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This practical high-quality handbook covers the 15 essential steps of relocation, ensuring you a smooth transition to Switzerland.
It contains check-lists on what steps you need to take, as well as which documents are to be obtained and filed. Plastic wallets are included for easy storage of the many contracts and documents you will gather during the course of your relocation.
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Book this free consultation service and you'll benefit from an introductory coaching call by an expert from Hello Switzerland's Relocation Helpline. You'll walk through the following topics: planning your relocation, finding a home, moving, transport & commuting, administration, and getting settled. To help you visualise these steps, the call can optionally be accompanied by a online presentation using an easy online screen-sharing option.
After the presentation, you'll be able to download and keep the presentation.
Who is this service for?
Swiss law requires you to register at your local immigration office within a few days of your arrival.
This service is for you if:
This service is suitable for both EU/EFTA nationals and non-EU citizens.
Your relocation consultant has total fluency in the local language, and fully understands the registration process. This avoids any confusion during discussions with the immigration agent, and minimises the risk of not being able to complete the registration on that day.
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Once you have arrived in Switzerland, your consultant will:
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Benefit from a phone consultation to understand the major differences between the International school system and the local Swiss system(s).
Get help in identifying a school system that best suits your family's educational needs.
Secure your temporary accommodation to guarantee a smooth arrival process.
This service includes a choice of up to 3 furnished property options (serviced apartments, apart-hotels) as well as the reservation of your preferred choice.
With this VIP service package, you will not only be able to do other more important things with your time, you will also be certain to avoid all of the many potential pitfalls that can arise.
Get connected with TV, telephone and internet providers that meet your needs and expectations.
This consultation assesses your personal situation and helps you to choose solutions that are right for you.
Get connected with the financial services providers that best meet your needs and expectations.
This consultation assesses your personal situation and helps you to choose solutions that are right for you. We explain the process of opening a bank account in Switzerland, and advise on the limitations that newcomers to Switzerland can face.
Get the insurance coverage that best meets your needs and expectations, and ensures you meet legal requirements.
This consultation assesses your personal situation and helps you to choose solutions that are right for you. We explain which insurance policies are mandatory in Switzerland (and should be taken out immediately) and which policies can wait.
Covered from Day 1 to meet Swiss legal requirements. Valid for 90 days - gives you time to settle in and review your long-term options. Great coverage for a low cost - from just CHF 1 per day
Find domestic help the easy way. In this consultation, we will connect you with a trusted and experienced provider in your region.
Find a doctor or medical specialist that meets your needs.
In this consultation with an adviser specialised in advising international patients, you will identify suitable doctors or clinics - where possible specifically those who speak your language.
During a 30-minute private online session, you will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a career expert to discuss any career-related question you might have.
Your questions may be sent prior to the meeting so that our expert can prepare.
C2You! provides the resources for talent to meet opportunity. We are a certified placement agency specialised in career advice, job search, recruitment and executive coaching.
With employers spending an average of just 60 seconds looking at each CV they receive, it's important that your CV is attention-grabbing and informative. That's where Second Opinion CV review service can help.
The Second Opinion CV Review is a new online service led by a panel of career specialists. We will provide you our opinion on your current CV in a 30-minute online Skype conversation.
You will have a meeting of approximately one hour held by an Exactio specialist during which the Swiss income and wealth tax and social security system is explained in detail and how this will be applied in your specific situation. The following topics are covered during the meeting: - tax residency in Switzerland - taxes imposed in Switzerland - tax payment deadline - payroll withholding system versus tax return filing system - reportable income and deductions - reportable wealth - social security system in Switzerland. You will receive the Tax and Social Security Fact Sheet for Switzerland. Should you require a written summary of the topics discussed during the meeting, a fee of CHF 300 will be charged in addition.
The obligation to file a Swiss income tax return is generally given if an individual is a Swiss national or a C permit holder. Other individuals living and working in Switzerland are generally "taxed at source". Such individuals have to file a Swiss income tax return if the annual gross salary exceeds CHF 120'000. Preparation of the annual Swiss income and wealth tax return, including: - power of attorney - extension request of filing deadline - provision of electronic data gathering questionnaire - preparation of the income and wealth tax return - preparation of international tax allocation (if required) - review of federal/cantonal/community tax assessments - review of federal/cantonal/community tax invoices - response to simple questions from the tax authorities (up to one hour) Additional services such as filing of written appeals with the tax authorities, review of revised tax assessments and tax invoices, etc. might be required in specific circumstances. Additional fees will be charged when required.
Under certain conditions, individuals who do not have an annual tax return filing obligation in Switzerland have still the possibility to request a deduction of certain costs to obtain a withholding tax refund. Preparation of the annual Swiss withholding tax refund request (tax at source tariff correction in), including: - power of attorney - extension request of filing deadline (if allowed) - provision of electronic data gathering questionnaire - preparation of the tariff correction - review of federal/cantonal/community tax assessments - review of federal/cantonal/community tax invoices - response to simple questions from the tax authorities (up to one hour). Additional services such as filing of written appeals with the tax authorities, review of revised tax assessments and tax invoices, etc. might be required in specific circumstances. Additional fees will be charged when required.
Exactio offers tax, social security and pension fund (2nd and 3rd pillar) advice to individuals in Switzerland. These services might include: - initial phone call to understand circumstances, opportunities available, process and fees (no charge) - meeting to review tax planning opportunities - analysis and written summary of tax planning opportunities - tax simulation calculations (if required) - debriefing meeting and review of next steps - implementation of tax planning opportunities. Advisory services are generally based on time spent and charged at an hourly rate of CHF 280, excluding VAT.
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