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LLC and GmbH the same?

I have a consulting business in the States and operate as an LLC. Is the Swiss equivalent of an LLC a GmbH? What about the equivalent terminology for a sole-proprietorship?
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I have a consulting business in the States and operate as an LLC. Is the Swiss equivalent of an LLC a GmbH? What about the equivalent terminology for a sole-proprietorship?
LLC is GmbH (German) and SÓrl (French).

I think that "sole-proprietorship" is "Entreprise Indivduelle" in the French Cantons. Not sure about German.


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LLC is GmbH (German) and SÓrl (French).

Not sure about German.
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I have a consulting business in the States and operate as an LLC. Is the Swiss equivalent of an LLC a GmbH? What about the equivalent terminology for a sole-proprietorship?
In German it is "die Einzelfirma".
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Re: LLC and GmbH the same?

Yes LLC - if I understand correctly stands for Limited liability company which is exactly what a GmbH is. I've got one. not to be confused with Einzelfirma as others suggest - that's a 'sole trading' company.
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