REFIDAR MOORE STEPHENS AG / Moore Stephens Zurich AG – Trust and tax consultancy, Zurich-Glattbrugg

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Highly qualified and dedicated advisors are there for you. We are networked with more than 100 experts through EXPERTsuisse, the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants, the Swiss network of MOORE STEPHENS SWITZERLAND and the Moore Global network.

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Tax authorities in most cantons recognise that artworks are fraught with a large degree of uncertainty.
06. August 2020

Works of art – capital investments or household goods?

Artworks are subject to the wealth tax – unlike household goods and personal effects. Drawing the line between these categories often represents a significant challenge. Furthermore, the fact that the tax rules for artworks differ from canton to canton further complicates the matter.

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Moore Stephens Zurich AG

Europa-Strasse 18, Postfach
CH – 8152 Glattbrugg

Hélène Staudt
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Managers (home office) must update the respective deadlines for the social security obligations for employees who are resident abroad and working from home.
04. August 2020

Continuing to work from home

It is important to consider social security, tax and legal issues if your employees will continue to work from home – especially if they are resident abroad. The current flexibility with regard to social insurance obligations will not last indefinitely.

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The employment office requires comprehensive information for the first month’s payroll in the event of short-time working. Moore Zurich-Glattbrugg has the overview for you.
02. July 2020

Formal requirements for short-time working

What information and documents are required by the employment office for the first month’s payroll for short-time working? REFIDAR MOORE STEPHENS has the overview for entrepreneurs.

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On 9 April 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled that sales of emission-reduction certificates should be subject to new tax regulations.
02. June 2020

Climate protection and VAT – new Federal Supreme Court ruling

In 2019, the Federal Supreme Court issued a tax-related ruling with regard to CER and VER emission-reduction certificates.

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Whether electronically, in writing or in person – you must apply to the AHV in order to draw your pension.
04. May 2020

Pension payments from the AHV must be requested in advance

The AHV is an insurance fund and must be notified about the occurrence of “relevant events”. Reaching retirement age is deemed a relevant event.

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If no lasting power of attorney exists, the management of the person’s assets and property, and if applicable, even their company, may be taken over by the Child and Adult Protection Authority (Kindes- und Erwachsenenschutzbehörde, or KESB).
01. April 2020

Loss of mental capacity – how to protect yourself against state intervention

A lasting power of attorney is more comprehensive than a “living will” and “end-of-life arrangements”. REFIDAR MOOR STEPHENS has compiled all the relevant points for you in our new “Pension Set”.

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Reduced-hours compensation (KAE) is a component of unemployment insurance (ALV) and is designed to help employees cope with a temporary reduction in their working hours or cessation of their work.
18. March 2020

When is my company entitled to compensation for the coronavirus pandemic?

The Swiss government is providing CHF 10 billion in emergency aid for affected companies, with the goal of rapidly alleviating the economic impact of the pandemic. Who is entitled to receive compensation and what are the next steps?

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