Schweiz

Dank Digitalisierung CHF 300 Mio. Gesundheitskosten sparen

Eine Studie von KPMG zeigt: Dank konsequenter Digitalisierung lassen sich in der Schweiz jährlich 300 Millionen Franken sparen. Mit dem elektronischen Patientendossier ist die Basis gelegt für eine nachhaltige Bremsung des Kostenanstiegs im Gesundheitswesen.
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Neues Prospektrecht auf der Zielgeraden

Am 4. November 2015 ist die bundesrätliche Botschaft zum Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz, FIDLEG, publiziert worden, das u.a. sektorenübergreifend vereinheitlichte Prospektregeln für das öffentliche Angebot und die Börsenkotierung von Effekten enthält. Inzwischen ist die Vor-lage von beiden Parlamentskammern behandelt worden.
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Factors disrupting the Swiss real estate investment market

If a market is being influenced by outside factors, disruptions are bound to arise eventually. Influential factors of this nature can be triggered by tax incentives and have also been observed in connection with the elimination of banking secrecy and capital market interventions. KPMG surveyed investors and appraisers about the Swiss investment property market.
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Swiss VAT rate reduced as of 1 January 2018

Swiss voters said no to the reform of the pension scheme. As a result, Swiss VAT rates will be reduced. Taxable persons must be ready as of 1 January 2018 - a very short deadline.
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A lack of radical change hits Swiss private banks’ performances

Analyzing the performances of 85 of Switzerland’s 114 private banks produces a bleak picture. Almost every key performance indicator (KPI) deteriorated in 2016 – sometimes significantly. The vast majority of banks have not taken the action needed to reverse their decline.
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Tax Proposal 17 – Start of consultation procedure

On 6 September, the Federal Council submitted a recommendation for the Tax Proposal 17 for consultation. Stefan Kuhn offers an overview and critical look at the relevant content of the proposed reform.
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