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Press release IMF

IMF experts review Switzerland

The IMF experts expect the Swiss economy to continue to recover thanks to its considerable resilience and adaptability.


Press release LSVA

Federal Council amends Heavy Vehicle Charge Ordinance

The Federal Council amended on 23 september 2016 the tariffs for vehicles which are subject to the mileage-related heavy vehicle charge (LSVA). The new tariffs will enter into force on 1 January 2017.


News from SIF

The State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF) provides information on a quarterly basis about news in its business areas. The focus areas of the current SIF newsletter are the Global Forum, the regulatory process and the G20.


Third series of corporate tax reforms (CTR III)

The third series of corporate tax reforms should put an end to the different taxation of domestic and foreign company profits by the cantons. Parliament approved the bill on 17 June 2016 with some changes.


 Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

The legal foundations for introducing the automatic exchange of information were adopted by Parliament in December 2015. They should enter into force on 1 January 2017.  

Head of the FDF

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer was elected to the Federal Council in 2008. He has been Head of the FDF since January 2016.

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