Meijburg & Co’s Switzerland Desk provides, in close collaboration with KPMG Switzerland, tax advice to companies and individuals with cross-border interests, investments or activities. The professionals on this Country Desk have specific knowledge of and experience with Swiss tax rules and are uniquely placed to efficiently and expertly assist you with tax matters. The core activities of the Country Desk mainly consist of providing tax advice on:

  • starting and structuring business activities in or from Switzerland
  • cross-border mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, restructuring and financing
  • real estate investment in or from Switzerland
  • types of legal forms (including joint ventures and partnerships)
  • intercompany services and the supply of goods (transfer pricing and supply chain management)
  • setting up a European head office in the Netherlands or Switzerland
  • the amendment of legislation and case law in Switzerland and the implications of this for Dutch and foreign investors
  • secondment of staff to and from Switzerland
  • cross-border option and pension plans
  • emigration from and immigration to Switzerland
  • the provision and exchange of information between both countries

The provision of advice also covers Dutch and Swiss corporate income tax, VAT, customs, payroll tax and personal income tax, social security, withholding taxes, inheritance tax and local Swiss taxes. The close collaboration between the professionals of Meijburg & Co and KPMG Switzerland ensures that the knowledge and expertise of both organizations is used to its best advantage and this contributes to the right choices being made in applying regulations of both countries. If necessary, tax advice can be coordinated to take account of non-tax fields, such as legal and administrative services.