Andersen Tax News

In this section, you will keep updated about our latest news in the consulting world.

Fischer & Schickendantz and Solution Alliance SRL Adopt Andersen Brand in Uruguay

Fischer & Schickendantz, led by Juan Federico Fischer, and Solution Alliance SRL, led by Juan Ignacio...

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Andersen debuts in Ecuador: Profile Cia, Ltda. and FIDESBURó Cia, Ltda. become Andersen Tax & Legal

Andersen Global solidifies its growing presence in Latin America with news that the Andersen name will...

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Simultaneous accounting for dividends within a group

In accordance with the requirements of the Swiss Audit Manual ("Schweizer Handbuch der Wirtschaftsprüfung"),...

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Parliament releases new guidelines for financial services operators

The Swiss parliament completed the regulatory restructuring on financial services through the regulation...

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RTV corporate fee

From 1 January 2019 the new device-independent fee will be collected from households and undertakings....

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First exchange of large multinationals' country-by-country reports

At the end of June, the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) will for the first time send multinational groups'...

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New procedures for VAT electronic statement

The Confederation’s e-government strategy aims to simplify the services offered by the authorities...

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Andersen Global Announces Added Presence in London with Milestone

Andersen Global announces an added presence in London with a third location in the United Kingdom with...

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Andersen Global Adds Legal Services in Brazil

Andersen Global continues its growth and robust presence within the Latin American region with the addition...

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Andersen Global welcomes B.A. Tax Accountants in Luxembourg

Andersen Global announces an added presence in Europe with B.A. Tax Accountants, a tax firm based in...

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New recommendations for Switzerland blockchain industry

Zug’s Taskforce Blockchain, soon Swiss Blockchain Institute, released its “White Paper”,...

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AFC – ESTV SuisseTax: the first digital service of the AFC

From now on, it will be possible to download via ESTV SuisseTax the certificate as VAT payer and the...

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STCPartners Becomes Andersen Tax & Legal in France

Four years after becoming a member firm of Andersen Global, Paris-based STCPartners has officially adopted...

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Federal Council initiates consultation on amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act

The Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA)....

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National Council on Financial Services Act (FinSA) and Financial Institutions Act (FinIA)

During the summer session of the National Council were discussed some updates on Financial Services Act...

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Andersen Global announces presence in India

Andersen Global is proud to announce its presence in India with the addition of Nangia Advisors LLP,...

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Roberto Cavadini speaker at the SUPSI conference on the BEPS Convention

Roberto Cavadini, Managing Partner and Head of Corporate / Compliance at Andersen Tax, attends The BEPS...

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Federal Council increased tax deductions for the care of children complementary to the family

The Federal Council has increased tax deductions for the care of children complementary to the family....

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Federal Council adopts dispatch on automatic exchange of information with Singapore, Hong Kong and other financial centres

During its meeting on 9 May 2018, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on approving the agreements...

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FTA transmits information on advance tax rulings to partner states for first time

The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) has for the first time transmitted information on advance tax rulings...

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Tax treatment of employee shareholdings at the level of the employer

The Federal Tax Administration has just published a specific circular on the tax treatment of employee...

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Switzerland and Brazil sign double taxation agreement

On 3 May 2018 in Brasilia, Switzerland and Brazil signed a double taxation agreement (DTA) in the area...

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Andersen Global Announces Collaboration in Peru

Andersen Global continues its expansion in Latin America through a Collaboration Agreement with Picon...

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Convention between The Netherlands and Switzerland for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income

The competent authorities of Switzerland and the Netherlands have reached a mutual agreement regarding...

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Bulgaria and Romania: extension of safeguard clause

The Federal Council decided to extend the safeguard clause, laid down in the free movement provisions, ...

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Federal Council adopts dispatches on double taxation agreements with Ecuador and Zambia

During its meeting on 18 April 2018, the Federal Council adopted dispatches concerning a protocol of...

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Andersen Global Expands Presence in Portugal with CNA Curado, Nogueira & Associados

Andersen Global expands its presence in Portugal through a Collaboration Agreement with CNA – Curado,...

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Andersen Global Announces Expansion in Argentina

Andersen Global announces its presence in Argentina with Modo, a leading tax & legal firm in Buenos...

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Andersen Global Continues its Expansion in London

Andersen Global heralds further growth in the United Kingdom with the signing of a Collaboration Agreement...

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Changes to the taxation of income, entry into force in 2021

The federal law on the review of the taxation of income, adopted on 16 December 2016, will enter into...

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VAT: publications on the VAT law

The Federal Tax Administration publishes some adjustments in relation to publications concerning the...

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Publication of projects on the definition of the practice of the main VAT Division

The Federal Tax Administration distinguishes the following projects for the definition of administrative...

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The anti-abuse clauses of the DTA: in-depth analysis by Roberto Cavadini on Double Taxation Agreements

Roberto Cavadini, managing partner of Andersen Tax in Switzerland, at the Lugano office, looks into the...

