Tax rates and important details about the Swiss tax system for foreign companies and entrepreneurs interested in doing business or incorporating in Switzerland.
Requirements for companies and businesses that are obligated to register for VAT and UID number in Switzerland. Business identification in Switzerland.
The Head of the Department of Finance, Heinz Tännler, supports the proposals by the Federal Steering Committee for the new tax regulation 2017. He feels encouraged regarding the cornerstones for Zug’s corporate tax law reform.
Switzerland has become a preferred destination for investorsdue to its taxation system, geographic and political position, low inflation, low unemployment rate as well as its competitive business environment.
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.
Buying properties in Switzerland, especially a house or a commercial property is not as easy as is sounds, as the Swiss real estate market is highly regulated. Owning a house in Switzerland is not something as usual. More than 60% of the people living in Switzerland usually rent their residence.