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CMN changes rules for non-resident individual investors

The change was defended by CVM and Bacen. The National Monetary Council (CMN) released individual non-resident investors from the obligation to constitute a custodian. The measure is supported by the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) and by the Central…

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Geneva extends deadlines

GENEVA – COVID-19 – Modified tax calendar due to coronavirus On 23 March 2020 the Director General of the Cantonal Tax Administration posted modified rules which came into effect immediately to help counter the effects of the current pandemic. Ordinary…

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Canton Zurich extends deadlines to 31.05.2020

Canton Zurich The deadlines for the 2019 personal tax returns have been automatically extended to 31 May 2020. What is still not clear is whether the measures will be extended to those who do not file a full tax return…

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Swiss VAT – Up Coming Changes

Less than two months until the 2018! Are you aware of the VAT changes happening in Switzerland? Some are quite fundamental.  Here are our top changes as they apply to our clients: – The standard rate goes down from 8%…

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Breaking up is difficult – UK taxation aspects

I recently wrote about the main Swiss tax implications of separation and divorce for couples resident in Switzerland, out of which a very large percentage are foreigners with a UK background. That article is available here. In addition, if you were…

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Separation and Divorce in Switzerland – Taxation Aspects

The statistics are unfortunately alarming. A large percentage of marriages, especially between spouses of different nationalities, ends in separation or divorce in Switzerland. This has far-reaching emotional and financial consequences. Here we deal with some of the main taxation aspects…

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