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OECD/Council of Europe Convention

Global Forum

Switzerland receives good rating

Switzerland has been given an overall rating of largely compliant from the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.

Company taxation

Company taxation

On 5 June 2015, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the Corporate Tax Reform Act III. The reform aims to strengthen Switzerland as a business location. The proposed measures are compatible with the current international standards.

FATCA agreement

Automatic exchange of information

Almost 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.

Press releases

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20.10.2016: With the report on the financial market policy for a competitive Swiss financial centre, the Federal Council is reaffirming the principles of its financial market policy and specifying the strategic directions of the policy.

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