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The Austrian Private Foundation came into existence in 1993 and is a pure success story since then. The Austrian Private Foundation was designed to preserve and create wealth for the benefit of a family.

Far reaching tax exemptions make the Austrian Private Foundation a perfect tool to avoid income tax or inheritance tax burdens.

What is an Austrian Private Foundation ?

  • Corporate entity belonging to itself (NO shareholders)
  • Minimum capital of € 70.000,-- required
  • Founder can be any resident or non-resident individual or juridical person
  • Foundation has access to all tax treaties contrary to trusts
  • Can be established either revocable or irrevocable
  • Founder can amend the charter and the non-public by-laws (letter of wishes) whenever and how often he wants
  • Far reaching tax exemptions make the foundation a unique tool for tax efficient wealth management

Please contact me for a personal meeting !

Erich Baier, MBA, LL.M. (Int’l Tax Law) TEP

Certified Tax Advisor

Austria, 1010 Vienna, Schwarzenbergstraße 1-3/14a

Phone: (+43 1) 516 12 0

Fax: (+43 1)516 12 14


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