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Mi., 08. Nov.


Webinar & Q&A

Choosing the right legal form for your business in Austria

Join our upcoming webinar to learn how choosing the right legal structure can save you time, money, and protect your assets on your business journey in Austria.

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Choosing the right legal form for your business in Austria
Choosing the right legal form for your business in Austria

Time & Location

08. Nov. 2023, 17:00 – 18:30

Webinar & Q&A

About the event


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Who is this event for?

This webinar is designed for individuals in Austria who are contemplating the launch of a new business or currently navigating challenges as an existing business owner. If you're in the initial stages of starting a business, our experts will provide you with guidance on planning and essential legal procedures. Selecting the appropriate legal structure for your enterprise is paramount to its growth and success. It can lead to future time and cost savings, streamline operational management beyond your expectations, and safeguard your personal assets.

Main points of the webinar

1. Sole proprietor

  • Registration
  • Business license: free and regulated
  • Social security
  • Taxes (only the frame)
  • Liability

2. General Partnership

  • Registration
  • Social security
  • Taxes (only the frame)
  • Liability

3. Limited partnership

  • Differences from General Partnership

4. GmbH

  • Requirements for registering a GmbH
  • Simplified registration (only for one-person companies)
  • The role of the managing Director
  • How to register a business license as a GmbH
  • Social security
  • Liability
  • Taxes (Legal frame)

5. GmbH and Co KG 

  • What are the specifics
  • Where it is applicable
  • Example from real Life




All events of Self-employed in Austria are in English!

About the Speakers

Mag. Severina Ditzov is an experienced business consultant who's been cooperating with Self-employed in Austria since 2020 and specialises in topics such as :

  • Business license registration and recognition of education/qualification for executing the business activity
  • Choosing a legal form for your business and registering it
  • Preparation of shareholder/partnership agreement
  • Registration of sole proprietor with the Company Register
  • Company transformation
  • Choosing a health and pension insurance model with the public insurance company
  • Preparing of Terms and Conditions; Privacy Policy
  • Structural changes due to relocation, and reorganization of the team:
  • Adjusting work contracts, Work Policies, Guidelines

Mag. Miglena Hofer is an experienced business consultant who's been cooperating with Self-employed in Austria since 2020 and helps with topics such as :

  • Eliminating Austrian red tape for business registration and running your operation.
  • Creating bullet-proof terms and conditions, so you and your business are protected
  • Making hiring third-country nationals possible
  • Resolving conflicts and disputes with contractors and partners.
  • Optimizing your organization to increase profit.
  • Getting you from an idea to a sustainable business
  • Supporting you on your business journey


The speakers will attempt to answer all questions asked by you with the use of your microphone or in the Zoom Chat during the presentation - the questions will be answered right away, or at the end during the general Q&A part - the speakers will decide about this.

To ask your question or share during the webinar (using your microphone) please use the "raise hand" function in Zoom and the moderator will unmute you at the appropriate time.

In such cases please keep questions as short and clear as possible so the speakers can complete the presentation within the planned time frame.

If you're a SEA Member, and for any reason, your question wasn't answered during the webinar, we will get back to you within 3 days in the Forum or via email. In some cases, more information might be required from you to give you a quality answer.

Webinar Recording and Privacy

The webinar audio and video will be recorded and used by SEA, but we will not use the picture or audio of the attendees in the recording, we will only use the presentation so we'd like to encourage you to ask your questions during the event and to keep your camera on. It helps to keep our friendly and authentic atmosphere. The speakers prefer it and we would all really love to see you and hear you!

We're happy to see you soon!

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