2018
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Swiss Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF)

On September 17, 2018, the Swiss parliament approved the corporate tax reform (Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV financing (TRAF). On one hand TRAF will abolish preferential cantonal tax regimes, such as holding or mixed companies, but will on the other hand implement measures to preserve Switzerland's attractiveness as a business location. In addition to such measures the cantons plan to drastically lower their ordinary tax rates on profit and capital (applicable for all companies). Overall, these developments will lead to a more favorable tax regime for most companies in Switzerland. Especially innovative companies will be promoted. 

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