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Federal Court

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (CW 8 - 2024)

Overview of the tax rulings of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published between February 19 - 25, 2024.
Federal Administrative Court

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (CW 8 - 2024)

Overview of the tax rulings of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published between February 19 - 25, 2024.
Federal Court

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (CW 6 - 2024)

Overview of the tax rulings of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published between February 5 - 11, 2024.
Federal Administrative Court

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (CW 6 - 2024)

Overview of the tax rulings of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published between February 5 - 11, 2024.
News (Confederation & Cantons)

Future-oriented strengthening of Zurich as a foundation location

The canton of Zurich is strengthening Zurich as a foundation location: the tax office is adapting its practice on tax exemption for charitable foundations. In doing so, the canton is implementing a key measure of the initiative to strengthen Zurich as a foundation location and is improving the framework conditions for a modern and effective foundation system.
News (Confederation & Cantons)

FTA - High incomes shape the regional distribution of income in Switzerland

A study by the FTA shows the regional distribution of income in Switzerland and its development from 2010 to 2019. Income distribution is strongly influenced by high incomes.
News (Confederation & Cantons)

FTA - Wealth inequality in Switzerland did not increase in 2020

According to FTA estimates based on newly available data, the inequality of taxable assets in Switzerland remained largely unchanged in the Covid-19 year 2020. This marks the end of a long-term trend for the time being. Since the end of the financial crisis, the proportion of assets held by the top one percent of taxpayers has risen continuously.
News (Confederation & Cantons)

FFA - Tax utilization of natural persons and legal entities increases slightly in 2024

For the first time, the tax utilization index distinguishes between natural persons and legal entities.
News (Confederation & Cantons)

FTA - Circular no. 3: Applicable principles for agriculture and forestry updated

The Federal Tax Administration has updated circular no. 3 (W95-003D) "Applicable principles for agriculture and forestry based on the Federal Act of December 14, 1990 on Direct Federal Tax (DBG)".
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