Switzerland declares Privacy Shield with USA non-compliant   In light of the recent case law of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the protection of personal data in the context of the Privacy Shield between the US and the EU, Switzerland has been reassessing the conformity of the Privacy Shield to the Federal Act...
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Taxes payable by cryptocurrency make Switzerland a leader in the implementation of crypto assets   Thanks to its collaboration with Bitcoin Swiss, Canton Zug announced that it will accept tax payments by Bitcoin and Ether (for both companies and private individuals) up to an amount of CHF 100.000, starting from February 2021, becoming the first...
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‘Res non-dom’ decreasing amid uncertainty in the UK   The recent release of HMRC’s annual update on non-domiciled (non-dom) taxpayers in the UK reveals the first signs of the so-called “non-doms flight prediction”. Non-dom taxpayers have in fact decreased from 78,700 in 2018 to 78,000 in 2019, also showing that the number of declared domiciled...
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HMRC demands unlimited access to taxpayers’ financial information   The draft Finance Bill 2020-2021 (coming as an amendment of the Schedule 36 powers in Finance Act 2008) seeks to introduce major civil information powers for HMRC, enabling the agency to issue financial institution notices (FINs), which in turn will force banks and financial institutions to...
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Switzerland and Liechtenstein ratify the Protocol amending their Double Taxation Agreement   The Protocol amending the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) on income and wealth taxes between Switzerland and Liechtenstein has been ratified in Bern this July 14th. The amendment has the aim to introduce an anti-abuse clause, completing the provision on the amicable procedure in...
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Capital Trustees AG
Trade and companies registry: Zürich No. CHE‑112.645.753
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