Market Taxation Guide - Austria
This Market Taxation Guide (Austria) provides the following details:
- Reference information about all taxes applied at source, through Clearstream Banking1 and its local depositories, to securities deposited in Clearstream Banking; and
- Instructions for obtaining relief at source or a refund of withholding tax, where these are available, through Clearstream Banking.
Additional and improved tax information and procedures that become available will be included on an ongoing basis.
This Market Taxation Guide (including any attachments and other links) is for informational purposes only and is not intended and should not be considered to be legal advice on any subject matter. Readers of this Market Taxation Guide, whether customers or otherwise, should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in this Market Taxation Guide without seeking appropriate legal or other professional advice.
No withholding tax is deducted from interest on Austrian debt securities held in Clearstream Banking.
Withholding tax rate
Residents of Double Taxation Treaty (DTT) countries
Residents of Austria cannot reclaim withholding tax through Clearstream Banking.
Capital gains tax
There is no capital gains tax withheld through Clearstream Banking on securities held in Clearstream Banking. Capital gains tax may however be payable on specific gains. Clearstream Banking does not assist in this regard. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.
There is no stamp duty withheld through Clearstream Banking on securities held in Clearstream Banking. Stamp duty may however be payable on specific transactions. Clearstream Banking does not assist in this regard. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.
Please find the GIIN numbers for our depository and the CSD:
Erste Group Bank AG
OeKB CSD GmbH
1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A. and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation accounts)