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2020 Will Mark the End of an Era: Swiss Corporate Tax Reform Accepted

Volume 6 No 5    |    Read Article

By Thierry Boitelle and Aliasghar Kanani (guest author)

On May 19, 2019, Swiss Federal and Genevan cantonal voters accepted proposed corporate tax reforms by a large majority. As explained by Thierry Boitelle and Aliasghar Kanani of Bonnard Lawson Geneva, Switzerland will abolish its widely criticized cantonal special tax regimes and certain Federal regimes. At the same time, Switzerland and the cantons will introduce generally applicable reduced and attractive corporate income tax rates and several new special regimes, meeting current international standards and requirements. These changes will be effective as of 2020.    See more →