Tax & Legal Services

We listen to our clients and we attach great importance in providing them with adapted and personalized solutions that allow them to achieve their objectives. To this end, we offer tailor-made legal and tax services.

Our specialists will provide you with efficient, innovative and reliable solutions designed to meet all your needs in Switzerland or internationally. Our local expertise is complemented by our international reach, vision and extensive network, allowing us to analyze, optimize and resolve complex tax situations.

Our services cover all areas of Swiss taxation: direct taxes, VAT, stamp duty, withholding tax and all other aspects of taxation of local or international companies and individuals.

Employment through an umbrella company in Switzerland

Issued by Yasmine Cherdouda, Consultant, Global Employer Services,

Cryptocurrency: tax treatment in Switzerland

In recent years, cryptocurrencies have gained a reputation for being innovative, feature-rich and having the potential for large returns. The success of cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin, which has received the most media coverage, has naturally led to questions concerning their value and tax treatment.

Demerger of a holding company? Beware of tax implications

If you are a swiss resident and privately own a company, you probably know its sale will generate a tax-free capital gain.

Tax reform and financing the statutory pension insurance (TRFPI) Approval

As already mentioned multiple times in our newsletters, and especially in our newsletter on this topic from December 2018, Swiss population was invited to vote on Mai 19, 2019 on the TRFPI project and this project has been approved! TRFPI project is an amended version of the previous third corporate tax reform (CTR III) and tax project 17 (TP17).

Information on the Mail Order Scheme as of 1 January 2019

With the partial revision of the Value Added Tax Act, foreign companies operating in the mail order business are to be treated on an equal footing with companies domiciled in Switzerland.

The new Swiss corporate fee for radio and television as of 2019

From 1 January 2019 households and businesses have to pay a new device-independent fee which replaces the current device-dependent fee for radio and television connection. The levies for private households will amount to CHF 365 from 2019.

CTR III –Refusal from the Swiss people on February 12, 2017 – Consequences and future

On February 12, 2017, the Swiss people have denied the federal project regarding the third corporate tax reform. As a reminder, the subject of the vote, that was only at a federal level, was focused mainly on:

Corporate tax reform III (CTR III) Geneva

The Geneva strategy for the RIE III becomes finally a reality! (For more informationregarding the subject, please see our other newsletters on this topic).

Final vote of the Federal Parliament on the corporate tax reform III (CTR III)

For more background, we invite you to revert to our newsletters from January 2016 and April 2016 on the same topic

Corporate Tax Reform III

Genesis of the reform