Latest tax & legal developments for Switzerland
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Switzerland | Legal considerations relating to the COVID-19 outbreak
This article aims to highlight the most important points in this context and to clarify legal issues in the elaboration of possible courses of action.
Tax trends and tips to look out for in 2021
Tax trends we see in the market for 2021, tips and takeaways. Trends we see concerning transfer pricing and tax controversies.
FOB & PW Update – Taxation of corporations in Switzerland
Overview of the general principles of the taxation of Swiss corporations incl. 2020 effective tax rates.
Update on Revised Swiss Insurance Policies Act
The Swiss Insurance Policies Act (IPA) which governs the relationship between insurance companies and their clients has been partially revised.
Art. 329h CO - The new paid care leave
The Swiss CO will introduce a new provision on paid leave to enable employees to care for health impaired family members or life partners.
Ombudsman - Affiliation Requirement
No ombudsman affiliation is required at all in case of serving institutional and professional clients.
Update on the Revision of the Swiss Insurance Oversight Act
On 21 October 2020, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch as accompanying text to the partial revision of the Insurance Oversight Act (IOA).
Recording of Working Time under Swiss Law
Federal Supreme Court recently published a decision concerning an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration and an extraordinary dismissal
Coronavirus - Home Office and Compensation for Rental Costs
In a Swiss Federal Supreme Court decision already published in April 2019 (4A_533/2018) compensation for home office was discussed. In the media, this decision...
Termination of an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration
The Federal Supreme Court published a decision concerning an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration and an extraordinary dismissal.
Art. 13 para. 3bis ArGV 1 – Does a business trip abroad count as working time?
The Federal Council passed an amendment to the Ordinance to the Swiss Federal Employment Act (ArGV 1) which will enter into force on 1 November 2020.
Switzerland | COVID-19: Taxation of cross-border workers
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a large number of employees being unable to physically perform their work in their country of employment.