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OECD/Council of Europe Convention

Digitalisation of the financial sector

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

Company taxation

Switzerland supports international efforts to achieve greater transparency and a level playing field with regard to the taxation of multinationals.

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.

Press releases

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US Senate approves the protocol amending the DTA

On 17 July 2019, the US Senate approved the 2009 protocol amending the double taxation agreement (DTA) in the area of income tax between Switzerland and the USA. It is a milestone in the tax relations between Switzerland and the USA.

Publications

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