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Gift Tax Question (non Swiss resident)

I have a question regarding gift tax.
I don't live in Switzerland anymore, but I still have a bank account there, what happens if I receive a gift from a first degree relative that lives inSwitzerland?
Is there a tax liability in Switzerland (specifically in canton Basel Land)?
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Old 03.08.2019, 17:21
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I have a question regarding gift tax.
I don't live in Switzerland anymore, but I still have a bank account there, what happens if I receive a gift from a first degree relative that lives inSwitzerland?
Is there a tax liability in Switzerland (specifically in canton Basel Land)?
Absolutely nothing. You have zero connection with Basel Land, unless of course the person donating the money lives there. Being a first degree relative can be a no of things, so if you actually stated the relationship it might help.
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Absolutely nothing. You have zero connection with Basel Land, unless of course the person donating the money lives there. Being a first degree relative can be a no of things, so if you actually stated the relationship it might help.
hi, it would be my father, and he still lives in Switzerland (Basel Land), I lived there for a year when I was a student, but that was like 3 years ago.
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hi, it would be my father, and he still lives in Switzerland (Basel Land), I lived there for a year when I was a student, but that was like 3 years ago.
Then normal Swiss rules would apply
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Then normal Swiss rules would apply
May I ask why this would be?

We don't even know where OP lives or what nationality he has, he should look what his local laws say about this.

As for Basel-land no tax on gifts from parents.
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May I ask why this would be?

We don't even know where OP lives or what nationality he has, he should look what his local laws say about this.

As for Basel-land no tax on gifts from parents.
The question is about Swiss taxation, so where the OP lives or his nationality are irrelevant.
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