As part of a forward-looking corporate strategy the Haussmann Group has decided to separate the strategic and operational responsibilities and to hand over the company management to a younger generation.
Withholding tax: Changes in the reporting procedure in the group
In the case of withholding tax, the notification procedure within the group will now be possible from a participation quota of 10 percent (previously 20 percent) and for all legal entities that hold such a qualified participation.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.