Tax

Tax topics aimed at addressing business issues

Keeping up with the new tax reality requires new methods that go beyond the traditional withholding tax approach. As a result, tax and management consulting is increasingly being combined. A qualitative analysis of companies within their specific industry is needed to give management the best possible decision-making basis.
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Tax goes IT

Gone are the days when tax advice was a secret science limited to preparing written submissions and obtaining rulings. Modern tax advisory services increasingly draw on IT, with the use of software solutions gradually becoming the norm. Tax goes IT, so to speak.
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Switzerland’s attractiveness for multinational corporations at risk

Multinational corporations are in permanent business transformation mode. Many of them have located key value drivers in Switzerland because of the country’s flexibility and stable business environment. But will Switzerland remain attractive as companies seek to transform their business towards fast and sustainable growth?
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Impact of global and Swiss tax changes on the insurance industry

There are a few upcoming regulatory tax projects which will affect the Swiss insurance industry. On a global level these include the latest tax risks facing the industry in light of the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) reports. On a national level the focus is on the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III.
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UK anti-hybrid legislation: impact on Swiss structures

The UK’s new anti-hybrid rules will be effective from January, 2017. There is a short time frame for companies to assess the impact of these rules and make any changes to remain compliant with the rules and avoid a significant increase of the tax rate and/or even worse a double taxation of income.
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Globally mobile employees: what are the key risks to address?

The latest global mobility survey from KPMG Switzerland highlights how global mobility has evolved during the past decade, the key risks which all employers with internationally mobile employees should be addressing today, and what companies could do to improve their mobility policies and processes.
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