Our services

Andersen Tax Switzerland provides services in the field of tax advisory, corporate advisory and corporate law as well as human resource management and labor law. We support our Clients in handling ordinary and extraordinary activities and ensure support in the management of a crisis.

We also assist enterprises in their process of internationalization, from the commercial and strategic aspects (incl. the development of partnerships with foreign entities, especially in the emerging markets) to the fiscal aspects.

In addition, we help foreign investors to find business opportunities in Switzerland, wherein our borderless approach to global markets allows us to offer faster responses and tailored services.

Swiss & International Service Lines

  • National and International Tax
  • Private Client Services
  • Reorganizations of enterprises
  • Mergers & Acquisition
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate
  • VAT
  • Tax Compliance
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Start-Ups
  • Corporate Law
  • Accounting
  • Employment and Labor Law

Corporate advisory and corporate law

Switzerland is known worldwide for offering attractive conditions for doing business there. At the same time, domestic and cross-border operations are continually evolving, becoming more and more complex and challenging.

Our experts work seamlessly across all departments with a forward thinking and approach. This allows us to deliver solid, tailor-made solutions for the always changing market in which our business Clients operate.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementation of the most appropriate structure for the development of the business;
  • Advice on mergers, demergers as well as aspects pertaining to the global segregation or assignment of assets needed to carry out these transactions;
  • Preparation of business plans;
  • Preparation of business valuations;
  • Foundation of companies, legal entities and associations;
  • Negotiation and drafting of corporate agreements;
  • Advice on succession planning for family-owned businesses;
  • Advice on complex financing projects, especially financing of acquisitions and leveraged buyouts.

Tax services

Our services include, but are not limited to:

Taxation of individuals

  • National and international tax advisory and tax planning;
  • Lump sum taxation;
  • Taxation of financial products;
  • Employee participation plans;
  • Gift and inheritance taxes;
  • Retirement planning.

Taxation of corporates

  • National and international tax advisory and tax planning;
  • Reorganizations of national and multinational enterprises;
  • Succession planning for family-owned businesses;
  • Mergers and acquisition;
  • Tax due diligence;
  • Tax services for start-ups;
  • Tax accounting & reporting.

Taxation of real estate

  • Real estate transactions;
  • Real estate taxes.

Transfer Pricing

  • Strategic planning;
  • Valuation services;
  • Preparation of transfer pricing documentation.

Tax compliance

  • Preparation of tax declarations;
  • Review of tax assessments and tax invoices;
  • Tax audit support.

VAT & Customs

  • National and international VAT law;
  • Customs duties;
  • VAT audit support.

Tax litigation

Human resource management and Swiss labor law

We understand not only characteristics and needs of local large corporations and small businesses but also the difficulties that foreign companies encounter when they start their operations in Switzerland.

Our dedicated experts have extensive experience with and in-depth knowledge of Swiss labor laws and can solve any situation that companies or individuals may deal with in this regard, including cross-border issues. In addition, we offer to business Clients human resource management services tailored to their needs, so that the can concentrate on their core activities.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

Administration of Personnel

  • Employment agreements
  • Regulation of personnel
  • Personnel dossiers
  • Direct contact with competent authorities
  • Work and residence permits
    (EU/EFTA and non-EU/EFTA citizens, incl. individuals subject to lump sum taxation)
  • Notification procedure for short-term employment (foreign service providers)
  • Expatriate management
  • Social Security
  • Employment reference letter

Personnel Management

  • Recruiting
  • Legal advice and litigation

Compensation Outsourcing

  • Salary Administration / Payroll
  • Calculation of social security contributions
  • Procedures related to withholding tax
  • Salary certificates
  • Injury and illness management
  • Statistical reports

Our Clients

Private Clients
  • Swiss and foreign individuals;
  • Entrepreneurs / Business owners;
  • Individuals relocating to or from Switzerland;
  • Family offices;
  • Expatriates.
Business Clients
  • National and multinational groups of all industry sectors;
  • Listed and non-listed companies as well as family-owned groups;
  • Start-ups;
  • Companies relocating to or from Switzerland.
Main industries covered
  • Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Agriculture, Healthcare and Tourism.