“We showed in the Covid crisis that we are there,” the minister takes stock of the aid money disbursed. That would not be the case everywhere in Europe. Austria’s economy took off like a rocket. The unemployment figures are also lower than in 2019.
When asked about the eco-social tax reform, Schramböck states “that we are probably the only country that is reducing taxes.” With our neighbors in Germany, given the traffic light coalition made up of the SPD, Greens and FDP, people are already busy talking about more burdens for entrepreneurs. Austria, on the other hand, is introducing an investment allowance.
Your ministry will also provide hundreds of millions of euros over the next two years. These funds are intended to support pharmaceutical and medical technology. Above all, small companies, which would be responsible for most of the innovations, should benefit from this.
Digitization is also the responsibility of the ÖVP minister. “Now it is being rolled out,” stated Schramböck. This refers to the digital devices (laptops) that are currently made available to schoolchildren free of charge. The basic equipment can not depend on whether you live in the country or in the city. She’ll continue to work there. How long?
“The momentum of growth must continue. We as ÖVP take this responsibility seriously, ”said Schramböck. She hopes that the green coalition partner will also follow her credo of “work, work, work”. After all, nobody would care about political back and forth.