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Join our VAT Breakfast virtual event: Swiss & International VAT update on Tuesday, 8 December at 9am (CET)

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Join our 2020 VAT Breakfast event virtually on Tuesday, 08 December at 9.00am (CET), where we will provide an update on Swiss and International VAT, as well as to connect together our VAT community.

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The VAT landscape and requirements for VAT professionals are constantly changing, creating unknowns and uncertainties. Getting VAT wrong can seriously affect your organisation, in terms of additional costs, stiff penalties imposed by the authorities or missed opportunities to simplify. Especially these days organisations looking at their VAT departments and asking whether they can support with various measures financial performance.

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Posted on 11/11/2020 | 0 Comments

Changing course: Tax policy implications of a Joe Biden presidency - Join our webcast on 10 November

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Election Day came and went in the US the week of 2 November 2020. Since Saturday 7 November 2020 it conclusively appears that Joe Biden has won the presidential elections in the United States.

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Posted on 9/11/2020 | 0 Comments

Join our upcoming SAP S/4HANA webcast: SAP document compliance in a changing tax landscape on 11 November, 13.00 CET

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Join our webcast: SAP S/4HANA: SAP document compliance in a changing tax landscape on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 at 13.00 CET.

In many countries, it is becoming a legal requirement for organisations to issue documents electronically to their business partners and tax authorities.

The ‘digital tax authorities’ now require to be provided more frequently with invoices, ledgers/registers/books on a (near) real time-basis. Due to the continuously changing digital reporting requirements, it can be a difficult process for tax functions to manage. What steps can your organisation take to prepare for the changes?

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Posted on 4/11/2020 | 0 Comments

25 years of Swiss VAT – What a journey! Part 3: If Switzerland was in the EU…

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25 years after the introduction of VAT in Switzerland, we reflect on how the Swiss VAT landscape would look like if Switzerland were part of the EU.

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Posted on 30/09/2020 | 0 Comments

Why leading businesses are putting tax at the centre of their ERP cloud migration

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations are speeding their move to cloud-based ERP solutions—and leaders are increasingly recognising the importance of seating tax at the planning table.

As the COVID-19 crisis has made crystal clear, agility is key to survival in the face of disruption. Those organisations foresighted enough to have digitised, automated, and cloud-enabled their back-office processes have been able to pivot toward recovery. Those still pushing paper and working with on-premise systems have struggled. In a matter of weeks, the benefits of cloud-based back-office environments became painfully obvious.

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Posted on 18/09/2020 | 0 Comments

25 years of Swiss VAT – What a journey! Part 2: How it all began or “Whoever invented that was a genius!”

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With this blog –Part 2 in our series to celebrate 25 years of VAT in Switzerland – we take a look back on how it all began. Whilst customs duties have existed for very long time, the concept of a tax levied on consumption is relatively recent. We only need to go back to the 17th century to, when the first consumption tax was introduced for financing an army and to 1918, when so-called gross VAT was introduced in Germany, the precursor of net VAT with input VAT deduction that was introduced in Europe in the late 1960’s.

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Posted on 21/07/2020 | 0 Comments

How tax can contribute to the S/4HANA business case: Join our webcast on 29 June

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Join our webcast on Monday, 29 June 2020, 11.00am (CET): S/4 HANA - How Tax can contribute to the business case.

We are moving to a real time data driven tax function. In order to meet tomorrow’s tax challenges, organisations need sustainable tax and business processes using the latest technologies.

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Posted on 23/06/2020 | 0 Comments

25 years Swiss VAT – What a journey! Part 1: Evolution of e-services

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In 1995, Switzerland introduced its VAT system. Therefore Swiss VAT is turning 25 this year. However, the system as it stands today has undergone extensive renewals over the years. Deloitte Indirect Tax team values the achievement of the many amendments introduced and herewith starts with a series of blogs providing interesting facts around particular topics, which we hope you will enjoy reading.

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Posted on 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Deloitte is Swiss Tax Firm of the Year and Swiss Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year for the 8th time

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The International Tax Review in 2020 awarded Deloitte with the titles Swiss Tax Firm of the Year for the 8th time in a row and Swiss Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year for the 8th time in nine years.

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Posted on 22/05/2020 | 0 Comments