In Austria any employer is obliged by law to report certain social security data to the social security authorities. The Republic of Austria as employer has to abide by the same legal obligations as private employers.
As of today all relevant data are centrally collected in the personnel management system PM-SAP at the Federal Data Processing Center (BRZ GmbH). The BRZ GmbH is obliged by the Federal Ministry of Finance to transmit the collected data as data files to the central federation of social securities.
In the future the ELDA-system, the electronic data collection system, shall replace the current data file transfer system. The goal of the following research is to show if the new ELDA-system will improve the quality of the data acquisition.