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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.

Retirement in Switzerland

Switzerland's retirement plan

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Switzerland has a beneficial pension scheme to cover your retirement in Switzerland. If you're working in Switzerland, here's a guide to Swiss pensions.

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

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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 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.

Swiss banking

Banking in Switzerland

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A guide to banking in Switzerland, plus information on confidentiality and security deposits required to open a Swiss bank account for investments.

Swiss corporate and equity taxes

Taxes for businesses in Switzerland

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If you run a business in Switzerland, find out which Swiss taxes you are liable for and how to file a Swiss tax return.

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Retirement planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

How to make QROPS work for you

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

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If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

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Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.



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