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6 posts, 16:09 today
Alimony- guidance figure/percent of salary
Hi Nik Assuming, you will move out of the apartment, the amount you will have to pay to your child will be a sum of so-called Barunterhalt (direct maintenance) and Betreuungsunterhalt (existence minimum for his mother, for as long as…
Started by: NikGreenlandPlace · 21.Oct.2018 · Daily life
98 posts, 16:08 today
Caught driving without a license - question
They will pay, then will go after the guy to have the money back from him. Specific it was, as I was answering a specific question. Sorry if you did not like the semantics. To each their own. However, back to topic now please, as…
Started by: bigblue2 · 18.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
12 posts, 16:02 today
Electrician recommendation
Hi, I am highly recommending fellow EF member electrician OFX. He came over and hung very heavy chandelier and another two ceiling lamps very quickly. I contacted him yesterday and he came over today and finished the job in no time. He…
Started by: Sandpiper · 9.Mar.2015 · Housing in general
95 posts, 15:58 today
Leaving to live in the EU & cashing in a…
DDT often only give credit for tax paid in the other country rather than exempting from tax in the other country. Swiss withholding tax can be reclaimed if it can be shown the money is taxable elsewhere.
Started by: fatmanfilms · 5.Jun.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 15:40 today
Laundromat?
Started by: weetruffle · 22.Oct.2018 · Housing in general
4 posts, 15:32 today
People inthe romandie are a bunch of druggies!
Started by: st2lemans · 22.Oct.2018 · Swiss politics/news
6 posts, 15:13 today
Broken suitcase with Swiss, reimbursed (good…
It can be really easy, I sent an email & within 24 hours was given a form asking for banking details. Within 24 hours of returning the form I was informed its been approved & payment will shortly be made. Unfortunately the nominated…
Started by: alsion · 22.Oct.2018 · Daily life
96 posts, 15:00 today
Khashoggi in Saudi Embassy.
Every little detail of this story was obvious since day one, just the chopped body is missing. Reason why it takes this long to get the truth out on media is merely due to the US protecting the Saudis, taking further advantage from…
Started by: omtatsat · 12.Oct.2018 · International affairs/politics
35 posts, 14:58 today
Christmas in October? Stop it now
My push present was given to me by an angel. Also known as the anaesthesiologist. BEST PUSH PRESENT EHVAW. But that's not the only weird experience: there was also ladies getting replacement engagement rings from Swarovski. Let me…
Started by: omtatsat · 21.Oct.2018 · Daily life
5 posts, 14:51 today
Interlaken and surrounding areas for 1-2…
Started by: bellachattree · 22.Oct.2018 · Travel/day trips/free time
4 posts, 14:46 today
Hello from Hungary
Started by: Gazso · 21.Oct.2018 · Introductions
3 posts, 14:46 today
Drivers license- marriage name change-Geneva
Started by: nikkitay · 22.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
16 posts, 14:41 today
Legality in Exiting Sub-let contract early…
Newsflash to you - she doesn't give a single f**k about your employer and what he has to say. Money only. No. It should be reasonable though for her to review given the circumstances. What's reasonable is ultimately up to the courts to…
Started by: NPinZH · 14.Oct.2018 · Housing in general
2 posts, 13:54 today
Buying something that can only be sent to…
Started by: chinensis8 · 22.Oct.2018 · Other/general
11 posts, 13:49 today
Dentist recommendation
Hi LuganoPirate, you have somewhat misunderstood me. I wasn't rooting specifically for Swiss dentists; sadly, there are plenty of examples of rip-offs in Switzerland by colleagues of ours as I had previously written in other posts (and…
Started by: Bellanana · 13.Oct.2018 · Family matters/health
5 posts, 13:49 today
Renting a car in Japan: CH license wont work...
Started by: Treverus · 22.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
12 posts, 13:44 today
Rav Payment after going part time
I believe the point I am making is still valid. Which is: If you tell the RAV (it might actually be the ALK) that you are only interested in working x% of time then they will adjust your payments accordingly. This question is asked…
Started by: kilns · 22.Oct.2018 · Employment
14 posts, 13:41 today
Orthodontic Treatment in Germany
I went to see an orthodontist in Zug. At the moment I'm waiting for a quote for the Invisalign treatment. The friendly doctor said it's going to be nowhere near the prices that were mentioned in the thread. Well...we shall see...I will…
Started by: amybum · 31.Oct.2017 · Family matters/health
2 posts, 13:36 today
Horseback riding near Kilchberg
Started by: bellachattree · 22.Oct.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
1 post, 13:35 today
Looking for German and Math teacher(s) for…
Started by: Score · 22.Oct.2018 · Education
119 posts, 13:33 today
The Swiss Public Transport System
Your fine is doubled the second time you are caught and tripled the third time, so they need a national database to do the proper counting :) "From the third time a person is caught, a report is always made to the police" (ZVV). The good…
Started by: Longbyt · 14.Sep.2010 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 13:25 today
Motorcycle license test training partner
Started by: Seldaek · 22.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
3 posts, 13:22 today
Automated regular trades Interactive Brokers
