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Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

Hello again,

After a long and tumultuous negotiation it seems I will shortly be the proud owner of a franchise business in Basel.

I need some advice re. bookkeeping, and tax optimization before we officially take over on February 1st.

I would be very grateful for a recommendation?

Thanks!
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Re: Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

A friend of mine used his bank tax advisor at Basler Kantonal Bank. He is a customer there and I don't know if all banks offer this. They're probably a good starting point though and could point you in the right direction if they can't directly help you.

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Re: Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

Congrats on the new business!

From a personal perspective i use denise.collin@colfina.ch for basic tax and accounting. She is based just outside Basel, speaks English and is reasonably priced and very friendly.

I'm sure she could either help you directly or make a recommendation on someone alternative.

Best of luck...
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Re: Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

Thanks a lot for the recommendation!
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Re: Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

Bump. I've just received my (first ever) Swiss tax return. I'm in Basel Stadt. The form looks very well laid out, with instructions and even some software to help complete it. The problem is that it's in German (those pesky Swissies) and I don't speak a word of it.

I don't do anything fancy (I'm an employee, who rents an apartment, and has nothing of note to declare outside of Switzerland). I can see a recommendation for "Colfina" above; anyone know roughly what they charge? Anyone else got any recommendations?
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So, you're all tax evaders. I see.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a good accountant / tax advisor in Basel

The first year I was in Basel I got ripped off and paid almost 1000 chf, I asked around and the following year i paid less than 100 chf. It was a few years ago, but I can therefore recommend Marnic Treuhand, his number is 061 7813808.

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It may help! Thanks.
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