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Individual Swiss Tax Preparation
Our “Basic Swiss Resident Expat Package” includes the standard tax forms required from International Expats living & working in Switzerland. Please use the fee calculator to determine your fee.
The “Basic Swiss Resident Expat Package” includes the preparation of a Joint or Single Swiss Federal & Cantonal Tax Return as follows:
CHF 400.00 (excl. 7.7% Swiss VAT)
Calculate your “Swiss Expat Tax Service Price” below. Should additional services not outlined above or not offered via our fee calculator (below) be required we can provide you an appropriate offer using the standard Swiss Tax Advisor Rate of CHF 160.00/Hr. (excl.7.7% Swiss VAT).
At SAS Accounting & Tax we realize that you want a partner who can both communicate fluently with you in English and with the tax authorities in “Tax German”. You want to be sure that you have filed correctly and will not have any tax bill surprises. This is what we do! We promise professionalism, price transparency, tax expert skills and a reliable up-front tax estimate.
All tax documentation must be provided in a timely and orderly fashion. Should additional documentation, forms or reporting need to be requested. Such a request may increase the price. Any price increase will be in proportion to the time required to retrieve those forms from a 3rd party or the tax payer.
7.7 % Swiss VAT
Our Swiss Expat Tax Service Price offer is calculated including 7.7% Swiss VAT.
Price Binding Provision
This above fee calculation requires correct data entry by the tax payer. Our offer can only be considered binding after its review by SAS Accounting & Tax. Each position in the calculator (amount of bank accounts, salary statements etc.) must be correctly completed by the tax payer. The actual final invoice is always based on the actual tax data submitted by the tax payer. The final invoice will be calculated using the fees seen above.
Accounting work required to prepare SCO conform financial statements for either a sole proprietorship or partnership will be charged separately. Any financial statements provided by the client must be conform with either Swiss GAAP FER or the Swiss Code of Obligations (SCO). Further to this, any accounting work required to adjust/correct financial statement and aline them with SCO are not included in the above fees. An hourly rate of CHF 160.00 / Hr will apply to these services.
Time related to the deducting of expatriate provisions for Interim Managers & Specialists is charged at a Flat-Rate (see above). Details to this special deduction are available from the Swiss Federal tax Office. See Swiss Federal Tax Regulation “Expatriates-Verordnung, ExpaV 642.118.3“.
Tax Audit Cover (optional)
Tax Audit Cover (TAC) is a Flat-Rate fee which covers all additional charges related to time required for our accountants to respond to a notice to you from the Swiss Federal/Cantonal Tax Authorities (CH Steuerverwaltung). TAC is an OPTIONAL fee. This charge will be invoiced at your request.
The CH Steuerverwaltung can request the tax payer to pay relevant taxes. These taxes include income tax, capital gains tax, VAT and Sales Tax. TAC does not cover these tax charges. Furthermore, TAC does not cover tax fines or penalties. TAC is not intended to cover legal fees or payments. TAC is an advance fee which covers 100% of our accountants time to correctly and appropriately respond to possible queries from the CH Steuerverwaltung.
Acceptance of priority cases is at the discretion of SAS Accounting & Tax.
The above offer includes these Standard/Itemized Deductions:
- Insurance expenses
- Work Travel
- Work Meals
- 3rd Pillar Contributions.
List of Required Client Documentation
Price List for the Preparation of Expat Swiss Taxes – Basis for Price Calculator
Court of Jurisdiction
Swiss Law applies to all services provided by SAS Accounting GmbH. The exclusive legal court of jurisdiction governing these services is Basel-City and the Swiss Confederation.
I’ve been working with Norm ever since he left PwC. He is reliable, accurate and fast. As such, I have never had issues with the tax authorities. Thank you Norm for the many years of valued tax support!
— George E. (Liestal)
Filing taxes always stressed me before I found SAS Accounting. They prepare accurate estimates, communicate with the tax office on my behalf and just take an incredible amount of weight off my shoulders.
— Stan S. (Zug)
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Tax Experts in Basel, Switzerland. Specialized in both US and Swiss Taxation Laws & Tax Preparation
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