AUSTRIA: Tax Freedom Day was August 5th

Section: Members Highlights / Tax Facts / WTA Blog
10 October 2019 | Austrian Economics Center / Austria


Tax Freedom Day in Austria was August 5th, according to the Austrian Economics Center.

Tax Freedom Day was July 1st in 1976. Since then, the tax burden has grown significantly, pushing the date to August 20th in 2001 and August 19th in 2015. Since 2016, there has been some improvement, as the last government reduced the tax burden – meaning Tax Freedom Day moved back to the beginning of August.
Read the full report here (in German).