COVID-19: Austrian Alcohol Tax Act – tax-exempt alcohol for production of disinfectants
The Austrian Ministry of Finance has introduced simplifications in relation to the use of tax-exempt alcohol for the production of disinfectants.
In addition to an application to the Customs Office, applications may also be made by email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 May 2020, in accordance with Austrian regulation BGBl II 121/2020. This includes applications for approval of a special denaturant pursuant to Section 17 para 6 Austrian Alcohol Tax Act; applications for approval or amendment of an alcohol permit in accordance with Section 11 Alcohol Tax Act; and applications for amendment or adjustment of approvals for alcohol warehouses in accordance with Section 32 Alcohol Tax Act. The original copy of the application must be signed before submission and stored for seven years to provide evidence.