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US Tax Compliance Services – Zurich, Switzerland

What You Need To Know About Paying US Taxes While Living In Switzerland Living in Switzerland is a fantastic experience but if you’re one of the 40,000 Americans living in Switzerland, there are some important things you need to know about paying the US taxes...

Be sure your FBAR is accurate and filed on time

The potential implications of an inaccurate or late-filed FBAR are much worse than for an income tax return. The IRS reserves the right to impose a penalty of $10,000 for simply filing the FBAR late. We often find that clients forget to list 3rd pillar accounts and...

Don’t purchase foreign investment funds (PFICs)

We commonly discover that our clients own non-U.S. investment funds – such as Swiss “Fonds” and other foreign-issued funds (ETF, SICAV and the like) – in their custodial, 3rd Pillar, or pension holding (Freizügigkeitskonto) account. For U.S tax purposes such funds are...