VAT (eligible for pre-tax deduction).

Category Description
Purchase Subsidies

Austria - Purchase Incentives

Private customers get the following Purchase Subsidies: - 4.000 Euro per BEV (2.500 from the federal government; 1.500 additional rebate by the industry) - 1.500 Euro per PHEV (750 by the federal government; 750 additional rebate by industry) 2 additional conditions: Purchase price not over 50.000 Euro incl. VAT & minimum electrical range of 40 kilometers (for PHEVs) Businesses, municipalities - 3.000 Euro per BEV (1.500 from the federal government; 1.500 additional rebate by the industry) - 1.500 Euro per PHEV (750 by the federal government; 750 additional rebate by industry) - No additional conditions
Registration Tax Benefits

Austria - Registration Tax Benefits

  Registration tax (Normverbrauchsabgabe): All cars below 90g/km are tax-free

Ownership Tax Benefits

Austria - Ownership tax benefits

BEVs are 100% tax-exempt from all relevant federal taxes, except VAT:
- Circulation tax (motorbezogene Versicherungssteuer): The tax is calculated on the basis of the engine’s horsepower. PHEV's have to pay only for the ICE part.

Local Incentives

Austria - Other financial benefits

- Free Parking: Several bigger cities have already exemptions from parking charges in place

The Austrian automobile club ÖAMTC publishes the incentives granted by local authorities on its website (www.oeamtc.at/elektrofahrzeuge).

Company Tax Benefits

Austria - Company Taxi Benefits

The in-kind benefits for the private usage of company cars is taxed with 0% (formerly 18%). PHEV's remain at 18%. Cars > 130 g/km were raised to 24% (the threshold comes down 3 g/km every year until 2020).
VAT Benefits

Austria - VAT benefits

Company BEV's are exempt from VAT (eligible for pre-tax deduction).