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DossierPublished on 10 April 2024

Digital economy taxation

Taxation of the profits of international companies needs to be adapted to the digital economy. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is working on proposals in this regard. Switzerland is also involved.

Press releases on the topic

  • 20 June 2024

    Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter meets Saudi Arabia's Minister of Finance, Mohammed Al Jadaan

    On 20 June 2024 in Zurich, Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter, Head of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF), received her Saudi counterpart, Mohammed Al Jadaan, for a working visit. The two ministers opened the bilateral financial dialogue between Switzerland and Saudi Arabia, and exchanged views on developments in the financial sector and the most important international financial and tax issues.

  • 7 June 2024

    Federal Council initiates consultation on new Federal Act on the International Automatic Exchange of Information on Salary Data

    During its meeting on 7 June 2024, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on the Federal Act on the International Automatic Exchange of Information on Salary Data. The Federal Council is thus laying the legal foundations for implementing the exchange of information set down in agreements with France and Italy. The consultation will run until 27 September 2024.

  • 6 June 2024

    Switzerland and Italy sign permanent tax rules for home working

    Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter and Italy's Minister of Economy and Finance, Giancarlo Giorgetti, signed an amending protocol to the existing cross-border commuter agreement. The protocol regulates the taxation of home working for cross-border commuters for the long term.

State Secretariat for International Finance SIF

Federal Department of Finance FDF
Bundesgasse 3
Switzerland - 3003 Bern