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Interest rates for advances or loans in Swiss francs and foreign currencies in 2022

The granting of loans free of interest or at unreasonably low rates of interest to participants or related third parties has a monetary value.

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Congratulation on promotion!

We congratulate Daniela Vögele and Dominik Koch on their promotion to Senior Manager Trust. At the same time, we congratulate Jeton Uka on his promotion to Manager Trust.

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SFTA sets year-end exchange rates for 2021

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has published the year-end exchange rates for all currencies as at 31.12.2021. The main year-end exchange rates at a glance.

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Contribution rates – Social insurances from 1 January 2022

We are happy to provide our yearly overview about the social insurances for the following year.

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Private share of business vehicles - Increase in the flat rate for determining private shares

On March 15, 2021 the Federal Council amended the Professional Expenses Ordinance.

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VALUE-ADDED COMPENSATION / VALUE-ADDED LEVY

The revised Spatial Planning Act (RPG) obliges the cantons to create the necessary regulations for the levying of an added value levy / added value compensation by April 30, 2019. Individual cantons were late with the implementation, including the canton of Zurich, which, however, now also implements the value-added compensation since January 1, 2021.

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Interest rates for advances or loans in Swiss francs and foreign currencies in 2021

The granting of loans free of interest or at unreasonably low rates of interest to participants or related third parties has a monetary value.

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Congratulations on promotions!

We congratulate Olivia Schlegel-de Toffoli on her promotion to Trust manager. At the same time we congratulate Carina Stieger on her promotion to Senior Trust Assistant.

We wish both of them continued success in achieving their business goals.

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SFTA sets year-end exchange rates for 2020

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has published the year-end exchange rates for all currencies as at 31.12.2020. The main year-end exchange rates at a glance.

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Examination of equal pay analysis

In accordance with the regulations of the Gender Equality Act, companies with more than 100 employees must carry out an equal pay analysis and have it verified by an independent body.

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Social Security Contributions from 2021

As every year, we are pleased to provide you with the document "Contribution rates - social insurance from 1.1.2021", which contains the social insurance rates for the coming year.

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Congratulations on promotions!

We congratulate Jeton Uka on his promotion to Senior Trust Assistant and wish him continued success in achieving his business goals.

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COVID-19 and work permits

Please refer to the enclosed letter for further information on the holdup of permit applications.

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Update on measures to counter the economic consequences from COVID-19

The attached information sheet is intended to give you an overview of the measures adopted by the Federal Council on 20 March 2020.

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Measures against the economic consequences of COVID-19

On 13 March 2020, the Swiss Federal Council decided on further measures to combat the economic consequences of COVID-19 (coronavirus), including around 10 billion for short-time working compensation and emergency economic aid.

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Interest rates for advances or loans in Swiss francs and foreign currencies in 2020

The granting of loans free of interest or at unreasonably low rates of interest to participants or related third parties has a monetary value.

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SFTA sets year-end and annual average exchange rates for 2019

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has published the year-end exchange rates for all currencies as at 31.12.2019 together with the annual average exchange rates for 2019. The main year-end exchange rates at a glance.

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Contribution rates – Social insurances from 1 January 2020

We are happy to provide our yearly overview about the social insurances for the following year.

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Tax reform and AHV financing (TRAF)

On 19 May 2019, with the adoption of the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF), the Swiss voters created the basis for an internationally compliant, competitive tax system for companies and the strengthening of the Old-age and survivor's insurance (OASI).

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Abolition of Bearer Shares

Subsequent to the deliberation in the Swiss parliament it is confirmed that the bearer shares will be abolished in Switzerland.

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Circular No. 45 - Tax at Source on earned income of employees

On June 12th, 2019 the final version of the Circular No. 45 «Tax at Source on earned income of employees» has been published.

 

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Congratulations on promotions!

We congratulate Dominik Koch on his promotion to Trust manager and wish him continued success in achieving his business goals.

At the same time we congratulate Qendresa Maliqi on her promotion to Senior trust assistant and Salim Hamirani on his promotion to Senior trust assistant

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TRAF to enter into force on 1 January 2020

Bern, 14.06.2019 - The Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF) will come into full force on 1 January 2020. This was decided by the Federal Council during its meeting on 14 June 2019.                

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SFTA sets year-end and annual average exchange rates for 2018

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has published the year-end exchange rates for all currencies as at 31.12.18 together with the annual average exchange rates for 2018. The main year-end exchange rates at a glance.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Lisa Khuu and Maya Spörri Bleisch!

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Social security figures as of January 2019

Social security figures and rates will change in 2019 compared to the previous year.

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Radio and TV fees for businesses from 1 January 2019

From 1 January 2019 the new device-independent fee will be collected from households and undertakings. It replaces the current device-dependent fee, which will be terminated at the end of 2018.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Silvia E. Mathieu.

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Social security figures as of January 2018

Social security figures and rates remain unchanged in 2018 compared to the previous year.

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SFTA sets year-end and annual average exchange rates for 2017

The Swiss Federal Tax Authority has published the year-end exchange rates for all currencies as at 31.12.17 together with the annual average exchange rates for 2017. The main year-end exchange rates at a glance.

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