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Starting from 2025, annuities will be taxed flexibly

Starting from 2025, annuities will be taxed flexibly

The taxation of life annuities from the 3b pillar will be adjusted flexibly based on investment conditions. By decision of the Federal Council, the Federal Law on the Taxation of Life Annuities and Similar Pension Provisions will enter into force on January 1, 2025....

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Job Vacancy Posting Requirement: DEFR Approves 2022 List of Subject Professions.This list, which serves as the basis for the implementation of this obligation, concerns all types of professions in which the unemployment rate reaches or exceeds five percent. The new list will come into effect on January 1, 2022.- 2.12.2021

Job Vacancy Posting Requirement: DEFR Approves 2022 List of Subject Professions.This list, which serves as the basis for the implementation of this obligation, concerns all types of professions in which the unemployment rate reaches or exceeds five percent. The new list will come into effect on January 1, 2022.- 2.12.2021

The list of types of professions subject to the job vacancy posting requirement, updated by the DEFR every year in the fourth quarter, is published in an ordinance of the DEFR and is valid from January 1 to December 31 of the following year. The only criterion that...

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The Canton Law on Minimum Wage has come into effect

The Canton Law on Minimum Wage has come into effect

The Minimum Wage Law came into effect on January 1, 2021. However, its effects will be implemented starting from December 2021, when the entire salary (starting from December 1) must comply with the minimum wage set for the respective economic sector in the executive...

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Abolition of Bearer Shares – November 1, 2019

Abolition of Bearer Shares – November 1, 2019

The new law affects approximately 57,000 companies. The law establishes the following main provisions: § From November 1, 2019, bearer shares will only be allowed if the company has listed securities or if the bearer shares are in the form of book-entry securities. §...

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New Salary Calculator for Companies Posting Workers

New Salary Calculator for Companies Posting Workers

Bern, March 5, 2019 - The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) published the National Wage Calculator on March 5, 2019. The new online tool for determining the usual salaries for the location, profession and industry in Switzerland facilitates the...

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Information on the tax return

Information on the tax return

Required documents: Salary certificate Alimony received (attach separation/divorce decree) Bank or postal account statements Securities documentation Pillar 3a (voluntary pension) contribution certificates Evidence of special payments for the 2nd pillar (LPP pension...

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