Started by: Phil_MCR · 22.Oct.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
19 posts, 12:56 today
Place to buy 2 by 4 lumber in Switzerland
Möbelfuss :D But that is the generic term for any foot/leg of a furniture. More specific, the following terms are used: Bodenausgleichschraube, Verstellfuss, Nivilierfuss, Ausgleichfuss, Regulierschraube, Stellfuss
Started by: walkerwalker · 19.Oct.2018 · Other/general
6 posts, 12:47 today
Anyone had trouble with their Macbook Pro…
This repair program has been a bit dodgy, wrt the dates going back and screens with additional damage (like mine). I have seen many message boards with others who have had mixed results at Apple stores. But I agree, my experiences with…
Started by: fduvall · 26.Sep.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
10 posts, 11:57 today
How long does it take to find apartment in Zug?
If you are single and don't speak much German you may want to live as close to the city of Zug as possible. While Zug has a lot to offer, it's likely you will want to be able to get into Zurich easily and the main station in Zug offers…
Started by: cripplejitsu · 16.Oct.2018 · Housing in general
117 posts, 11:33 today
Nestle cuts 580 IT/Logistics jobs in Swiss…
Let me rephrase myself. In recent years the corporate bureaucracy hijacked the term Agile. It is nothing more but a micromanagement focusing on fast delivery. Engineers should just listen to the stake holders and execute. There's no…
Started by: Verbier · 29.May.2018 · Other/general
20 posts, 11:10 today
Electric car owners, what are…
For a Hybrid (PHEV) to be actually useful, you have to have a specific usage-pattern. And IMO, it only makes sense for Diesel-PHEVs. Normal, petrol PHEVs have a rather small motor and just aren't that efficient on a long-distance…
Started by: Pather · 21.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
22 posts, 10:52 today
Shopping at Foxtown is it worth it ?
Everywhere at the moment as all retailers are trying to get rid of those with the old logo / or just sell out if they have been discarded as a retailer (Rimowa is cancelling most 3rd party retailers)
Started by: andreacardona · 20.Oct.2018 · Other/general
37 posts, 10:25 today
Private car sale - test drive
For test driving bikes I've had both the scanned drivers licence and signed document accepting liability, and others throwing keys at you from dealers. Never been asked to give a deposit for a test drive. That said I am looking for a…
Started by: eyebeebe · 19.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
7 posts, 10:18 today
Dermatologist for mole removal Zug
I have seen dermatologist Thomas Krusche at Centramed in Zug: https://www.centramed.ch... It took about 2 weeks to get an appointment cold calling, and he speaks very good English too. I had a few moles removed, all very quick,…
Started by: swissway · 22.Sep.2017 · Family matters/health
3 posts, 10:10 today
Veterinerian (Ortopedist) in Basel or Zurich…
Started by: EceErgin · 22.Oct.2018 · Pet corner
35 posts, 09:59 today
VOIP alternatives to Switzernet?
I have actually left Switzernet as well for those reseller providers. I have been using voipcheap for quite a while now but seeing that the FUP exceeds fairly quickly as you mentioned as well I am going now for megavoip. It is part of…
Started by: neddie · 29.Oct.2016 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 09:52 today
Rob Spence, the Australian/Swiss comedian
Started by: olygirl · 21.Oct.2018 · Travel/day trips/free time
2 posts, 09:07 today
Khashoggi killing- Protest?
Started by: dilip_gem · 22.Oct.2018 · International affairs/politics
5 posts, 08:00 today
Working in Pfäffikon - Freienbach SZ -…
Started by: StarForce · 21.Oct.2018 · Housing in general
1 post, 07:36 today
Looking for a Legal Consultant in Zürich…
Started by: Netscreever · 22.Oct.2018 · Business & entrepreneur
3 posts, 23:43 yesterday
Practical advice on renting your apartment…
Started by: andyou · 21.Oct.2018 · Housing in general
117 posts, 23:43 yesterday
The Smartwatch thread
Garmin Forerunner 235. 80 CHF used via Ricardo. Usually lasts 5 days on a full charge, using GPS about 75 minutes per day. No phone-call answering, no SMS writing. Just notifications of SMS and some push-notifications.
Started by: Castro · 22.Nov.2013 · TV/internet/telephone
13 posts, 23:01 yesterday
Contractor salary issue (is it a fraud)
It’s easiest to think of your base salary as your “real” salary. You will get paid during your holidays as the company “reserves” that salary for you - but it will be on the base hourly rate. A different…
Started by: tch · 19.Oct.2018 · Employment
The Local Switzerland
Switzerland sees cold start to week as Indian summer ends

Switzerland sees cold start to week as Indian summer ends

After a long period of very mild sunny weather, temperatures dipped below freezing in parts of Switzerland on Monday morning.

Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report

Swiss citizenship fees vary widely across country: report

Swiss citizenship doesn’t come cheap. While the cost of filing an application with federal authorities is relatively low (100 Swiss francs for an adult, or 150 francs for a couple), cantonal and communal authorities also charge non-refundable administrative fees which can seriously mount up.

Six super reasons to visit Bern this weekend

Six super reasons to visit Bern this weekend

Most people don't need a reason to visit Switzerland's capital. But, just in case, we've got 6 super reasons why you may want to stop by this weekend...

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