Taxation in Switzerland

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Taxation in Switzerland Taxes in Switzerland are levied by the Swiss Confederation, the cantons and the municipalities. Working your way through a foreign tax system can be a bit like navigating a particularly tricky maze. And if you’re an expat living in Switzerland you’ll know that what tax you pay depends on not only what you earn, but also your personal circumstances, including precisely where in Switzerland you live. Constitutional limits to taxation The federal constitution imposes certain limits on taxation at the federal cantonal and municipal levels. To begin…

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List of Banks in Switzerland

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List of Banks in Switzerland Banking in Switzerland began in the early 18th century through Switzerland’s merchant trade and has, over the centuries, grown into a complex, regulated, and international industry. Along with the Swiss Alps, Swiss chocolate, watchmaking and mountaineering, banking is seen as emblematic of Switzerland. Switzerland has a long, kindred history of banking secrecy and client confidentiality reaching back to the early 1700s. Started as a way to protect wealthy European banking interests, Swiss banking secrecy was codified in 1934 with the passage of the landmark federal…

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List of banks in Sweden

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List of top banks in Sweden Currently, there are more than 114 banks in Sweden. The four biggest banks in Sweden account for more than 80% of the industry’s total assets. The Swedish banking system comprises four categories. They are: – Commercial banks – Foreign banks – Savings banks – Co-operative banks Swedish banking sector has a very developed structure and consists of 114 banks of various size and specialization, which can be divided into four categories: Joint-stock banks, Foreign banks, Savings banks and Cooperative banks. In Sweden, there were…

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