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6 posts, 01:38 today
Setting up a Swiss subsidiary
If you don't need work permits, you can simply register a branch office of the US company, it is the cheapest option to get you going. Only difficult requirement is a certified translation of the company's M&A and cert of inc.
Started by: Laphoraig · 17.Oct.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
14 posts, 00:11 today
Good news about cold callers/spam
I get these when I use my UK SIM. In the last two weeks, I've had several calls from Chad, Somalia and the Seychelles. When I spoke to my UK provider about this, they hadn't got a clue what I was talking about, and couldn't care less.
Started by: NotAllThere · 17.Oct.2017 · Daily life
4 posts, 23:34 yesterday
Specialist joiner/restoration work - lacquer…
Started by: Cider Woman · 17.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
108 posts, 23:34 yesterday
URGENT Car Crash Help
:D If we now would do a survey and people should guess my IQ I doubt if I would make it to three digits... I so am not used to laws being written like such, in Dutch law a situation like this in the text would be unthinkable.
Started by: Gwyndalin · 16.Oct.2017 · Insurance
65 posts, 23:33 yesterday
Amount of pocket money
I totally agree with you. On the other hand maybe the pressure to keep up with peers is much stronger than it was when we were teens. Or not, maybe nothing ever changes lol Of course I wanted to be "cool" like the "cool ones" but at…
Started by: anonymousespoiled · 15.Oct.2017 · Education
10 posts, 23:25 yesterday
Job market chances - non-EU - IT Support
IT support? Even in 3rd level I have yet to encounter anyone NOT being able to converse in German at B2 level at the very least (98% are Swiss, Germans or speak German at excellent levels) Sure, English is often used in such environment.…
Started by: KarlKlammer · 17.Oct.2017 · Employment
31 posts, 23:13 yesterday
London Met Police to stop investigating…
"Policing by consent" indicates that the legitimacy of policing in the eyes of the public is based upon a general consensus of support that follows from transparency about their powers, their integrity in exercising those powers and their…
Started by: Richdog · 16.Oct.2017 · International affairs/politics
8 posts, 23:08 yesterday
Help with Tax return in Canton Neuchatel
Started by: Gamebuwa · 16.Oct.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
85 posts, 22:41 yesterday
Migros/Coop Gross Margins Highest in Europe
Guess this explains why the loyalty program for the Coop card is so generous, why their "Christmas pack" for loyal customers is so awesome, and why they don't quibble over any kind of product returns. I am however finally through with…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 21.Feb.2017 · Food and drink
5 posts, 22:40 yesterday
RAV benefits denied
Started by: kszk · 17.Oct.2017 · Employment
5 posts, 22:37 yesterday
Entsorgungs (Recycling) Coupons for Zurich
Started by: Gray McLean · 23.Jan.2017 · Items wanted
4 posts, 22:28 yesterday
Entsorgung(recycling) coupon
Started by: drunkard harry · 2.Sep.2017 · Items wanted
3 posts, 21:59 yesterday
Coop (Salt) Mobile
Started by: User9 · 6.Oct.2016 · Complaints corner
9 posts, 21:46 yesterday
Can't add a thread
Read the 'sticky' posts at the top of any of the Marketplace forums - all will be explained. Members who only join in order to sell something are discouraged, so try to join in discussions with some real input and you'll soon…
Started by: Jessneedsyourhelp · 17.Oct.2017 · Forum support
52 posts, 21:43 yesterday
Life in Zurich vs Munich
I'll reuse this useful thread with a few questions of my own. I'm also considering a move to Zurich from Munich, but I have a few questions about family life. Now, I love Munich because the infrastructure is great for family people.…
Started by: RomandieFan · 26.Feb.2017 · Daily life
19 posts, 21:15 yesterday
Transfering out a large single lump sum
Most unlikely the OP is a NonDom, you are correct that NonDoms are charged tax on a remittance basis. NonDoms tend to live off capital rather than income & have a zero tax liability for 7 years, it gets quite expensive after that…
Started by: Fuwarin · 17.Oct.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
7 posts, 21:01 yesterday
How to add a mezzanine?
We had something similar in our house in Asia and I have seen some houses here with this as well. I never found this space terribly useful because the ladder is not the most ideal access. A few places have spiral stairs and this is…
Started by: Island Monkey · 17.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
4 posts, 20:29 yesterday
Tennis gear
Started by: FCBarca · 17.Oct.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
16 posts, 20:29 yesterday
House Renovation - Kanton Schwyz
If you have the patience you can find display kitchens and bathroom fittings from the major suppliers at slashed prices. If the units fit without a complete re-work you can save a bundle. However, you must be flexible about the colour and…
Started by: smileygreebins · 16.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
7 posts, 20:10 yesterday
Finding and getting a place in Zurich
Only 20? I've been to a viewing this afternoon where there were at least 50 other people viewing the apartment. OH was running late, so I stayed in the place for 30mins, and there was a constant stream of people coming through the door.…
Started by: BananaBread · 16.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
11 posts, 19:57 yesterday
Any Tips for RAV German Assessment Test
I don't think there's any hard and fast rules, and it will anyway vary with which canton and office you're going through. I did courses up to B2 through RAV in OW/NW last and earlier this year, for example, but they were run in Luzern, as…
Started by: ashi_queen · 16.Apr.2014 · Other/general
28 posts, 19:45 yesterday
Question about '13eme' salary
EF is like a pub; After the fourth beer you start asking things that are on your mind. The only difference in a pub is that he throws a round if you tell him yes, you'll get a 13th salary (who cares if the info is wrong, after all he…
Started by: twentea · 15.Oct.2017 · Daily life
87 posts, 19:18 yesterday
USA to leave UNESCO
