Out now! Living and Working in Switzerland 2020-2021: the one-stop guide when relocating to Switzerland - Tax Blog

2020 -2021Deloitte living and working in Switzerland

We are pleased to present our brand new edition of Living and working in Switzerland 2020-2021. This guide provides individuals coming into Switzerland and their employers an overview of taxes, regulatory and employment‑related matters, as well as practical information about housing, banking, and education.

Switzerland is an attractive country for international employees and companies in terms of its strong economy, its safety and its stable political environment. However, before relocating to Switzerland, it’s important to get informed about a certain number of topics.

Our Living and working in Switzerland guide provides information on some key areas which should be considered before moving.

Publication highlights:

Country background: Political system, population, economy, safety and quality of life
Immigration roadmap: Dual system and an overview of work permit types
The regulatory landscape: Taxation of income and wealth, social security and pensions and labour law 
Living in Switzerland: Languages, housing, education, driving, utilities and other general information

Read the Living and Working  in Switzerland publication guide in:

Join our "Switzerland needs global talent" study virtual event on 9 December 2020 at 5pm (CET) to discuss the findings of  Switzerland needs global talent study: Winning the ‘War for talent’ and ensuring Switzerland remains competitive.

Find out our full range of Global Employer Services Deloitte can support you with when relocating to Switzerland. 

Blog contributor: Michelle Chan, Marketing Lead, Tax & Legal Switzerland


If you are interested in finding out more about living and working in Switzerland, please contact our key contacts below for further information.

Key Contacts


Renaat Van den Eeckhaut – Partner, Global Employer Services Leader Switzerland and EMEA

Renaat leads the Global Employer Services (GES) Practice for Deloitte Switzerland. He specialises in international assignment and cross-border employment matters and advises on tax, social security and international mobility policies. Renaat has 22 years of experience with Deloitte Belgium and Switzerland and has worked with many companies across a broad range of industries. Renaat holds a Master in Law and Accounting Law and has authored several publications on international taxation.



David Wigersma - Partner, Global Employer Services

David has 20 years of experience in the area of international corporate and individual taxation planning. He specialises in addressing the complex compliance needs of a cross-border workforce with varied elements of compensation.


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