The council of ministers agreed on the cornerstones for the employment bonus which were presented in the governmental work plan a month ago. As a subsidy, enterprises should be able to claim 50% of payroll taxes for each additional employee (full-time-equivalent) from July 1st 2017 for a maximum period of 3 years. The bonus can be claimed for full-time and part-time jobs.
After intensive negotiations the federal government has concluded a work plan for the next 18 months. This plan focuses on employment and security/integration. We would like to provide you with an overview of major tax and legal highlights.