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Swiss Tax Disputes Resolved Quickly In 2018: Report

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 6, 2019

Switzerland has released a report on its efforts to resolve tax disputes, noting that the average time to complete mutual agreement procedure cases was 13 months in 2018, significantly below that required under the BEPS minimum standards.Read Full Story


Switzerland Publishes New English-Language VAT Guide

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 6, 2019

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has released new English-language guidance for foreign businesses on their obligations under Swiss VAT law. Read Full Story


Switzerland, Bahrain Sign DTA

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, December 2, 2019

On November 25, 2019, Switzerland and Bahrain signed a double tax agreement that caps maximum withholding tax rates and provides for the exchange of information. Read Full Story


Switzerland To Improve Tax Information Exchange Regime

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Switzerland is to amend its domestic framework for the automatic exchange of information, in line with recommendations made by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. Read Full Story


Switzerland, EU To Link Emissions Trading Systems

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 15, 2019

Switzerland and the EU are to link their emissions trading systems from next year, after the Swiss Federal Council approved revisions to the country's Ordinance on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions.Read Full Story


Swiss Tax Transparency Changes Enter Into Force

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 8, 2019

The Swiss Government has published guidance on the legislation that brings into force the recommendations made by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. Read Full Story














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