New ruling on perceived dividend stripping and stock lending transactions

On 16 December 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled on a case concerning perceived dividend stripping transactions. Similarly to previous rulings, the Court once again rejected the refund of Swiss withholding tax.

Recent QI, FATCA & Section 871(m) updates

Jason Zücker summarizes the key points and comments on the implications for Swiss financial institutions (SFI) to shed some light on the latest updates regarding Section 871(m) and the QI/FATCA regimes.

32nd Annual Forum of the International Tax Information Reporting and Withholding Conference

The 32nd Annual International Tax Withholding and Information Reporting Conference was held in New York City on November 14–15, 2019. This forum offered industry professionals the chance to interact directly with counterparts at other financial institutions and with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on recent developments impacting withholding and report […]

Die digitale Buchhaltung, ein Schritt in die Zukunft

Digitalisierung ist in aller Munde, doch was verbirgt sich hinter diesem Begriff in Bezug auf die Buchhaltung? Durch die gezielte Unterstützung bei der Überarbeitung der bisherigen Prozesse und der daraus gefällten Entscheide können signifikante Synergien entstehen und somit genutzt werden.

Digital accounting, a step into the future

Everyone is talking about digitalization, but what does it mean for accounting? With targeted support when revising existing processes and making decisions, significant synergies can be released and used.

Transfer pricing – from lagging to leading with an operations view

As transfer pricing practices and legislation evolve, many organizations find themselves working with a patchwork of uncoordinated transfer pricing solutions and processes. The result can be convoluted daily business and a muddy foundation for decision-making. It’s time to take a fresh look at the transfer pricing model.