Virtual Office in Switzerland

Virtual office The virtual office provides services like mail without the need of an actual physical office and is meant for communication and address related services. Any type of company in Switzerland can have a virtual office. We can help you in setting up a virtual office with all the virtual office facilities at your

Continue reading

Double Tax Treaties in Switzerland

In order to avoid taxes on both incomes and capital that could be applied twice to individuals or companies, Switzerland concluded to follow double taxation treaties. Most Swiss double taxation agreements (DTAs) comply with the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital enabled in 2009 by the Federal Council. Purposes of double taxation agreements in

Continue reading

Company Liquidation in Switzerland

Opening the liquidation proceedings in Switzerland The first step is to have shareholders meeting and passing a resolution to commence with the company liquidation process in Switzerland. The company liquidation must be decided by a majority of votes until and unless, the Articles of Association of the company do not state differently. While the company

Continue reading

Tax Optimization in Switzerland

Tax avoidance solutions in Switzerland It is used by the investors wanting to maximize their profits in a legal way. In order to minimize the payments made on taxes, there are few solutions available for companies in Switzerland. Our law firm in Switzerland can provide clients the following tax optimization solutions:           to employ

Continue reading

VAT Registration in Switzerland

The Value Added Tax in Switzerland Value added tax (VAT) is owned by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration and it is like a consumption tax applied to domestic goods or services. VAT is imposed on to producers, manufactures, tradesmen, retailers and service providers. It is necessary to register for VAT, once a company is registered

Continue reading

The Swiss Verein

What is the Swiss Verein? The Verien also termed as an association is a legal structure which is equivalent of the American voluntary association and fully recognized by the Swiss Civil Code. The same structure of legal entity is also available in other countries such as Germany. There is a difference between the German and the Swiss

Continue reading

Taxation of Foreign Companies in Switzerland

Foreign companies in Switzerland Due to its regulatory framework and advantageous taxation system, it is quite easy to establish and work in Switzerland. And currently there is a significant presence of the foreign companies in Switzerland. Switzerland also has very highly-educated workforce and specialized industries which are major attractions for any foreign company to invest

Continue reading

Running an Audit in Switzerland

Audit requirements in Switzerland Only public companies were required to submit audited accounts according to the Swiss Code of Obligations until 2008. However, as per the new Audit Law, it is provisioned for all legal entities except for sole traders and Swiss partnerships to have their accounts audited. As per the new Swiss Audit law, every different

Continue reading

Litigation in Switzerland

Types of Courts in Switzerland The Swiss federal judiciary consists following types of courts in Switzerland: Federal Supreme Court Federal Criminal Court Federal Administrative Court The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland currently consists of seven courts and it used to be formed by a single room: it consists of two Courts of Civil Law, two courts

Continue reading

Corporate Tax in Switzerland

The Swiss taxation system Taxes are applied at cantonal, federal and municipal or local level, which caused the federal structure of Switzerland’s to a decentralized taxation system. Selecting a canton for setting up a business makes all the difference as cantons have their own taxation rules in Switzerland. The scope of corporation tax in Switzerland

Continue reading