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Old 12.10.2019, 09:28
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Re: How does it work with taxes already paid in UK?

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If you want to object the Swiss tax assessment (Veranlagungsverfügung) you must do as instructed on the assessment and within the stated time limit. Otherwise it becomes legally binding w/o any further possibility to object.

You will have to object against the federal tax and the canton/commune tax assessments separately.

AFAIK provisional bills are provisional. Paying them does not mean you accept them. Only a final bill (Schlussrechnung) would be binding. Also, in canton Zurich you must pay the provisional bill for the federal tax (exact amount). The provisional bill for the canton/commune tax is more like a suggestion.

There is a double taxation treaty CH-UK

PS: Form what you said it looks like in the UK the company was taxed, whereas in CH you as a private individual is taxed. Be aware that the Swiss tax law has some tax reliefs in case dividend is paid by company where you have a certain ownership.
If I already have a conversation underway and not yet resolved, does the deadline still apply?

I am surprised that I need to take this up with both the federal tax and the canton/commune tax authorities. In the letter sent to me, any appeal is to be submitted to the cantonal tax office. I will write them to confirm this, nonetheless. Thanks for pointing it out as I do not want to be caught out.

There are no invoices received as yet, just the computation schedules. This was sent to me by the cantonal tax office but includes federal tax computations(?)... this is confusing indeed.
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