Double taxation agreement with Hong Kong has entered into force

Bern, 23.10.2012 - The double taxation agreement (DTA) between Switzerland and Hong Kong has entered into force. It contains an administrative assistance clause in accordance with the international standard. The agreement will contribute to the further positive development of bilateral economic relations.

The agreement entered into force on 15 October 2012, and is applicable from 1 January 2013 with regard to Swiss taxes, and from 1 April 2013 concerning Hong Kong taxes. This is the first such agreement between the two parties.

Address for enquiries

Bilateral Tax Issues Section, State Secretariat for International Financial Matters SIF
Tel. +41 31 322 71 29,


Federal Department of Finance