Switzerland (8th edition) (February 2020)
Sponsored by Prager DreifussThe Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF) abolished cantonal tax privileges for holding, domicile and mixed companies. Roland Böhi and Lukas Scherer of Prager Dreifuss analyse the impact of the reform and assess the transitional measures set up to alleviate an additional tax burden.
Sponsored by Andersen Tax SwitzerlandSwitzerland’s efforts to enhance its global competitiveness are focused on increasing the attractiveness of the Swiss capital market. Lisa Airoldi and Marina Rezzin of Andersen Tax Switzerland discuss the proposed Swiss withholding tax reform and how this should attract foreign investors and encourage Swiss groups to keep their financing and treasury activities in Switzerland.
Sponsored by BurckhardtNew legislation governing Switzerland’s network of double tax agreements responds to the OECD’s minimum standards in preventing treaty abuse and improving the dispute resolution process. Rolf Wüthrich of burckhardt Ltd explores the commercial and tax implications of these positive developments.