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Federal Council wishes to secure jobs in long term with tax proposal 17

The Federal Council adopted the dispatch on tax proposal 17 (TP17). It wishes to quickly improve matters...

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The Federal Council wants to eliminate the "penalization of marriage"

The tax penalization of spouses under direct federal tax must be eliminated. This is what the Federal...

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Andersen Global Continues Expansion in Germany with Berlin Office

Andersen Global continues its expansion in Germany as a new office in Berlin opens, joining the existing...

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New tax deductions for real estate owners come into force on 1 January 2020

The rules on property costs have been revised by the Federal Council. It sets new deductions for real...

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Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in the United Kingdom

Andersen Global is proud to announce its expansion in the United Kingdom through a Collaboration Agreement...

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Accepted Competition Commission's appeals on LIA, the cantonal law on craft enterprises

The Administrative Court of the Canton of Ticino has accepted the appeals of the Competition Commission...

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Automatic exchange of information on financial accounts with 41 countries and territories

In the context of international financial policy, in 2017 the Federal Council, adopting the report on...

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Tax on competition prizes, honor prizes, distinctions or distinctions, scholarships and grants in the cultural, sporting and scientific fields

Competition prizes, honor prizes, distinctions or distinctions, scholarships and grants in the cultural,...

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Taxation of collective investment schemes and their investors

With the entry into force on 1 January 2007 of the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes (CISA)...

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The brand Andersen in Egypt

The Andersen name launches in Egypt this week as Maher Milad Iskander and Co., an Egyptian tax and legal...

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Signed a double taxation agreement with Saudi Arabia

On 18 February 2018 in Riyadh, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer signed a double taxation agreement with...

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Guidelines on ICOs: the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority focuses on function and transferability of tokens

In guidelines published recently, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA sets out how...

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Mail-order regulations as of 1 January 2019

The partial revision of the VAT Act aims to place foreign mail-order companies on an equal footing with...

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Minimize conflict-of-law rules on successions: Switzerland on EU Succession Regulation

Due to the expanding mobility of persons, more and more people take up residence abroad and own assets,...

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The law on stamp duty changes since March 1, 2018

The Swiss financial center has been strengthened thanks to the decision of the Federal Council which...

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The cantons' share of direct federal tax raised to 21.2%

The Federal Council set the parameters for the dispatch on tax proposal 17. Based on the results of the...

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Successful first EU Board meeting 2018 by Andersen Global

The first EU Board Meeting 2018 hosted by the two co-Managing Partners for the European Region, Paolo...

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Andersen Global Continues Expansion in Dubai with GN Global Consulting

Andersen Global is pleased to announce an added presence in Dubai via a Collaboration Agreement with...

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Andersen Tax Makes Debut in Ireland

The Andersen name will make its debut in Ireland this week as the Irish collaborating firm of Andersen...

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Vaud confirms massively lower corporate tax rates

On 1 November 2017, regardless of the Federal Tax Proposal 17 that is in progress, the Vaud Council of...

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Andersen Global Expands Presence in Germany with Addition of Thierhoff Müller & Partner

Andersen Global is proud to announce an expanded presence in Germany as Thierhoff Müller & Partner,...

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Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Tanzania with East African Law Chambers

Andersen Global is proud to announce its collaboration with East African Law Chambers, a leading legal...

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Andersen Global Continues Expansion in Switzerland with Reviglobal

Andersen Global continues its expansion in Switzerland as the Partners and professionals at Reviglobal...

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Andersen Name Debuts in Turkey

Andersen Global is proud to announce the debut of the Andersen name in Turkey as member firm, NAZALI...

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Andersen Global Announces Expansion in Uganda

Andersen Global is proud to announce a presence in Uganda by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Ligomarc...

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New VAT rates from January 1 2018

From January 1 2018, the standard VAT rate in Switzerland is reduced to 7.7% (current rate of 8%) with...

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Partial Admendment to Swiss VAT Law

A partial amendment of Swiss VAT law will enter into force as from 1 January 2018 and would have an impact...

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Federal Council decides on entry into force of CbC Act and CbC MCAA

Bern, 18.10.2017 - During its meeting on 18 October 2017, the Federal Council decided...

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Federal Council initiates consultation on tax proposal 17

A partial amendment of Swiss VAT law will enter into force as from 1 January 2018 and would have an impact...

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Andersen Global Appoints Andrea De Vecchi and Paolo Mondia Co-Managing Partners for European Region

[San Francisco, September 12, 2017] Andersen Global is proud to announce the appointment of Andrea De...

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Consultation on administrative assistance agreement in customs area with US

Bern, 21.06.2017 - During its meeting on 21 June 2017, the Federal Council launched a consultation on...

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Andersen Tax Debuts in Switzerland

Andersen Tax announces its entry in Switzerland this week as MDR Advisory Group formally adopts the Andersen...

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Federal Council wants to swiftly draw up a new tax proposal

Bern, 22.02.2017 - During its meeting on 22 February 2017, the Federal Council instructed the Federal...

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