Corporate and private clients tax consulting according to Swiss and international laws.

Navigating the complex landscape of tax regulations and compliance can be a daunting task for any business. 

KPMG, a leader in tax consulting services, offers robust solutions designed to streamline your tax strategy. 

In this short overview, we delve into the eight main areas of tax consulting provided by KPMG, highlighting the expertise and the value we bring to your organization.

Unlocking insights: addressing market trends and challenges

The tax landscape is constantly evolving, influenced by regulatory changes, economic conditions, and technological advancements.

Some key trends and challenges impacting the tax market include:

Global Tax Reform

The impact of initiatives like BEPS 2.0 and the global minimum tax is profound. These measures aim to curb tax avoidance by multinational companies, ensuring a fairer distribution of tax revenues across countries. 

By setting a global minimum tax rate, they strive to eliminate tax havens and promote transparency and accountability in corporate taxation.

Digital Transformation

The shift towards digital tax administration and e-invoicing represents a significant transformation in how businesses handle their financial operations. 

This move not only streamlines processes but also enhances accuracy, reduces paperwork, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. 

Embracing these digital tools can lead to greater efficiency and transparency in financial management.

Compliance and Regulatory Obligations

Compliance refers to adhering to laws, regulations, and guidelines relevant to a particular business or industry. 

Ensuring compliance helps organizations avoid legal penalties, maintain their reputation, and foster trust with stakeholders. 

Regulatory obligations demand that companies stay updated with changes in legislation and implement necessary adjustments in their operations to remain compliant.

Our thought leadership and research


BEPS 2.0: New global minimum tax

What impact does Pillar Two in Switzerland have on your company? We support you in implementing the requirements.

Clarity on Swiss Taxes

Race to the top – Switzerland joins the international subsidy competition in a world of minimum tax.

Switzerland's double tax treaties

Do double tax treaties affect you? Discover our interactive map on the double taxation agreements between Switzerland and the contracting countries.

Who is affected by DAC6?

DAC6 targets all cross-border arrangements that fall under a hallmark of the Directive, irrespective of whether an advisor is involved or not.

Switzerland as an attractive alternative to the UK non-dom regime

Attractiveness of Berne and Valais in the light of the UK policy changes, based on the lump-sum taxation and wealth tax relief regimes for UK non-doms

Romandie's into TP

A brief outline of transfer pricing topics by industry in the Romandie

OECD release of Amount B report

Amount B aims to simplify the application of the arm’s length principle for baseline marketing and distribution activities.

Streamline your global payroll: KPMG Payroll Connect

With its payroll experts, KPMG has developed its own innovative solution. This cutting-edge global payroll tool offers a range of benefits.

Geneva draft law to reduce wealth tax on business assets

Draft law aiming at introducing, under certain conditions, a reduced wealth tax on shares of unlisted companies held by Geneva entrepreneurs

Tax aspects of the L-QIF for real estate investments

The L-QIF for real estate investments does not receive any special tax treatment, but is nevertheless attractive.

Partial revision of the Zug tax law

The Canton of Zug aims at providing tax relief for individuals and maintain its competitive edge through a tax reform package.

Abolition of Swiss import duties from January 2024

Switzerland is set to abolish customs duties on most industrial goods (except agricultural products) from 1 January 2024.

Our capabilities - KPMG's 8 Core Areas of Tax Consulting

  1. Tax Planning

    Efficient tax planning is the cornerstone of a successful financial strategy. KPMG's tax advisors work closely with your management team to assess your company's tax situation and identify opportunities. Services include:

    • Tax Measures: Implement strategies to minimize tax liabilities.
    • Company Audits: Comprehensive analysis to ensure compliance and identify savings.
    • Specific Tax Issues: Address complex and unique tax challenges.

    KPMG's global team of over 13,000 tax advisors, spread across 106 countries, provides unparalleled expertise in both Swiss and international tax law, ensuring that your business remains compliant.

  1. Compliance and Regulatory Obligations

    Staying compliant with ever-changing tax regulations is crucial for maintaining credibility and avoiding penalties. KPMG provides comprehensive support to ensure your business meets all compliance and regulatory obligations, including:

    • Adherence to Local and International Tax Laws: Stay up-to-date with regulatory changes.
    • Detailed Reporting: Ensure accurate and timely submission of tax returns.
    • Audit Support: Assist during tax audits to mitigate risks and resolve issues efficiently.
  1. E-Invoicing

    As businesses move towards digitalization, e-invoicing has become a critical component of modern tax compliance. 

    KPMG offers solutions to implement e-invoicing systems that meet regulatory requirements, enhance efficiency, and improve accuracy in financial reporting.

  1. Data Management and Documentation Requirements

    Effective data management is essential for accurate tax reporting and compliance. KPMG assists businesses in managing tax-related data and documentation, including:

    • Data Analysis and Transformation: Convert raw data into actionable insights.
    • Documentation for Audits: Prepare and maintain comprehensive records for tax audits.
    • Compliance with Record-Keeping Requirements: Ensure all necessary documents are readily available and compliant with regulations.
  1. Global Compliance Management (Tax, VAT, Statutory)

    Managing tax compliance across multiple jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming. KPMG's global compliance management services offer a streamlined approach to handle:

    • Tax Compliance: Meet obligations across various tax regimes.
    • Value-Added Tax (VAT) Compliance: Navigate the complexities of VAT regulations.
    • Statutory Requirements: Ensure adherence to local statutory financial reporting standards.
  1. Payroll Compliance

    Ensuring payroll compliance is essential to avoid legal issues and maintain employee satisfaction. KPMG provides comprehensive payroll services, including:

    • Payroll Processing: Accurate and timely payroll calculations.
    • Tax Withholding and Reporting: Compliance with local and international payroll tax requirements.
    • Cross-Border Payroll Management: Handle payroll for employees working across different countries and jurisdictions.
  1. Cross-Border Tax Compliance (HR / People)

    For businesses with a global workforce, managing cross-border tax compliance can be particularly challenging. KPMG offers according solutions.

    • Global Mobility Services: Support for expatriate tax compliance.
    • Immigration and Work Permits: Assistance with immigration requirements and obtaining necessary work permits.
    • Employee Tax Planning: Plan tax obligations for employees working internationally.

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