We have extensive experience and can provide support in every aspect of Swiss VAT.

 

VAT advice

  • Answers to individual questions about every aspect of VAT liabilities
  • Clarification of the beginning and end of VAT liabilities
  • Calculation for the choice of declaration method
  • Registration, de-registration, establishment of VAT groups, preparation of VAT declarations, year-end jobs, correction of errors in the VAT return
  • Evaluation of VAT situation
  • VAT risk review and management
  • Advice with respect to cross-border VAT issues
  • Support in the registration and fiscal representation of foreign enterprises
  • VAT consultations for trustees
  • Preparation of expert opinions on the VAT handling of current and future supplies
  • VAT assessment of contracts
  • Preparation of turnover reconciliations and input tax plausibility checks
  • Project-related or occasional one-time or recurring on-site support in the context of external staffing activities
  • Support in the correction of errors in the VAT return
  • Technical assistance for VAT projects such as real-estate options, reductions of input tax, turnover reconciliations, etc.
  • Support for VAT handling by accounting departments
  • Calculations concerning VAT
  • Preparation of VAT manuals and VAT work instructions
  • Preparation and support for VAT audits by the Federal Tax Administration (FTA)
  • Requests and clarifications involving the FTA's Main Division of VAT
  • Review of the outcome of VAT audits by the Federal Tax Administration
  • Appeals to the FTA
  • Support for VAT appeal procedures (in collaboration with external lawyers)
  • Advising of foreign enterprises regarding Swiss VAT incl. fiscal representation
  • Refund of Swiss VAT to foreign enterprises under the VAT refund procedure incl. formal examination of the purchase invoices