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18 posts, 02:06 today
Moving residence to CH, Creating GMBH, non-swiss…
Yes, it's allowed. Yes a Swiss GmbH can have contracts with non-Swiss companies. To my knowledge, there are no "contractor accountants". You'll need a local accountant in Zurich, or Zug. To set up the company, you'll need to talk to a…
Started by: Ktyak · 10.Nov.2018 · Business & entrepreneur
82 posts, 01:44 today
Zurich company illegally supports the European…
All financially supported by Swiss companies? :eek: Or how did this get into this thread? So Robert de Niro's video went viral. The only thing it made clear to me; The guy is on the same level as Trump. In fact, he's even ahead of…
Started by: Treverus · 12.Nov.2018 · Swiss politics/news
3 posts, 01:06 today
(SPOILER) Did anyone already watch Fantastic…
Started by: ETHZ · 17.Nov.2018 · Entertainment & dining
2 posts, 00:33 today
The Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies
Started by: k_and_e · 16.Nov.2018 · International affairs/politics
71 posts, 00:17 today
Will Trump get reelected
I see, the last sentence in that post of mine caught the attention. I should have known better than to drop that in this day and age. My emphasis was more on her strange idea that it is of any importance to the world whether she…
Started by: robBob · 13.Oct.2018 · International affairs/politics
77 posts, 00:05 today
Emotional abuse from husband and permit…
You're barking up the wrong tree. Frankly you're getting quite annoying after what can only be intentional misinterpretation of what I wrote in #58. Only an imbecile could honestly think that "OP will have to prove the abuse" means…
Started by: MooodyCow · 14.Nov.2018 · Daily life
3 posts, 00:03 today
Free airport parking Basel
Started by: milsam · 16.Nov.2018 · Transportation/driving
4 posts, 23:40 yesterday
Looking for a Business Partner
Started by: SouthA · 16.Nov.2018 · Business & entrepreneur
6 posts, 23:34 yesterday
Unilateral Holiday Cut?
The legal minimum is 20 days (a few more for employees < 20 years of age), so they can't go below that. Afaik, anything beyond that is at the discretion of an organization and that includes the extra days for "Kader". Everything else…
Started by: volver · 15.Nov.2018 · Employment
42 posts, 22:30 yesterday
Does anyone else struggle more sleeping…
haha no. But I'm very sensitive to the altitude change. For example, when did visit the Jungfraujoch i fainted due to the thin air up there. I live in Zurich which is only like 450m above sea level, but a 425m difference nonetheless
Started by: PaoloFeser · 8.Nov.2018 · Daily life
22 posts, 21:03 yesterday
Insurer refusing to pay for drugs
If you are posting to me then this was/is not my basic medical insurance. Indeed the supplemental says that it covers drugs not included in the basic if prescribed by a doctor but there are also lists. :eek: It is not an open…
Started by: MrJolly · 16.Nov.2018 · Insurance
23 posts, 20:30 yesterday
EBay.de is driving me absolutely crazy
Bid the highest you're willing to pay at any time before the end. If someone snipes you, they've driven the price higher than you were willing to pay. Competitive overbidding on eBay is no different to getting carried away in a real…
Started by: kejia0131 · 4.Aug.2017 · Complaints corner
1 post, 18:56 yesterday
Don't travel by road to France tomorrow…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 16.Nov.2018 · Transportation/driving
21 posts, 17:30 yesterday
Lidl shopping bag
An idea I really like in my new home: Luxembourg made a nationwide campaign in 2004 and since then do all supermarkets stop selling their own bags. They sell a 100% recycled bag from the local recycling business. Best part: Whenever it is…
Started by: omtatsat · 16.Nov.2018 · Items wanted
15 posts, 16:48 yesterday
Tageskarte Gemeinde - Zurich Stadt
Yes, the Gemeinde Stadt Zürich stopped offering Tageskarten some years ago. Apparently the costs of administrating the whole thing didn't seem worthwhile. The decison is odd maybe, seeing most other Gemeindes don't seem to have this…
Started by: mahmed · 10.Oct.2010 · Transportation/driving
41 posts, 16:30 yesterday
What gifts from USA do the Swiss like?
In my experiences they really like things local Americana i guess i would call it, some thing hard to find say here in CH. And on the theme of local. For me, a T-shirt from a local Radio Station has worked as well as items from your…
Started by: CaSwiss · 15.Nov.2018 · Daily life
37 posts, 16:26 yesterday
500Fr for 5000km scooter maintenance?
Agree, but what term would be used for fixing or reattaching an existing piece? Also, just thinking that do do some of the other jobs it may have been necessary to remove the stand and then to 'montier' it :-) Also, do kickstands…
Started by: szdro · 14.Nov.2018 · Transportation/driving
11 posts, 16:19 yesterday
Vintage Computer Festival, Rote Fabrik…
Will try and get a long this year (I always seem to forget it is on until these EF reminders :) ) . The list of systems that will be there this year looks very interesting. Note to self - Must enter a note in the diary and email them in…
Started by: Jdr · 11.Nov.2018 · Commercial events
1 post, 15:27 yesterday
Wanted: Baby Jogger City Select Kinderwagen
Started by: Rachimus · 16.Nov.2018 · Items wanted
25 posts, 14:32 yesterday
Do you have experience living in Amsterdam…
I have lived in both countries and well, to sum it up: - Amsterdam isn't the Netherlands. I experienced the Dutch life style, Amsterdam in particular is pretty different... just as Paris isn't and average place in France either. - the…
Started by: Gramatyka356 · 13.Nov.2018 · Other/general
52 posts, 14:25 yesterday
Advice on washing machine needed
If it is 400v, then yes, you just have to change the wall socket too, but it's nothing more than changing the wall socket, i.e. no special wiring. I guess it's like this... https://www.hausgartenle... but if yours is 230 then no…
Started by: Irinah · 7.Jul.2017 · Housing in general
70 posts, 14:22 yesterday
Swiss Gipfeli Croissant
Somehow reminded me of the Woody Allen joke...two elderly women are at a restaurant and one of 'em says, "Boy, the food at this place is really terrible." The other one says, "Yeah, I know; and such small portions."