This, from the NY Times suggests that Israel might not completely appreciate the US withdrawal https://www.nytimes.com/... Paraphrasing... While the UN is decidedly anti Israel, Israel remains a member and prefers to work to change…
Started by: yacek · 13.Oct.2017 · International affairs/politics
17 posts, 19:13 yesterday
English speaking dentist
https://www.zahnarztzent... Zahnarzt Stephan Baumgartner - he did an emergency root canal and the dentists back in the states were impressed with his work. His wife is from Minnesota so his english is impeccable. Really nice guy too.…
Started by: bunobster · 6.Feb.2017 · Daily life
18 posts, 19:07 yesterday
Garage for changing summer / winter wheels
Perhaps if the kid is slightly older and I'm still a stay at home dad. Atm I would have to disappoint the customer and let him/her wait if the little one needs attention regardless of how many wheels are on the car.
Started by: highsandlows · 17.Oct.2017 · Transportation/driving
21 posts, 19:04 yesterday
OECD's CRS (aka AEoI), (aka UK FATCA) and FATCA
Ah AVS here then, thank you. I shall consider the matter. I am still fuming about the total & utter waste of time continual letters, time & a notary signature for something that is totally ridiculous. Little flies going up back passages…
Started by: NomadAmericano · 9.Dec.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
11 posts, 18:01 yesterday
Recommendation for a good restaurant in Zurich
Where to start? Most common suggestion it is, then.. "Bodega Espagnola" is very down to Earth Tapas place, right in the Niederdörfli, and - for Zürich - fairly affordable. Don't let yourself being fooled by Google's 3.8/5, plenty…
Started by: marketazilka · 6.May.2017 · Food and drink
3 posts, 17:58 yesterday
Staplerfahrer course Information
Started by: Anshuman · 17.Oct.2017 · Transportation/driving
23 posts, 17:44 yesterday
Monthly Pass - Zurich Public Transport (ZVV)
There is no nationality requirement to buy a monthly ticket, anyone can get one. It's probably not worth assuming you'll be travelling *really* far - if anything just assume you'll be in Zurich or the business areas near the…
Started by: Matlat · 31.Oct.2007 · Transportation/driving
31 posts, 17:40 yesterday
Anyone used Luker Bros UK-CH-UK removals?
I used Aspin International to move a studio apartment's worth of stuff from Zurich to London, and then back again 2 years later. Competent and guided me through the paperwork. It was about £1100 for a really big van of stuff on dates of…
Started by: MaybeeSkint · 26.Jun.2014 · Housing in general
3 posts, 17:37 yesterday
How to throw away those spray can from sunscreen,…
Started by: unknownAsian · 13.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
9 posts, 17:29 yesterday
Partial year - Taxation and Pillar 3a
Simple: Call your cantons tax office and ask them. They can say how it really is and you can even request a written answer you can legally rely on (even when not according the actual law). You would find the information under the topic…
Started by: bananebleue · 17.Oct.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
12 posts, 16:47 yesterday
Window blind cord dropped
I do apologize for assuming you were a tenant. Indeed if you are an owner this is your problem. Most of the manufacturers put their name on the product. Often it is on the bottom slat somewhere. That is a good starting point. However,…
Started by: pkb · 17.Oct.2017 · Housing in general
1 post, 16:40 yesterday
DH / XC day
Started by: theroz · 17.Oct.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
106 posts, 16:38 yesterday
Microspot CHF15 off
I don't think I have ever seen Digitec offer any kind of discount code. Microspot usually gives rabatts from 5-20CHF. Conrad gives codes on occasion as well, but their prices are generally higher than Microspot.
Started by: we_da_man · 4.Jul.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
123 posts, 16:08 yesterday
I am pregnant – What to expect when expecting…
Perhaps some people are confused by what is meant by 'ward'...a hospital ward consists of several rooms...both public and private...even a general ward would not have more the 4 people to a room...the risk of spreading disease would be an…
Started by: Helm · 11.Aug.2016 · Family matters/health
9 posts, 15:48 yesterday
Saturday / Sunday football in Zurich
Hello hello, we play Witikon at the moment, generally on Sunday's @ 10.00 (depending on how many people are up for a game). You're of course more than welcome to join, just send me your number and I will add you to the group. Cheers,
Started by: theroz · 15.May.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
21 posts, 15:37 yesterday
Penalties for breaking fixed-rate mortgage
Maybe. In terms of rate - probably true, you can negotiate with the buyer to take on the mortgage, typically you would work out the difference to the cost of a new fixed rate at the time of sale, with some small advantage to the buyer…
Started by: PaddyG · 26.Aug.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
103 posts, 15:06 yesterday
How do you upkeep your children's English…
Bonus trivial factoid: George Young, a founding member of the Easybeats, produced the first six AC/DC albums and his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus were the founding members of Acker Dacker. Quite a musically influential trio,…
Started by: duckduck · 15.Oct.2017 · Education
2 posts, 14:59 yesterday
Salt Plus Basic or Plus Swiss
Started by: AZwildcat · 24.Sep.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
The Local Switzerland
Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to ‘opt out’

Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to ‘opt out’

A group of young Swiss has launched a campaign to change the system of organ donation in Switzerland.

Tips for learning Swiss German from those who have

Tips for learning Swiss German from those who have

What is Swiss German, or Schwiizertüütsch, anyway?

Swiss village gets to keep abandoned gold bars

Swiss village gets to keep abandoned gold bars

The village of Klingnau in the canton of Aargau just got a bit richer: the commune is now allowed to keep 100,000 francs worth of gold bars that were found in a field five years ago.

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