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Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

I've search the forum but not found an answer.

We've moved cantons at the end of last year and as a result have had to pay a full year of tax in each canton (Geneva and Bern).

I've only just submitted the tax declaration to Bern for last year - but as I registered properly when we moved, they have sent me tax bills, which I've paid.

So the question is how do I get my tax back from Geneva canton? People tell me I shall get it back and Bern will get the full year's taxes - but no one can tell me how to get it back. I can't find anything on the Geneva canton website to tell me.

Anyone know what the procedure is (or where the instructions are on the Geneva tax website)?

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Old 05.10.2017, 22:16
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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

I do not know how to do it, but I know it can be a cumbersome procedure:

https://www.englishforum.ch/finance-...n-cantons.html
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Old 05.10.2017, 22:18
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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

It would have been best not to pay either.

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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

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I've search the forum but not found an answer.

We've moved cantons at the end of last year and as a result have had to pay a full year of tax in each canton (Geneva and Bern).

I've only just submitted the tax declaration to Bern for last year - but as I registered properly when we moved, they have sent me tax bills, which I've paid.

So the question is how do I get my tax back from Geneva canton? People tell me I shall get it back and Bern will get the full year's taxes - but no one can tell me how to get it back. I can't find anything on the Geneva canton website to tell me.

Anyone know what the procedure is (or where the instructions are on the Geneva tax website)?

Cheers

Hi, did it eventually work? Did you manage to return the second tax?
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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

It worked out just fine. Geneva returned the money in a few weeks after the request was made. But it wasnít until all the new canton was paid up and happy.
Iím afraid after three years I canít quite remember the procedure. Just that it was fine in the end and not much hassle and it only happened after the new canton finished completely
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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

So I am on C and need to pre-pay estimate of my 2020 taxes by the end of July to Kt. Solothurn. I am in the meantime moving back to Kt. ZH before July. As you can imagine, I am not super thrilled about pre-paying Solothurn taxes instead of ZŁrich taxes, let alone pre-paying both!

I'll get in touch with the Steueramt here and try to get myself off their hitlist for 2020. I will post it here in case this will be applicable to other kanton changes since I doubt many would be going SO->ZH.

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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

Hi all,
I moved from AG to JU.
AG had already received my taxes for the year.
AG had to transfer the taxes of the year to JU. ( JU came with extra bill)


I wonder if it is canton related or is it same for all canton? meaning you pay full year to the canton where you relocate to.

@ Bozza, any news?

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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

I only pay once I have received the final bill, no pre-pay.

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Re: Double canton tax refund after moving cantons

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Hi all,
I moved from AG to JU.
AG had already received my taxes for the year.
AG had to transfer the taxes of the year to JU. ( JU came with extra bill)


I wonder if it is canton related or is it same for all canton? meaning you pay full year to the canton where you relocate to.

@ Bozza, any news?

Regards,
Oh, thanks for the reminder. I emailed Kt. SO, they said that if I move out during the year I don't need to prepay, even though prepayment is due through the year. So the money is sitting in my bank account ready for Kt. ZH to pounce once I register there (in a few weeks).

@St. Lemans, don't you have to pay interest if you don't pay the prepayment bills that they send?
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