EU Blue Card salary threshold set for 2020

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  • 01/27/2020
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AUSTRIA (Jan. 24, 2020) – EU Blue Card salary threshold set for 2020

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What is the immigration news? Austria has increased the minimum salary for foreign workers employed under EU Blue Cards to €4,548 gross per month or € 63,672 gross per year, as of Jan. 1.
Compared to last year’s level, the salary minimum increased roughly 2.2% for EU Blue Cards.
EU Blue Card Minimum Salary
2019 2020
€4,447 gross per month €4,548 gross per month
BAL Analysis: As with the new Red-White-Red salary thresholds, companies should take note of the EU Blue Card salary minimum for 2020 and update their budgets if necessary. The new salary minimum does not apply to those who held an EU Blue Card before Jan. 1 or to pending applications submitted in 2019.
This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and Relocation Services Strohmayer GmbH in Austria. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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