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Old 02.10.2019, 17:18
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Taxes on leaving Switzerland

I plan on leaving Switzerland at the end of this month. How will I go about paying tax on this years income? I live in Zug.
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Old 02.10.2019, 17:19
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Re: Taxes on leaving Switzerland

Go to the tax office, you will have to file your taxes and they will be pretty quick in coming back to you.
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Old 02.10.2019, 17:48
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Go to the tax office, you will have to file your taxes and they will be pretty quick in coming back to you.

Yes, but normally I need to supply various documents which I receive the following year.
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Old 02.10.2019, 17:57
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Re: Taxes on leaving Switzerland

Can't help with taxes but sorry to hear you're leaving. Hope you're off to amazing adventures. Keep in touch with EF.
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Re: Taxes on leaving Switzerland

Monthly salary slips, any bank statements you can get online.
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Re: Taxes on leaving Switzerland

I had this problem when leaving. They still legally have to de-register you even if you haven't filed your taxes. They have to provide your certificate of de-registration too.

Don't take no for an answer.

When I Was leaving they insisted on my taxes being done and I'd have to pay it. They did it pronto and they ended up owing me. I didn't get the refund for 6 months though
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Yes, but normally I need to supply various documents which I receive the following year.
Contact HR.

Certainly they can produce a Lohnausweis once your contract has ended.

If you're on a predefined monthly salary that should be doable in advance as well. After all HR know today already what it will be in 29 days.
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Re: Taxes on leaving Switzerland

No disaster will happen, if you simply just leave, de-register, cancel all of your contracts, without specifically informing the tax authority.
They'll certainly find you with any outstanding tax bill (or overpayment, should that be the case) on the address that you provided when de-registering.
Actually that happened to me.

First they sent me two payment slips to be paid (approx. 200 CHF in total, as far as I remember), then something like a year later, they've sent me another letter, asking for my IBAN number, as I have some overpayment and they need to re-pay something like 70 CHF...

I was wondering why was it so difficult to calculate my balance only once, but correctly...
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Old 03.10.2019, 18:47
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Contact HR.

Certainly they can produce a Lohnausweis once your contract has ended.

If you're on a predefined monthly salary that should be doable in advance as well. After all HR know today already what it will be in 29 days.

Well I am actually unemployed at the moment. I will not be able to get the necessary documentation on time but the important thing is that I can deregister on time and pay the taxes later
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Well I am actually unemployed at the moment. I will not be able to get the necessary documentation on time but the important thing is that I can deregister on time and pay the taxes later
They will want an amount in cash pro rata to last year, unless something is very different. I had to overpay 1500, which was refunded in 2 months after I did the part year tax return
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