04 August 2016

Argentina: Voluntary Disclosure Program offers interesting opportunities for regularization of assets

On July 22, 2016, Argentina enacted the already expected Law 27,260, which, among others, provides for a tax amnesty program and as well as a tax moratorium for individuals, undivided estates and business entitities domiciled or resident in Argentina as per December 31, 2015. On July 28, 2016, the responsible Ministry issued the respective Regulatory Decree (Decree No 895/2016).
 
The tax amnesty program is valid until March 31, 2017; whether or not it may be extended is obviously not known yet.

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23 May 2016

A Lessening of the Tax Law Challenges for Cross-border Work

Working in Switzerland is undoubtedly attractive and popular, and cross-border work is essential in our globalized world. However, receiving salary from different sources can present challenges: Where do I have to pay taxes on the money I earned abroad? Where do I pay the social security contributions? Double taxation agreements (DTA) help internationally active people have their income taxed in only one place. Social security law agreements try to protect the employee and co-ordinate the various social security systems. In EU / EFTA countries, therefore, all liabilities are payable at the place where the salaried employment took place.

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04 November 2015

Fresh wind in Location Promotion?

Revision of the regulation on the granting of tax concessions in the context of regional policy

Given the increasing pressure in international tax competition, Switzerland has taken the bull by the horns. By means of tax relief they hope to kill two birds with one stone. This should revitalize and promote less-favoured regions, thereby creating incentives for the settlement of foreign companies.

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