As a company operating or a group headquartered in Switzerland, you should consider the following short-term measures (in Switzerland and abroad) to protect your global cash tax position in these unprecedented times.
- Date: Thursday, 19 November 2015
- Time: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, followed by an aperitif
- Venue: Kameha Grand Zurich,Dufaux-Strasse 1,8152 Opfikon
- Registration: Please click HERE
In the past months, all Swiss companies, including Swiss-based HQs, have had to cope with major changes – legislative, economic and fiscal. Our 2015 HQ Conference will explore the impact of these changes on the Swiss market and its historical strengths, and how multinationals have been successful in navigating in this turbulent environment. In particular, we will debate why certain business sectors and/or business models are better equipped than others to deal with these disruptions and achieve targeted results.Read More »
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) released yesterday its decision on the joint cases, Beteiligungsgesellschaft Larentia+Minerva GmbH & Co. KG (C-108/14) (Larentia+Minerva) and Marenave Schiffahrts AG (C-109/14) (Marenave).
The questions referred to the CJEU concern two significant issues:
- The input VAT recovery of holding companies involved in the management of their subsidiaries
- The VAT grouping rules and the restrictions imposed by national law.
For the many businesses which have been involved in negotiations with their tax authorities concerning VAT recovery by holding companies, the ECJ’s judgment in Larentia + Minerva mbH & Co. KG (C-108/14) will be eagerly awaited. The ECJ diary indicates that the judgment will be published on Thursday 16 July 2015. What will it mean for your business? Will you be in a position to benefit and need to protect your position on time limits?Read More »
I recommend our next webcast focusing on Important Australian GST developments – cross-border intangibles.Read More »
On 9 April 2015, the Australian Treasurer announced that the government will be introducing new GST measures aimed at overseas companies supplying digital services into Australia. The Treasurer stated that “a company providing intangible services into Australia, such as media services or so on, wherever they are located they should charge GST on those services.”Read More »
The SFTA have recently reviewed and revised the interpretation guidance which is used by the cantonal tax authorities to apply the taxation of principal companies, the rules of which are stipulated in Circular Letter number 8 published by the SFTA in 2011.Read More »
VIES is an electronic tool for transmitting information relating to VAT registrations (= validity of VAT numbers) of companies registered in the EU. Furthermore, information relating to (tax exempt) intra-Community supplies between Member States’ administrations is also transmitted via VIES. For details see link below:Read More »
Foreign companies or their branches in France registered for VAT purposes in France have to provide the French tax authorities with their electronic accounting file. Non-resident entities registered for French VAT as well as French branches of foreign companies are not required to keep their accounts in French GAP as long as they are able to provide the French tax authorities with a correlation table between their charts of accounts and the French GAP. Read More »