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SAP GTS webinar on 7 June - The next generation of global trade automation systems

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The next generation of global trade automation has arrived in the new SAP GTS, Edition for HANA (E4H). Are you aware of the new solution and its capabilities? What are the key benefits and implementation options? How can the new system support your transition from e-dec to Passar?

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Posted on 24/05/2022 | 0 Comments

Join our Transfer Pricing webinar on 24 May 2022 at 4pm (CEST)

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We would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar to discuss the consequences of disruptions to the international business environment and the implications from a transfer pricing and trade compliance perspective. The webinar will be hosted on Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.pm (CEST)

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Posted on 11/05/2022 | 0 Comments

EU and Swiss sanctions against Russia & Belarus: 10 practical questions for your business

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The invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army and the continuing destruction of the country have triggered strong reactions from most Western countries, who have imposed increasingly strict sanctions on Russia and Belarus.

The situation is evolving rapidly and the latest sanctions by the EU are some of the most extensive ever adopted. Switzerland has followed suit and adopted most of the EU’s measures. The sanctions now affect a large number of individuals and entities, the financial sector as well as trade in goods and services. Companies dealing with Russian and Belarusian business partners face a legally complex and risky landscape.

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Posted on 12/04/2022 | 0 Comments

Join our hybrid VAT Breakfast Event on Wednesday, 30 March at 8am CEST

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Join our 2022 hybrid VAT breakfast event on Wednesday, 30 March at 8.00am (CEST), where we will focus on VAT audits, year-end financial closing and indirect tax cash optimisation. 

About the event

We are excited to be hosting events in person again, and for the first time our VAT Breakfast Event will take place in a unique hybrid format. You will have the option to attend in-person in Zurich or Geneva with presentations streaming from both locations. Alternatively, you will also have the option to attend online.

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Posted on 15/03/2022 | 0 Comments

New webinar date - Practical implications on the Pillar 1 & 2 policy solutions developed by the OECD

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The much anticipated, updated model rules relating to Pillar 2 have now been published by the OECD on Monday, 20 December. With this in mind, we are excited to announce that our Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 webinar will take place on Wednesday, 12 January from 16:00-17:30. 

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Posted on 4/01/2022 | 0 Comments

OECD GloBE update - Overview of the key parameters of the model rules

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On 20 December 2021, the G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS ("inclusive framework") published Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy Global Anti-Base Erosion Model Rules (Pillar Two) ("model rules"). This follows on from the Statement on a Two-Pillar Solution to Address the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy, agreed by more than 135 of its members on 8 October 2021.

Since 2017, the 141 member countries of the inclusive framework have developed a "two-pillar" approach to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the economy: addressing nexus and profit allocation challenges ("Pillar One") and global minimum tax rules ("Pillar Two").

The long-awaited model rules provide more clarity on the future of a global minimum tax rate. Although the model rules have now been published and confirm the key parameters, further clarification on certain aspects is still required. Additional details shall be provided in a commentary that is expected to be published by the OECD by the end of January 2022.

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Posted on 22/12/2021 | 0 Comments

Join our VAT Breakfast hybrid events: Swiss & International VAT update

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Join us for this year's Hybrid VAT Breakfast Events which will provide an update on recent Swiss and international VAT developments and upcoming changes and will take place on Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Thursday 25 November 2021.

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Posted on 27/10/2021 | 0 Comments

Switzerland inches towards the complete elimination of tariffs on industrial goods

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The revised Swiss Customs Act will scrap tariffs on industrial goods. This is good news for Swiss companies and consumers alike, as intermediary goods will become cheaper and customs clearance more effective and less costly.

Both chambers of Parliament (National Council and Council of States) have approved a revised text of the Swiss Customs Act. Formal endorsement is expected during the Parliament’s Autumn 2021 session, and entry into force should follow as of January 1st, 2022.

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Posted on 27/09/2021 | 0 Comments

Deloitte is Swiss Tax Firm of the Year and Swiss Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year for the 9th time

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The International Tax Review (ITR), is a world recognised authority and publisher for tax professionals in industry, government, private practice and research and have just awarded Deloitte Switzerland with the accolades of being the Swiss Tax Firm of the Year and the Swiss Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year for the 9th time.

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Posted on 14/09/2021 | 0 Comments

Deloitte Global Trade Event - the intersection between sustainability and customs and trade compliance

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Have you ever thought about the intersection between customs & trade and sustainability?

We would like to invite you to our upcoming event addressing this very important topic on Wednesday 29 September at 15:30 (CEST) at our Deloitte premises, Pfingstweidstrasse 11, 8005 Zurich.

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Posted on 14/09/2021 | 0 Comments