Chartered accountants - temporary suspension of business licence

general information

Persons and firms holding a professional licence are entitled to temporarily withdraw such a licence to exercise their chartered accountancy profession on a self-employed basis. Reporting withdrawal will result in a suspension of their professional licence.

Erforderliche Unterlagen

No special documents are required.


Cases of voluntary suspension must be reported to the competent authority without delay.


There are no fees and charges payable.


Section 85 paragraph 1 of the Wirtschaftstreuhandberufsgesetz (WTBG)


The report may be submitted personally or in writing to the competent authority.

The Austrian Chamber of Tax Advisors and Public Accountants ( Kammer der Steurberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer) has to make the voluntary suspension visible in their public list of members.


Valid professional licence

Zuständige Stelle

Austrian Chamber of Tax Advisors and Public Accountants (? KSW)German text


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