Account fees 2014
Umweltbundesamt levies a fee for the account management. The account fees are annual all-in fees. The basis for the calculation of the account fee for operator and aircraft holding accounts are the average verified emission in the past three available years. For person, trading and former operator holding accounts a flat fee is charged.
Due to changes in the legislation the workload of Umweltbundesamt with account management has increased. Consequently, the fees for 2014 had to be adjusted. The efficiency measures that were implemented at the same time at Umweltbundesamt could not fully offset the additional costs.
We would like to point out that even after the adjustment the fees clearly lie below the 2012 levels or in case of person and trading accounts are not higher than 2012 levels.
The fees of Umweltbundesamt have to be approved annually by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and are applicable for one calendar year.