Swiss VAT updates: Filing VAT returns online

Switzerland has joined the club of the VAT returns online filing countries. As of September 8, 2015, VAT returns can be filed online on ESTV SuisseTax.

Impact of the falling Euro exchange rate on Swiss immigration matters

Every inbound assignee must be paid a salary that meets Swiss reference salary requirements for the time working in Switzerland. Thus, salaries currently paid in euro bear the risk to turn out to be too low and therefore not to be compliant anymore as a consequence of the decision of the SNB.

Switzerland and China agreed on renminbi swap agreement

On July 21 2014, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) have signed a bilateral swap agreement. This swap agreement is an important step towards a renminbi trading hub in Switzerland.

Free Trade Agreement Switzerland-China: Entering into force on 1 July 2014

The free Trade agreement between China and Switzerland that was signed on 6 July 2013 by the Chinese Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng, and the Swiss Federal Councilor, Johann Schneider-Ammann, will enter into force on 1 July 2014.

Free Trade Agreement between Switzerland and China

On 6 July 2013, the Chinese Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng, and the Swiss Federal Councillor, Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two nations. As a result, Switzerland will become the first country in continental Europe to enter in such an agreement with China. The Free Trade Agreement covers areas of trade in goods and […]