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OECD minimum tax rate

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Implementation of the OECD minimum tax rate in Switzerland

The Federal Council decided to implement the minimum tax rate for certain companies agreed by the OECD and G20 member states by means of a constitutional amendment.

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Cyberattack reporting obligation

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Initiation of consultation on introduction of cyberattack reporting obligation

The proposal creates the legal basis for the reporting obligation and defines the tasks of the National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC), which is intended to be the central reporting office for cyberattacks. The consultation will last until 14 April 2022.

Exchange of financial account information

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Federal Council initiates consultation on automatic exchange of information with twelve more partner states

The AEOI is scheduled to enter into force on 1 January 2023, and the first exchange of data should take place in 2024. By expanding its AEOI network, Switzerland is reaffirming its commitment to compliance with international standards.

COVID-19 certificates

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COVID-19: Federal Council adopts ordinance on COVID-19 certificates

The issuance of COVID-19 certificates for people who have been vaccinated, or who have tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 is starting according to plan in June. During its meeting on 4 June 2021, the Federal Council adopted the ordinance on COVID-19 certificates. It forms the legal basis for the issuance of certificates.

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