Tax

Overview Private Clients Real Estate DLT Blockchain Litigation Financing Aviation

Our tax team advises Swiss and international clients in all areas of Swiss and international corporate and individual tax, value added taxes, custom duties, and other levies. Our clients include companies, groups, entrepreneurs, private clients, financial institutions, family offices, foundations, trusts.

  • We advise on Swiss and international business and capital market transactions (corporate income tax, withholding tax, stamp duty, value added tax).
  • We advise global families, high net worth individuals, artists and sportspersons, trusts and foundations on structuring of wealth and family business (income tax, wealth taxes, gift and inheritance taxes, property taxes).
  • We represent clients in tax proceedings, voluntary disclosures, fiscal criminal proceedings, transfer pricing disputes, exchange of information procedures, mutual agreement procedures, tax arbitration.

Private Clients

We advise high net worth families, trustees, and family offices on Swiss and international tax planning, relocations (including import of household effects, works of art and private jets including registration in Switzerland), pre-immigration tax planning, structuring of wealth and family business, asset protection, estate planning and charitable projects, that often includes trusts, foundations and private holding and investment vehicles.

We advise private clients on Swiss ordinary and Swiss forfait taxation (lump-sum taxation), negotiate Swiss advanced tax rulings with Swiss tax administrations and provide ongoing tax services and tax compliance.

Real Estate

We advise private and institutional investors acting as buyers and sellers in portfolio transactions and asset and share deals. Together with our Real Estate team we assist clients in acquisitions and sales of real estate companies, financing of real estate transactions and structuring of real estate investment structures and real estate funds.

DLT Blockchain

We are leading in the new digital areas of Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, crowdfunding, and e-payment and advise Swiss and foreign clients in initial token offerings, crowdfunding, reward token models, payment systems, supply chain, etc. Together with our DLT Blockchain team we assist clients in all areas of Swiss and international income and value added taxes and negotiate Swiss advanced tax rulings with Swiss tax administrations.

Litigation

We represent Swiss and foreign clients in Swiss and international tax cases in the Swiss courts up to the Supreme Court, tax proceedings, voluntary disclosures, fiscal criminal proceedings, transfer pricing disputes, exchange of information procedures, mutual agreement procedures, tax arbitration.

Financing

Together with our Banking and Finance team we assist clients on Swiss withholding tax issues and tax clauses of structured finance transactions, syndicated loans, finance facilities with Swiss borrowers and/or Swiss guarantors, whether on the lender’s, borrower’s, obligor’s or guarantor’s side.

Aviation

We advise on all Swiss tax issues with regard to the financing, leasing, sale and purchase of aircrafts, with special focus on VAT and taking care of the necessary formalities with customs and tax administrations. Our aviation tax practice includes Swiss tax and international planning and implementation of structures for private aircrafts.

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