Careful tax planning is key for corporate transactions as well as for income and asset structuring and estate planning for private individuals. This includes not only the analysis of tax-optimised asset structures, such as the use of foundations and trusts, but also advice on issues relating to value added tax, customs and import duties. Our specialists will also assist you in the event of a dispute with the tax authorities.

In close cooperation and thanks to a well-established partnership with foreign law firms, we can also offer you solutions in cross-border tax matters and provide competent assistance when settling in Switzerland or relocating abroad.

Our competencies at a glance:

  • Automatic exchange of information and FATCA
  • Advice on investment structures / private equity / start-up
  • Advice on the acquisition, holding and operation of aircraft
  • Compliance regarding all your tax, customs and duty declarations
  • Import duties, in particular VAT on imports
  • Financing of aircraft, machinery, plant and vehicles
  • Planning distribution of retained earnings
  • Property gains tax
  • Holding and licencing companies
  • Real estate leasing and other real estate transactions
  • International tax matters involving double taxation treaties
  • Collective investments and investment companies
  • VAT issues
  • Employee participation plans
  • National and international capital market transactions
  • Planning of mergers and acquisitions
  • Appeals to the Federal Supreme Court
  • Gift and inheritance tax
  • Self-disclosure
  • Social security contributions
  • Stamp duty
  • Tax exemption for charitable foundations
  • Tax analysis of foundations and trusts
  • Tax optimisation for group headquarters in Switzerland
  • Tax flat rates for private individuals
  • Tax planning for top management, entrepreneurs and private individuals
  • Tax proceedings in all instances, including criminal tax proceedings
  • Tax due diligence
  • Tax opinion in all tax jurisdictions
  • Turnover tax
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Negotiations with tax authorities
  • Withholding tax issues
  • (Residence) transfer
  • Administrative criminal proceedings
  • Representation in administrative assistance proceedings
  • Customs law and import duties