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Taxes in Switzerland

An expat's guide to Swiss taxes

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If you're an expat living and working in Switzerland, this guide outlines filing a Swiss tax return and deductions for foreign individuals and companies.

Banking in Switzerland

How to open a Swiss bank account

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Find how to choose a bank in Switzerland, and how to open a Swiss bank account before or after you arrive in Switzerland.

Insurance in Switzerland

Insurance in Switzerland

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An introduction to compulsory and optional forms of insurance in Switzerland, from health insurance to car insurance and home insurance in Switzerland.

Swiss pension

Understanding your Swiss pension as a foreigner

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If you're working in Switzerland, this Swiss pension guide explains how the Swiss pension system works, the types of Swiss pension funds and Swiss pension calculators.

Inheritance tax Switzerland

Inheritance tax in Switzerland, Swiss inheritance law and writing a Swiss w...

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Does inheritance tax in Switzerland and Swiss inheritance law apply to your assets? Read about Swiss inheritance tax rates and if you should consider writing a will in Switzerland.

A guide to retiring in Switzerland

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Attracted to retiring in Switzerland? This guide explains the implications of retiring to Switzerland as an expat, including the retirement age in Switzerland, pension taxes and Swiss retirement benefits.

Pension problems for women: how much pension will I get?

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How much pension will I get? Many women face low Swiss pension payments from working part-time or caring for children. Swissinfo explains the pension problems for women.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

TorFX - Emigration Focus

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial services

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial serv...

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The Internet provides investment opportunities for expats across Europe. Investing via the international Internet platform Raisin enhances interest rate gains, giving you the choice of savings products from banks across the EU. [Contributed by Raisin]

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. This article explains how you can act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.



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