Legal Services

Legal

When moving to Switzerland, or from Switzerland to another country, it’s not just the town and the abode that needs to be chosen; a move also brings with it changes in your economic, social insurance, health insurance and tax status. We aim to help expatriates to avoid costly mistakes when they move to Switzerland, providing counsel and assistance throughout their stay in Switzerland, especially in regard to the fulfilment of their duties towards the various authorities. In particular, we help with the following duties:


Taxes

Filling out tax returns and coordination with foreign tax authorities

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Coordinating and organising flat-taxation rates
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Checking the tax assessments and filing objections with the respective authorities
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Calculation of taxation at source for foreign employees
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Recovery of Swiss and foreign withholding tax


Social Security, pension fund, health insurance

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Notifying the Swiss social security insurance or social insurance abroad
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Providing counsel on the Swiss pension fund system for newcomers to Switzerland
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Obtaining necessary certificates and e-forms


Work permits and employment law

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Advice in regard to work and residence permits for international work assignments
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Obtaining work and residence permits and business visas both for Switzerland and worldwide
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Drafting of employment contracts or international assignment contracts


Inheritance law, marriage law, child law

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Preparation of last wills and inheritance contracts, prenuptials
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Inheritance and gift tax advice


All-round care

We will gladly accompany you to the notary public, translate contracts and provide legal advise on various issues. Please donít hesitate to contact us for further information.