Be VAT compliant in Switzerland // PwC’s Smart VAT – like online banking for VAT compliance

On 1 January 2018 a VAT law change will come into effect in Switzerland. In a nutshell – if your global turnover exceeds CHF 100K you will have to register for Swiss VAT no matter how small your Swiss turnover.

The Swiss VAT law is changing. From 1 January 2018 onwards, any person or business with global turnover of CHF 100’000 or more may be liable to VAT starting from the first franc of turnover in Switzerland. This means that if you want to continue doing business in Switzerland, you need to register with the tax authority.

If you are looking for a solution that allows you to continue doing business in Switzerland without breaking the bank, PwC’s Smart VAT may be the right option for you. PwC’s Smart VAT is an online platform that allows you to do the following:

  • Register for Swiss VAT and obtain a Swiss VAT number
  • Appoint PwC as your fiscal representative to deal with the tax authority.
  • Register for filing the quarterly Swiss VAT returns by electronic means
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns for electronic filing
  • Access letters and queries from the tax authority and provide your replies

Why use Smart VAT?

Save time

Registering on the Smart VAT platform only takes a couple of minutes. No long phone calls, no time-consuming clarifications. Register and get started.

Save money

PwC’s Smart VAT will help you be more effective and save you money. Signing up on the platform is free of charge. The only thing you pay is a small annual fee for us to serve as your fiscal representative.

Be safe

Once VAT registered, you can continue doing business in Switzerland without interruption. We will help you be VAT compliant in Switzerland, with the smallest effort from your side.

Please click HERE for more information.


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