New online services for withholding tax and stamp duty

The FTA is expanding its online services for withholding tax and stamp duties.

Delivery at weekends and on public holidays with "A Mail Plus": deadline to start later

At its meeting on February 14, 2024, the Federal Council opened the consultation process for a new regulation regarding the delivery of A Mail Plus consignments at weekends.

Opening of the consultation procedure on the total revision of the Administrative Criminal Law Act (VStrR)

Administrative criminal law is to be modernized, made more efficient and aligned with the Criminal Procedure Code. At its meeting on January 31, 2024, the Federal Council opened the consultation on the total revision of the Administrative Criminal Law Act (VStrR).

Selected parliamentary business in the area of taxation at federal level (January 2024)

On January 11, 2024, the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) updated the selected parliamentary business in the area of taxation at federal level.

Encrypted sending of rulings via IncaMail

On December 19, 2023, the FTA amended Communication No. 11 of April 29, 2019 on the formal procedure for tax rulings.

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (CW 43 - 2023)

Overview of tax law decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published between October 23 - 29, 2023.

Dossier Tax Information: Update of the article "Cryptocurrency

On October 19, 2023, the FTA updated the article "Cryptocurrency" from the Tax Information Dossier.

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (CW 41 - 2023)

Overview of tax law decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published between October 9 - 15, 2023.

Selected parliamentary business in the tax area at the federal level (October 2023).

The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) updated the selected parliamentary business in the tax area at the federal level on October 12, 2023.

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (CW 39 - 2023)

Overview of tax law decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published between September 25 - October 1, 2023.

FTA publishes interest rates for direct federal tax 2024

The Federal Department of Finance is adjusting the refund and default interest rates for federal taxes and levies to the increased interest rate level. From 2024, an interest rate of 4.75 percent will apply in the case of arrears and for refunds. The interest rate on voluntary advance payments is now 1.25 percent.

Recognized data suppliers (for the sales tax) as of August 1, 2023 according to FTA

The FTA informs about the data suppliers for the turnover tax recognized as of August 1, 2023.

New edition of the brochure "The Swiss tax system

On June 19, 2023, the brochure "The Swiss Tax System" was updated. It provides an overview of taxes at the federal, cantonal and municipal levels and addresses cantonal peculiarities.

FTA updates the "Current taxes" dossier

The "Applicable taxes" file was updated on May 25, 2023.

Selected parliamentary business in the tax area at the federal level (May 2023).

The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) updated the selected parliamentary business in the tax area at the federal level on May 19, 2023.

Federal fiscal revenues 2022

On April 27, 2023, the FTA released the 2022 federal fiscal revenue and legislative chronological trends.

FTA publishes activity report 2022

The FTA published its 2022 activity report on March 28, 2023, and recorded tax revenues of 57.3 billion Swiss francs (+1 billion compared to the previous year) and made more requests for administrative assistance than ever before.

Decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (CW 7 - 2023)

Overview of tax law decisions of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court published between February 13 - 19, 2023.

FTA publishes legislative and ordinance amendments 2024-2026

The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) has updated the list of legislative and ordinance amendments 2024-2026 in the area of direct federal tax, value added tax, withholding tax and stamp duties.

Dossier tax information "Data from the history of federal taxes" updated

The FTA has updated the article "History of Federal Taxes" from the Tax Information dossier.

QR bill also replaces tax deposit slips

As of October 1, 2022, only QR bills can be processed. Orange and red payment slips (and standing orders) will no longer be permitted after that and can no longer be processed. However, payments can still be made using IBAN.

FTA updates the "Current taxes" dossier

The "Current taxes" dossier was updated on 30 June 2022.

FTA publishes tax statistics 2021 - At a glance

On 1 July 2022, the FTA published the "Tax statistics 2021 - At a glance". The leaflet presents figures for the various types of federal taxes, statistical evaluations on individuals and legal entities, and the tax burden in Switzerland.

FTA publishes legislative and ordinance amendments 2023-2025

The FTA has updated the lists of legislative and ordinance amendments in the area of direct federal tax, value added tax, withholding tax and stamp duties.

Federal fiscal revenues 2021

The FTA published the statistics on federal fiscal revenues on 25 April 2022.
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