Swiss employers may have to pay French social charges

Swiss employers may have to pay French social charges According to a European ruling which entered into force in 2012, Swiss employers may find themselves paying French social charges on their employees’ salaries – backdated to 2012! Although in force since 2012, the French authorities have only recently started to enforce it by approaching Swiss […]

Is time running out for your Swiss tax declaration?

Complete your details on our extension request form. We will let you know what can be done, and formally put in the extension request for you. Normal Geneva deadline for individuals: 31st March – extendable to 31st August Normal Vaud deadline for individuals:  – extendable to 15th September Other cantons: we can assist you with extending your […]

IRS issues ruling on same-sex marriages

Following a case in the US federal court, the IRS has issued a revenue ruling which states that for federal tax purposes, the terms “spouse”, “husband ans wife”, “husband” and “wife” include individuals married to another person of the same sex if they are lawfully married under state law. Similarly, the term “marriage” includes marriage […]

Obamacare might mean higher taxes for US ex-pats

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) aims to fund the provision of healthcare to all US citizens partly via a 3.8% surtax on net investment income. However it will only apply to taxpayers whose modified adjusted gross income exceeds certain thresholds ($200k for singles, $250k for married filing jointly, $125k for married filing separately). The foreign […]