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EU Urges Switzerland To Secure Tax Reform’s Passage

The European Council has called for the swift enactment of Switzerland’s proposed corporate tax reform package. The recommendation was one of a number of conclusions adopted by the Council regarding the EU’s relations with the Swiss Confederation. The Council said…

Switzerland, UK Agree On Post-Brexit Trade Relationship

The UK and Switzerland have signed a trade continuity agreement that will serve as a basis for their trading relationship after Brexit. The agreement was signed in Bern on February 11, 2019. The Swiss Federal Council explained that the agreement…

Upcoming German Tax Law Changes Relevant To Real Estate Investments

On 1 August 2018, the German Ministry of Finance published the amended draft bill of the Annual Tax Act 2018 which will be subject to further discussions in the parliament in the coming months. Furthermore, the States’ Ministers of Finance…

FinTech licence: FINMA publishes guidelines

From 2019, interested parties can apply for the new FinTech licence. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is responsible for granting this licence. It has published guidelines aimed at simplifying the application process. To boost innovative financial companies, the…

Swiss Government Signs Off On Tax, Trade Issues

Switzerland’s Government has recently decided on a number of trade matters and reviewed its plans for changes to how it administers vehicle taxes. Approval of trade deals with Ecuador and Turkey On November 21, the Swiss Federal Council approved two…

Switzerland Gearing Up For Corporate Tax Changes

The Swiss Government has announced that, in preparation for a major overhaul of the tax system, existing practices on the taxation of principal companies and finance branches will not be applied to new companies as of 2019. The Government’s Tax…

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