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Taxes in Switzerland

An expat's guide to Swiss taxes

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When do Swiss taxes apply? This guide explains the Swiss tax system, including Swiss tax rates, income tax calculations, how to file a Swiss tax return and applicable Swiss tax refunds for expats.

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.

Retiring 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.

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.

Tax refunds Switzerland

How to lower your tax burden in Switzerland

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Expatica provides a guide on possible deductions to help lower your tax burden in 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.

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.

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.

Best way to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.

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.



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