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Switzerland – United States tax treaty

General provisions of the Switzerland - United States tax treaty regarding the taxation of individuals, companies, partnerships and other types of legal entities doing business in Switzerland.

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VAT and UID number in Switzerland

Requirements for companies and businesses that are obligated to register for VAT and UID number in Switzerland. Business identification in Switzerland.

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Dividend tax in Switzerland

Taxes in Switzerland are levied at federal, cantonal and local level. Dividends and interests are a subject of the withholding tax, at a rate of 35%, however the withholding tax can be deducted in full, under certain conditions. 

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Cost of living in Switzerland

The cost of living in Switzerland is among the highest in the world, with the main cities Geneva and Zurich being named in a 2015 study among the most expensive cities in the world. 

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Tax deductions in Switzerland

The calculation of the tax rates in Switzerland is based on the net income of the taxpayer. Like in most other countries, there are several tax deductions that can be made when a tax declaration is filed. These will reduce the taxable income and consequently the amount of tax that needs to be paid.

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Advantages and taxation of management companies in Switzerland

A management company is best suited to meet the needs of international groups or corporations. The management company operates mainly outside Switzerland, although it may receive part of the income from Switzerland.

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