Metrika has an extensive experience in providing a broad range of fully tailored and integrated tax services to foreign and domestic enterprises, as well as for individuals.
By focusing on long-term and strategic planning, its qualified tax experts have an international background and support companies and individuals in all matters, assisting clients personally and straightforwardly, while ensuring compliance with local regulations, fiscal transparency and reporting requirements.
Taxes in Switzerland are levied at three levels: Cantonal, Communal and federal. All cantons have their own tax laws and tax income, wealth, inheritances, capital and property gains, and other tax objects quite differently. Communes may either levy communal taxes at their own discretion or decide on supplements relative to the cantonal basis.
The Confederation taxes income, but not wealth, and its tax receipts largely come from VAT, customs and stamp duties.
In Switzerland, foreign businesses are liable of VAT obligations if they sell goods or provide services in the territory for which it is necessary to establish fiscal representation. In response to the Federal Act on Tax Reform, most cantons have cut their corporate income tax rate, ranging from a minimum of 12% to an average of 15%
Solid settlement and maintenance of accounting is a key activity for both long established and newly founded companies. Metrika helps clients in focusing on their business by providing: