The partial reform of the Federal Value Added Tax Law is intended to eliminate the competitive disadvantages of Swiss companies. The changes will come into effect on 1 January 2018. Which sectors are affected, and what are the implications for foreign companies that have business activities in Switzerland?
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.
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.