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2 posts, 04:04 today
Window prop?
Started by: Karl · 16.Jan.2019 · Daily life
4 posts, 03:09 today
(Re)insurance for non-EU professionals
Started by: stanleyi · 15.Jan.2019 · Employment
2 posts, 01:04 today
Newbie Question
Started by: plurkudos · 16.Jan.2019 · Introductions
7 posts, 00:40 today
Pfister furniture order
I have not received the furniture yet and therefore am not returning any goods to them. No delivery date has been set and the furniture is sitting at Pfister unpacked. I know that ikea reimbursed orders in full if they have not been…
Started by: Jil · 15.Jan.2019 · Other/general
49 posts, 00:34 today
What will happen to our assets when we kick…
Inheritance, in most cases, is taxed where the deceased lived at the time of death OR (in some cases) where he used to live x years before death. The "x", in some cases, depends on nationality. The inheritor is, in most cases, not taxed,…
Started by: Odile · 14.Jan.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 00:05 today
Recommendation for hairdresser in Biel
Started by: zuzi666 · 16.Jan.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
46 posts, 00:03 today
Englishforum security breach?
In the email I received, it showed an old password; not the one I currently use(d) (changed it again now, just to make sure). I think I re-constructed one detail of the attack: My old password was a bit silly and short; I haven't been…
Started by: SwissMorgs · 13.Jan.2019 · Forum support
25 posts, 23:58 yesterday
School Bullying > Advice Needed
Didn't read the entire thread, maybe someone already brought it up. What you describe was not "just" bullying, it was a tangible physical attack. The police needs to be brought in. No the bully will not go to jail, being a school kid…
Started by: defcon3 · 15.Jan.2019 · Family matters/health
11 posts, 23:49 yesterday
Released from work during maternity leave
It's really not very complicated, from a legal standpoint. If they ask her to be available, even if they never make use of it, they can't assume the vacation days are compensated and either need to extend the contract or pay out the full…
Started by: Elu · 14.Jan.2019 · Employment
1 post, 23:49 yesterday
Furnished Furnished Penthouse Apartment…
Started by: Goldenoxen · 15.Jan.2019 · Housing in general
16 posts, 23:48 yesterday
Selling good to the EU - Charge VAT?
As far as I know the rules for sales into the EU changed 2019. It is now necessary to register a VAT number for each country you want to post stuff to, doesn't matter from where. Even from China or from within the EU to another EU…
Started by: eiram · 15.Jan.2019 · Business & entrepreneur
3 posts, 23:42 yesterday
Renting out property that was purchased…
Started by: bananebleue · 15.Jan.2019 · Housing in general
17 posts, 23:12 yesterday
Going on the IV pension
Thanks for all the replies everyone. We're now in a situation which maybe someone has some experience of. The sickness insurance is reaching the end of its two year period but the IV haven't yet made any decision so we don't know what…
Started by: Landers · 27.Nov.2018 · Family matters/health
3 posts, 23:00 yesterday
Tax system for a married couple
Started by: Giankan · 8.Jan.2019 · Daily life
13 posts, 22:51 yesterday
Calling all income tax experts
Since this is repeated in this thread and I see many people refer to this, don't you have to earn MORE than 120k to jump into the full declaration/payment on account mode (so someone earning 120k is not part of that group).
Started by: Wagwan · 12.Jan.2019 · Employment
14 posts, 22:50 yesterday
Intensive German language school in Lucerne
I was in differnet schools in Luzern: - Allemagna, evening course till B1 (2012-14) - ECAP, intensive kurs B1 (2017) - Allemagna, inteninsive kurs B2 (2018) Evening courses didn't work for me, I was too tired after work. ECAP: 4x per…
Started by: Pyn · 8.Dec.2018 · Language corner
9 posts, 22:44 yesterday
RAV Application for Unemployment Benefit…
RAV Zurich and other RAV offices require that registered job-seekers complete a form whenever they will be absent due to vacation, inability to work due to illness/ accident, etc., as well as when certain events occur such as interim work,…
Started by: Mullhollander · 8.Dec.2017 · Employment
5 posts, 22:41 yesterday
Dog door insert for sliding doors
Started by: luya · 22.Aug.2018 · Pet corner
8 posts, 22:14 yesterday
Making whipped cream
1. what quantity is 40 canister? 2. by far the cheapest way is using mixer and cream in 1l packages. You can just use big container and a hand mixer. You can calculate what is cheapest quite easily by yourself. Or ask an first…
Started by: innermeasure · 15.Jan.2019 · Daily life
18 posts, 22:13 yesterday
Outdoor Shops with End-of-Season Sales?
No, lovely old sport shop, with wonderful wood and wrought iron stair case, in the centre of Zurich. OK found it https://www.ochsport.ch/... looks like it has been massively modernised - it was a fabulous shop in the 50s - when I…
Started by: Abruch · 13.Jan.2019 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
