Spencer Freeman-Haynes

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Are you prepared for the deadline to save on your Swiss taxes?

By Spencer Freeman-Haynes on Nov 27, 2018 1:24:00 PM

If you are hoping to save money on your 2018 taxes, then know that generous 3rd and 2nd pillar tax benefits may be available on contributions made/received by the 31st of December. Time is of the essence, as you may be able to save money on Swiss taxes if your Swiss Pension scheme contributions are made before a certain date.
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Swiss Pension Pillar 1: an Overview

By Spencer Freeman-Haynes on Jul 11, 2018 4:30:24 PM

As part of one of the world's best pension systems, the Swiss state scheme is also known as the first pillar. In conjunction with this retirement provision that covers basic needs, company pensions form the second pillar. Together, the two sources of income aim to help retirees maintain their standard of living during retirement. An optional top up is available using the third pillar that comprises local Swiss products, such as those offered by leading Swiss pension plan providers.  

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