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CTR III – reduction of the corporate tax rates by 2019

1 November 2017
We revert to you to confirm today’s decision of the Vaud State Council to maintain the entry in force of corporate tax reform III (RIE III) on January 1st, 2019.

New VAT rates in Switzerland form January 1st, 2018

11 October 2017
This is to inform you that counting from January 1st, 2018 new VAT rates will apply in Switzerland.

Short overview - Switzerland - Significant changes in VAT to enter into force on January 1st, 2018

11 October 2017
The Swiss government aims to remove the competitive disadvantage for Swiss companies raised by Swiss VAT. To achieve this purpose, a partial revision of the Swiss Value Added Tax Act will come into force on January 1st, 2018. The main amendment targets the tax liability of foreign companies to Swiss VAT.

CTR III – The new project of the federal council has just been released (tax project 17)

10 October 2017
On September 6, the Federal Council opened its consultation procedure concerning its Tax Project 17 (TP 17), replacing and revising the controversial Corporate Tax Reform (CTR III) rejected by the Swiss people with the referendum of February 14, 2017.

Automatic exchange of rulings Amendment of the administrative tax assistance ordinance (OAAF)

8 March 2017
The automatic exchange of rulings represent one step closer towards the international tax transparency.

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

15 February 2017
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:

New international rules on exchange of information in tax matters

14 January 2016
This information can be of personal or professional interest for you Since 2008, due to the financial crisis, the necessity for governments worldwide to increase their tax receipts has placed the fight against cross-border tax evasion at the heart of political debates.

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