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Offshore Explorations: Switzerland

Martin A. Sullivan analysed Switzerland in the last issue of TAX NOTES dated December 10, 2007.

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Study confirms Switzerland as tax haven

Switzerland lives up to its reputation as a tax haven for companies, according to a report published & couple of days ago by the World Bank and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), that rated countries according to how much tax businesses were charged.

The "Paying Taxes 2008" is a study that provide with information relating to 178 countries.

The report concludes that more transparency and simplification is needed in tax reporting systems. Simplifying the tax system can encourage compliance and more transparency can help governments recognize the full contribution of businesses toward tax revenues

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Tax controversy dialogue: Switzerland reiterated recently its position to the EU

Representatives from Switzerland and the European Commission met a couple of weeks ago in Bern within the scope of the agreed dialogue at the technical level to discuss the EU's assessment of certain cantonal company tax arrangements. The meeting took place in an open atmosphere and the respective viewpoints were able to be discussed in greater detail

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