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Tax return help in Zurich

I am in mid to wild panic as have found out that the company I was hoping to help me with my tax returns has dissolved.

Please could someone recommend me a company they have used themselves - preferably with offices in a Zurich and hopefully not costing a fortune.

I can’t / do not want to do this myself as do not speak a word of the language and really need a professional. My situation is fairly straight forward as do not have investments and my firm takes care of normal WHT bla bla.

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Old 19.09.2018, 19:35
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Re: Tax return help in Zurich

Go to your local tax office, they provide free help, often even in English.

That's what I did when I had to do my first return in Italian.

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Old 19.09.2018, 19:39
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Go to your local tax office, they provide free help, often even in English.

That's what I did when I had to do my first return in Italian.

Tom
Thanks Tom, but I need someone to do this professionally and not just looking for guidance (tax office - however friendly are not gonna write my form for me...).

Thanks though!
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Old 19.09.2018, 19:41
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I need someone to do this professionally and not just looking for guidance (tax office - however friendly are not gonna write my form for me...).
Actually, they pretty much did when I went.

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Old 19.09.2018, 19:56
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Actually, they pretty much did when I went.

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You serious? Did they speak Italian??
Might give it a shot!!

Thanks!!
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Re: Tax return help in Zurich

Use the software Private Tax, it is pretty simple.
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Re: Tax return help in Zurich

I used Steuern59 (www.steuern59.ch) for the last three years.
Cheap and quick, speak good English and very helpful. If your tax is straightforward then you can't go wrong for 59 chf.
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You serious? Did they speak Italian??
Actually, I started with French, and the guy switched to fluent and accent-less English!

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I used Steuern59 (www.steuern59.ch) for the last three years.
Cheap and quick, speak good English and very helpful. If your tax is straightforward then you can't go wrong for 59 chf.
Might be of interest then...

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I used Steuern59 (www.steuern59.ch) for the last three years.
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very disturbing.. luckily I went to the office and didn't use the App
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Re: Tax return help in Zurich

Tax Partners in Zurich. Ask for Peter Vogt. It'll cost you about 1,000 CHF, but I always ended up getting at least double of that back....plus you can offset cost of tax prep in your tax returns.
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Re: Tax return help in Zurich

This is terrifying! Then again -I’m never gonna trust anything in this country that costs less than dinner.

Thankfully on Tom’s advice went to the tax office people today and they’ve given a nice extension. Have also arranged a consultation with a central Zürich based accountant and am hoping that should take care of it.

A very kind soul from the forum also offered his help in showing me around the official software so will take him up on that for next year and will brave 2018 myself

Thanks all!
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....plus you can offset cost of tax prep in your tax returns.
How exactly do you do that?
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How exactly do you do that?

a) a simple tax declaration in ZRH does never cost 1K
b) Tax consultants fee is not deductible.


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Tax Partners in Zurich. Ask for Peter Vogt. It'll cost you about 1,000 CHF, but I always ended up getting at least double of that back....plus you can offset cost of tax prep in your tax returns.
I paid 80 CHF last year
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b) Tax consultants fee is not deductible.


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As I thought
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I paid 80 CHF last year
k_and_e - could you please give me the contacts of this amazing advisor?
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http://www.jv-treuhand.ch/

80 - 100 CHF for the tax return and in Dubendorf.
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