taxation in switzerland

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. 

Swiss regulations for buying property

Contrary to popular belief, purchasing real estate in Switzerland, particularly a house or a commercial property is quite difficult. The Swiss real estate market is strictly regulated. Owning a house in Switzerland is not something, considering more than 60% of the people living in the country usually rent their residence.

The Swiss Patent Box

The Corporate Tax Reform III has been approved by the Swiss Parliament. This tax reform was created in order to preserve Switzerland’s attractiveness as a location for multinational companies that want to take advantage of a more relaxed taxation.