Management accountancy professions – voluntary suspension of licence

General information

Persons and firms are entitled to voluntarily and temporarily withdraw their licence to exercise their management accountancy profession on a self-employed basis. This will result in a suspension of their professional licence.


The voluntary suspension of a licence must be reported to the competent authority.


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

Competent authority

The President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber/Office of the Management Accountancy Authority ( WKO)German text (Der Präsident der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich/Geschäftsstelle Bilanzbuchhaltungsbehörde)


The report must be submitted in writing to the competent authority.

Required documents

No special documents are required.

Costs and fees

Reports are free of charge.

Legal bases

Section 41 paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Bilanzbuchhaltungsgesetz (BiBuG)

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Last update: 6 February 2023

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