Corporate taxation

Our services cover all areas of corporate taxation, in particular:

  • Consultancy and assistance with the selection of the appropriate juridical form (incl. corporate set-up and registered office)
  • Recurring tax reportings
    • Filling tax returns, consultancy and tax planning for the optimization of the tax burden
    • Assistance in connection with direct taxes (federal and cantonal)
    • Assistance in connection with anticipatory tax
    • Assistance in connection with VAT
    • Assistance in connection with real estate gain tax
    • Assistance in connection with stamp duty taxes
    • Assistance in connection with other taxes and duties
  • Domestic, intercantonal and international corporate tax planning and optimization
  • Use of double tax treaties and/or the Agreement on savings taxation between Switzerland and the EU for the refund of foreign withholding taxes (e.g. on dividends, interest and royalties)
  • Legal and tax drafting and/or assessment of stock option plans
  • Drafting of opinions and feasibility studies
  • Negotiation of tax rulings with tax authorities for companies with special regimes (in particular holding companies, auxiliary companies and administration companies)
  • Assistance, consultancy and negotiation with authorities for the benefits of incentives for new ventures
  • Corporate restructuring (transformation, mergers, demergers, sale of businesses) and purchase/sale of participations
    • Planning, optimisation and tax assistance
    • Drafting of contracts and shareholders’ agreements
    • Project management, assistance in the negotiation
  • Tax Due diligence
  • Tax and operational support for the liquidation of companies
  • Representation in ambit of administrative criminal proceedings
  • Assistance and representation in international assistance requests (requests of exchange of information)