Tax Proposal 17 – dispatch parameters defined

After confirming the schedule of the Tax Proposal 17, the Federal Council has now set the parameters for the dispatch. Based on the results of the consultation procedure, the Federal Council has decided to mainly maintain the proposal as issued for consultation. Details of the final proposal within the dispatch are expected at the end of March 2018.

Verlustverrechnung bei der ZH Grundstückgewinnsteuer: Beseitigung des Standortnachteils auf der Kippe

Eine seit langem diskutierte Gesetzesänderung, die eine steuerliche Schlechterstellung von Zürcher Unternehmen beseitigen will, kommt nun vors Volk. Nachdem der Zürcher Kantonsrat am 23. Oktober 2017 die Gesetzesvorlage abgesegnet hatte, hat die Alternative Liste mit 4‘038 gesammelten Unterschriften am 3. Januar 2018 das Referendum eingereicht.

Tax Reporting and Tax Reclaim: Collaboration with SIX

KPMG Switzerland and SIX Securities Services are bundling their tax expertise. These two companies will be offering banks a comprehensive range of services relating to withholding tax exemptions and refunds as well as tax reports for foreign clients, all through a shared interface.

What the US Tax Reform means for Expat Americans

On the 20th of December, President Trump hosted an array of Republican Congressmen and Congresswomen at the White House to celebrate the successful passage of the Tax Reform Bill, the most sweeping reform of the U.S. tax system in over 30 years.

US Tax Reform: What should Swiss groups do now?

The die is cast! After weeks of busy discussion and negotiations, the US Congress voted to approve the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (H.R. 1). The changes represent the most significant and fundamental tax reform in the US in over 30 years.

US Tax Reform: What can Swiss groups expect as reform is close to finalization

It's highly likely that the enactment of the most significant US Tax Reform since 1986 is just around the corner. How will the final reform affect Swiss groups? Here’s a short overview of the latest developments and their potential impact.