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OECD/Council of Europe Convention


Paying with mobile phones, trading in virtual currencies, crowdfunding: technological developments are presenting traditional financial institutions with a major challenge; internet groups such as Google and Facebook are noticeably moving into this market.

Company taxation


As a member of the OECD, it actively participated in the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project.

FATCA agreement

Automatic exchange of information

More than 100 countries, including Switzerland and all the other most important financial centres, have declared their intention to adopt the new global standard for the international automatic exchange of information financial account.

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In the focus

Digitale Wirtschaft besteuern

Taxing the digital economy, but not hindering it

The current rules governing the taxation of companies operating internationally need to be reconsidered in the light of the realities of an increasingly digital economy. Switzerland is committed to standards that are found within the framework of existing international tax rules and the OECD.

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