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Old 04.01.2011, 20:00
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2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

I get taxed at source but filed my 2009 tax return just in time for the deadline (I hope). I have heard/received absolutely nothing since then. Anyone else in the same position?
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Old 04.01.2011, 20:03
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

My husband recently contacted his accountant to enquire about his 2009 tax and was advised that the tax office had yet to process his return and that they had up to 5 years to do so
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Old 04.01.2011, 20:14
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

I submitted mine in very good time and also have not yet received an answer from the tax office.
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Old 04.01.2011, 20:26
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

I guess it depends where you live.

I filed mine late, as always (but still within the September 30 deadline, as I always request a delay, and finally remember to post it on or before September30), and, as usual, got my results with a month.

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Old 05.01.2011, 11:50
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

Thanks for the responses. Glad to hear I'm not the only one still waiting.
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Old 05.01.2011, 11:55
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

I'm still waiting too Probably because they owe me money
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Old 05.01.2011, 12:05
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

I just got the 2008 one last month, so I am not expecting the 2009 one anytime soon...
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Old 05.01.2011, 12:33
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

Man, and people bitch about the IRS....
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Old 05.01.2011, 12:58
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Man, and people bitch about the IRS....
Waiting too, filed in August

I did read in a newspaper somewhere that they have a huge backlog; blaming foreigners if I remember correctly.....

Something to do with more foreigners = more tax returns; does not sound a feasible excuse to me but as the Irish say "why spoil a good story with the truth"
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:02
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

My accountant in Vevey, just this week, told me that Canton Vaud switched to a new tax software to process tax returns, and that those of us with Vaud taxes should expect a long delay. I am still waiting on my 2009 Vaud tax return as well...
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:31
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

My accountant in Basel suggested that I'd be lucky to hear anything within 12 months.
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:39
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Re: 2009 Tax Return - Heard Anything

waiting as well. But this I got used to as it is the same every year.
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:40
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

My tax guy said 18months to get my money
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:41
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

If our 2009 tax return is similar to our 2008 tax return we should receive our refund 13 months after we filed it!!

The Swiss are usually so efficient with things except when it comes to Ausland permit renewals and tax refunds!
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Old 05.01.2011, 13:50
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

We just paid our 2009 taxes last month.

They will find you soon enough.
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Old 05.01.2011, 15:26
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

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We just paid our 2009 taxes last month.

They will find you soon enough.
I think the problem being discussed here is that most people have paid Quellensteuer and are awaiting refunds. Typical that they get their payments sharpish though
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Old 05.01.2011, 17:34
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

Also waiting for the 2009 return on Quellensteuer. Called up the tax office a couple of months back, and they said that since I shifted Cantons within the year, my present Canton is still waiting for the response from the old Canton!
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Old 05.01.2011, 17:43
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

If we owe them money, they charge interest on the amount owed. Maybe delay = more interest earned?
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If we owe them money, they charge interest on the amount owed. Maybe delay = more interest earned?
if THEY owe you money they also pay YOU interest accrued from the submission date suggested on the original request to file.

swings / roundabouts etc.
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Re: 2009 tax return filed, but heard nothing back yet

Yeah, they should pay interest if they are the cause of the delay, but why should I pay them interest if they are causing the delay?



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