Started by: omtatsat · 13.Nov.2018 · Food and drink
52 posts, 13:47 yesterday
Buying and Fitting New Winter Tyres
I know most of you probably know, but you need to factor in 7.7% Swiss import on the entire cost, including fitting. I only recently found out that car service & repair costs are subject to duty, including labour. I live 25 mins from…
Started by: Neil MacLeod · 17.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
19 posts, 13:19 yesterday
Learning more about bike repair?
80+ quid for a torque wrench? I think you may have a nut loose. Thing is, there are different needs for different usage models. If you've forked out several thousand notes for some exotic beastie weighing just a couple of kilos then I…
Started by: Principia Discordia · 15.Nov.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
11 posts, 12:19 yesterday
Would you recommend a Dentist in France…
He is conventionné, which means that he charges the standard rate that is reimbursed by the public health system in France. You can find a list of the prices here: https://www.mutuel.org/t...
Started by: Nbase · 14.Nov.2018 · Family matters/health
8 posts, 11:35 yesterday
Work in Basel live in France
First, thank you for your answer! Could you elaborate on the tax? in some website I read they are paid in France, some in Swizerland. Also many confusing terms like "taxed at base". Would be great if someone have more insight about…
Started by: freiburger · 15.Nov.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 11:31 yesterday
Registering in Kanton Zug at Migrationsamt
Started by: Dack Rambo · 12.Nov.2018 · Daily life
35 posts, 11:05 yesterday
Employment in Vaud
The course I attended was unstructured. Everyday we were just gathered together, given a topic and left alone. I did not know French at all. Before the course I managed to mimic French with my English, exchange "I" with "Je", "You" with…
Started by: aten · 15.Nov.2018 · Employment
43 posts, 10:12 yesterday
Your favourite Swiss German expression
How much more obvious could it possibly be? Provided one speaks the language. I think I would like to implement the word "crapeli" into SwissGerman. For the Swiss Gipfeli. (Not my idea but flow23's).
Started by: Inselaeffli · 15.Oct.2018 · Language corner
21 posts, 10:11 yesterday
Cable Car over Zurich Lake... what do you…
But seeing the stations are in the air, they can easily fit in above existing facilities at said stations, with some modifications of course to provide access to the platforms. I don't think the strains on cables are an issue. The…
Started by: krlock3 · 14.Nov.2018 · Daily life
4 posts, 09:54 yesterday
Notary and Lawyer German Part - Company opening
Started by: Annade · 15.Nov.2018 · Other/general
5 posts, 07:53 yesterday
Hallo from Indonesian
Started by: Javaneselady · 15.Nov.2018 · Introductions
10 posts, 07:33 yesterday
Hello from another English speaker
Good day to you all, I have recently moved to the French side of Switzerland. Getting a hang of the Swiss way of life... Must say its not the easiest. I lived in UK, Germany and now in Switzerland. Travelled quite a bit around the…
Started by: Jeep Life · 13.Nov.2018 · Introductions
3 posts, 01:58 yesterday
Vinyl records with oldschool dance music
Started by: Flatline82 · 4.Nov.2018 · Items wanted
9 posts, 01:45 yesterday
Is there a waiting period?
You're welcome. No I don't have a straight forward answer how to sort out which version you would like/would be best for you ;) Also I am not a insurance agent. According to this (German but hey, you quote Polo Hofer :)), you…
Started by: LorraineBCH · 15.Nov.2018 · Insurance
12 posts, 00:13 yesterday
Swiss cover letter style, & dumbing down…
Maybe you can find something for yourself amongst startups? You did not write anything about your skills. Can you help in office IT, customer support, sales? I hope that startups may be more willing to hire you quickly as they usually…
Started by: ZuriKiwi · 30.Oct.2018 · Employment
9 posts, 21:32 15.Nov.2018
Jiffy Cornbread
Started by: lkate · 15.Nov.2018 · Food and drink
47 posts, 21:22 15.Nov.2018
Reclaim Billag's illegal VAT: money refund
BTW, if you are a member of Coop's hello family then you can print pdf from this page sbb reduction and get the junior card for 20 CHF. Actually, nobody asked me at sbb if I'm a member... I just gave them printed gutschein.
Started by: CorsebouTheReturn · 27.Mar.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
18 posts, 21:14 15.Nov.2018
Special Swiss Certification for Wall Switches?
Hoi Tom, I'm thinking of installing the Aqara switches from Xiaomi. Tested one and works beautifully. Works without Internet too. However, no European or US certifications for the switch yet (only Chinese ones). https://
Started by: flavio · 14.Nov.2018 · Housing in general
8 posts, 20:20 15.Nov.2018
Hello
Started by: ima · 11.Nov.2018 · Introductions
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