Real estate transfer tax

Up-to-date information about real estate transfer tax, taxable items (acquisition of real estate in Austria), tax base, tax rate, exemption from the real property transfer tax etc.

Information for newcomers

The real estate transfer tax is a (rights) transfer tax and covers acquisition of real estate in Austria, both in return for payment and without payment.


These rules apply to all citizens and entrepreneurs from EU Member States in Austria.

Further links

Further information:

Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 1 January 2024

Responsible for the content: Federal Ministry of Finance

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