According to a media release, at its meeting on February 1, 2023, the Federal Council took note of a report by the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) on defining the areas of application for tax relief under regional policy.

The report presents the legal basis as well as the control model for determining the areas of application for tax relief, provides information on the update carried out in 2022 and gives an insight into the development of the areas of application and the statistics of the tax relief granted since the introduction of the Federal Law on Regional Policy in 2008.

The full report is available here.

The press release is available here.