Switzerland

Tax consulting and tax planning for individuals 

Does your personal or corporate situation relate to both Switzerland and Germany? Then you would do well to perform a thorough analysis of your tax situation with our capable, professional assistance from our tax advisors and lawyers. Then we will present you with solutions tailored to your requirements and needs – take advantage of our experience.
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We would be delighted in assisting you with the following taxation issues:

 

Voluntary self-disclosures and tax prosecution proceedings in Germany

 

Looking at the simple letter of the law on voluntary disclosure one might get the impression than an amnesty can be easily obtained. However, every single requirement for obtaining amnesty contains pitfalls. Not only is the interpretation of the law controversial, but case law has also toughened the rules of the game. At the same time, lawmakers have responded to the various scandals concerning data with new, stricter laws. 

 

Further information on voluntary self-disclosures in Germany.

 

 

Consulting on Arrangements for your Private Relocation

If you are planning to change your country of residence – from Germany to Switzerland or vice versa – this move may have a wide variety of tax implications. In order to arrange your international relocation as tax efficient as possible, it should be carefully planned in advance and with regard to your individual tax situation. We coordinate all related matters for your best convenience.

 

German tax consultants and attorneys will advise you in all areas, including the following:

 

  • Tax optimization in the event of international relocation
  • Development of personal tax strategies, particularly with regard to income tax, gift tax and inheritance tax
  • Advisory services relating to German exit taxation
  • Strategies for (modified) lump-sum taxation and obtaining binding rulings

 

Advise on the Double Taxation Treaty between Switzerland and Germany

 

In the situation other tax jurisdictions (countries) may be involved, we will be able to support you with a full range of tax advisory services due to our global presence.

 

 

Hotline, German Tax & Legal Center: +41 58 249 44 44

Heiko Kubaile

Heiko Kubaile

Partner, Head of German Tax & Legal Center

+41 58 249 35 10

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