Switzerland: Consultation on introduction of AEOI with new jurisdictions

Switzerland: AEOI with new jurisdictions

Switzerland’s Federal Department of Finance on 2 February 2017 initiated a consultation process to bring into force the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) in tax matters with the following countries:

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  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Belize
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Curaçao
  • Grenada
  • Indonesia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Malaysia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Montserrat
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates

The AEOI agreements with these jurisdictions will enter into force on 1 January 2018, therefore making the first transmission of data to occur in 2019. The consultation is open for feedback from the cantons, territorial associations, and industry associations until 13 April 2017.

 

Read a February 2017 report [PDF 80 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Switzerland

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