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Swiss public will vote on Tax Reform

On 19 May 2019, the Swiss public will vote on the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF). By 17 January 2019, various referendum committees have submitted more than the necessary 50,000 signatures against the law.

Swiss Parliament approves tax reform

On 28 September 2018, the Swiss Parliament passed the “Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF)”. Parliament amended the Tax Proposal 17 put forward by the Federal Council to include a social equalization measure concerning AHV financing.

Projet fiscal 17 – Le Conseil des Etats décide de mesures supplémentaires pour la réforme de l’imposition des entreprises

Suite à la publication du Message du Conseil fédéral concernant le Projet fiscal 17 le 21 mars 2018, le Conseil des Etats, a débattu du projet de loi le 7 juin 2018. Suivant la proposition de sa Commission de l’économie et des redevances, il a étoffé le projet avec des mesures supplémentaires.

Tax Proposal 17 – Council of States launches further measures for the corporate tax reform

After the Swiss Federal Council has published its dispatch on the Tax Proposal 17 on 21 March 2018, the legislative proposal has been discussed in the first chamber of the Parliament (Council of States) on 7 June 2018. The Council of States has approved the application of its economic commission.
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Tax Proposal 17 – Federal Council releases dispatch to parliament

On Wednesday 21 March 2018, the Swiss Federal Council published its dispatch on the Tax Proposal 17. The federal Council clearly stated the necessity of the Tax Proposal 17 in order to maintain Switzerland’s position as a competitive business location, to support value creation, jobs and tax revenues in Switzerland.
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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.
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