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Federal Council adopts dispatch on automatic exchange of information with Singapore, Hong Kong and other financial centres

During its meeting on 9 May 2018, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on approving the agreements on the automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) with Singapore and Hong Kong. The Federal Council is proposing the introduction of the AEOI with other financial centres to Parliament with the same dispatch.

Dossier AEOI

Tax proposal 17

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Federal Council wishes to secure jobs in long term with tax proposal 17

During its meeting on 21 March 2018, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on tax
proposal 17 (TP17). It wishes to quickly improve matters for domestic and foreign companies with the proposal, also on the basis of  international developments in terms of corporate taxation.

Illustrations TP17


big data

Digitisation is increasingly shaping today's society

The Federal Department of Finance (FDF) is reviewing the prerequisites for expanding powers and implementing digitisation at federal level. The FDF is already active in the area of digitisation.

Head of the FDF

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer, vice president of the Federal Council 2018

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

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