1 post, 22:00 yesterday
Farm products (raw milk, etc.) nearby Baden?
Started by: vongillus · 15.Jan.2019 · Food and drink
39 posts, 21:35 yesterday
Snow chain requirements
The best is when you see somebody, usually with foreign plates, putting snow chains on the back of their front wheel drive cars, never ceases to amuse me and you see it a few times every very season in Verbier !
Started by: Tom1234 · 13.Jan.2019 · Transportation/driving
5 posts, 21:10 yesterday
Kurz Gymi Exam centre
Started by: MDCP · 11.Nov.2018 · Education
20 posts, 20:33 yesterday
Post Billag question
Just recieved the letter from SERAFE for my property in Switzerland. Just done plenty of searching and think this should answer questions for most... https://www.bakom.admin... For most of us, I believe this small FAQ portion…
Started by: evianers · 1.Apr.2018 · Daily life
3 posts, 20:02 yesterday
Reserve parking for apartment move - where…
Started by: Swisstobe · 15.Jan.2019 · Housing in general
1 post, 20:02 yesterday
Lausanne Netball Club
Started by: teddo · 15.Jan.2019 · Commercial events
3 posts, 19:43 yesterday
Taxation when stocks go down
Started by: maxiii · 15.Jan.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
15 posts, 18:45 yesterday
2019 Englishforum.ch User Database Security…
Started by: aSwissInTheUS · 15.Jan.2019 · Forum support
37 posts, 18:44 yesterday
Scratched my car getting out of public parking
The trick with car not having power steering was(is) to turn the wheel while moving, never when stopped. That way the steer was much easier. Manual trasmission: it seems to me it can be more tricky with automatic trasmission, where…
Started by: logo123 · 31.Mar.2016 · Transportation/driving
19 posts, 17:34 yesterday
Divorce - 2nd Pillar Fund Equally splitting…
Unlikely, yes, but it does happen. Even if both parties are in full agreement on the terms of the divorce, the judge may reject the agreement and ask for a new one, or impose his/her own conditions, if s/he believes that one party would…
Started by: Space Master · 10.Jan.2019 · Family matters/health
17 posts, 17:10 yesterday
Gravel bikes
Just found this thread. Another gravel rider here! I mainly explore the forests around Zurich (particularly south side of the lake) and have found some good terrain. Always looking for more and hope to get a good few rides in from Spring…
Started by: Jamboree · 18.Mar.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
2 posts, 16:19 yesterday
Hello everyone! New to the Forum but not…
Started by: ConfusedGruyere · 14.Jan.2019 · Introductions
1 post, 16:06 yesterday
Questions about register as self-employed…
Started by: SSH · 15.Jan.2019 · Employment
5 posts, 15:32 yesterday
Dropping out before completing education
Started by: NotAllThere · 8.Jan.2019 · Education
9 posts, 15:29 yesterday
How does the basic plan of Assura work?!
Exactly! ECA is mandatory. You'll need to get a policy from them. It seems you are confusing different things together. Do you have an ECA fire insurance policy? If not, you need to get that.
Started by: Roboticist · 15.Jan.2019 · Insurance
9 posts, 15:15 yesterday
Was englishforum's forum-software hacked?
Started by: ChrisNeedsToKnow · 15.Jan.2019 · Complaints corner
19 posts, 15:12 yesterday
Tax statement for foreigners
What kind of Health care costs can be deduced? In Switzerland health insurance is obligatory so no health costs. Is it the amount of your franchise or is it about "so-so health" expenses like going for vacation to an exclusive SPA?
Started by: loukaskom · 7.Jan.2019 · Finance/banking/taxation
28 posts, 15:05 yesterday
How is life in Goldau for a family of 4…
Not sure about this, but to my understanding if there is a disorderly brexit and there is no transition period, then the agreement to protect the current rights of UK nationals in CH (and vice-versa) does not apply to new arrivals,…
Started by: AndyKent · 13.Jan.2019 · Introductions
2 posts, 14:14 yesterday
Swiss Education Statistics
Started by: higgsboson · 15.Jan.2019 · Other/general
1 post, 14:13 yesterday
PICZ Photo Studio Open Day
Started by: Bananahead · 15.Jan.2019 · Commercial events
The Local Switzerland
Brits in EU demand to be spared from Brexit

Brits in EU demand to be spared from Brexit 'train crash' after May's deal rejected

Lawmakers in the UK parliament overwhelmingly rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal on Tuesday evening sparking frustration among EU leaders and anger from campaigners for the rights of Britons across Europe who were left furious by the prime minister's statement.

 Nuclear arms treaty faces collapse after failed US-Russia talks

Nuclear arms treaty faces collapse after failed US-Russia talks

The survival of a key nuclear arms control treaty was cast further in doubt Tuesday after the US and Russia blamed each other for pushing the agreement to the brink of collapse.

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

A 20-year-old Swedish woman died after being struck by an avalanche in the Swiss canton of Valais on Tuesday.

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