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Old 21.06.2013, 16:15
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Re: Sell property on mortgage

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This is true.
First time I have done this - so I will update this thread once I have spoken with my accountant.

We have just found a small apartment in the same village for about 300 K - about half the price of what we received from the sale. Perhaps it works on percentages - maybe half price is half the Gewinsteuer?

Anyone else know how this is calculated?
i can't speak for switzerland specifically, but a typical deferral scheme is that the gain is rolled over into the new asset.

for example, if you bought for 600 and sold for 800, you have a gain of 200.

when you buy your new place, you pay 300, and roll your gain into it so that your deemed cost is (300-200) = 100.

when you sell your place in the future for 400, you gain is calculated at 400-100 = 300 of gain.

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