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Company Registration Switzerland

Banks in Switzerland are known for their efficiency.
How do you get a swiss bank account ? How to get a good tax rate in one of the Swiss Cantons
First, lets see how your company in Switzerland will be a good option.

Register a company in Switzerland is ideal for:

Main characteristics of Swiss company :

Company Type S.A. or S.A.R.L
Corporate legislation The Canton’s Register acts as a monitoring body.
Information published relating to company officers The name of the directors appears in the public register. For an S.A.R.L. the names of associates are also published.
Accounting requirement Annual accounts required. The company must have an auditor and a registered office;
Taxation 9% if the majority of turnover is made abroad. Otherwise between 20 and 30% on profits depending the “canton” (Switzerland is a federal state and every state has his own corporate tax rate)
Confidentiality Switzerland offers a high level of confidentiality. For an S.A. the names of shareholders remain anonymous.
Time to form It takes approximately 1 week to form a Swiss corporation.
Standard Currency CHF. Swiss Franc
Stability Stable jurisdiction with very good reputation
Communication Efficient communication means
Time zone Convenient world time zone  GMT+1
Secretary required no
Paid up capital requirement Upon incorporation of a Swiss company, half of the share capital amount should be deposited on the company’s account : CHF 50,000 for an S.A. and full amount CHF 20,000 for an S.A.R.L. Free use after full amount deposited
Basis of legal System Under Civil Law
Minimum shareholders / directors Minimum of 1 Director/Shareholder. A director with individual signing powers must be domiciled in Switzerland.
Bearer shares Bearer Shares are not permitted for SARL and permitted for SA

TAX treaties signed

The following are some of the countries which have double-tax treaties with Switzerland:

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam.

To form a Swiss corporation, just send us an email : info@bethelfinance.com