Notifying the Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed
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In principle, the business authority informs the Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed of the return of the license to trade.
The compulsory (→ oesterreich.gv.at)German text health, pension and accident insurance ends on the last day of the calendar month in which the licence to trade is cancelled.
Sole proprietorships that cease to trade.
These rules apply to entrepreneurs from EU Member States in Austria.
This is conditional on ceasing to trade.
The Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed must be notified of all changes that lead to the termination of the compulsory insurance within one month.
Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed (→ SVS) German text
No specific procedure must be observed.
Notification of the return of the licence to trade
In urgent cases, where official notification needs to be done immediately, the agreement of the return of the licence to trade can also be sent to the Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed by email or post.
Costs and fees
No fees or charges are payable.
The insured party must always notify the Social Insurance Institution for Trade and Commerce of all important changes, events and facts to protect themselves from the consequences of failing to do so. A breach of the notification obligation may lead to a demand for the return of payments wrongly made.
Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed (→ SVS)German text
sections 4, 7, 18 paragraph 1 and 2 of the Gewerbliches Sozialversicherungsgesetz (GSVG)
No expert information is available.
Link to form
There is no form available.
Authentication and signature
Means of redress or appeal
Assistance and problem-solving services
There are no assistance or problem-solving services.
Further service points
Social security ombudsman SVS (→ SVS)German text
Responsible for the content: Association of Austrian Social Insurance Institutions