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Re: Trading US Stocks while in Switzerland ==> Owe Switzerland Taxes?

Ok, two people saying opposite things here.

Rather than hearsay, can you please provide a source or authority for why it is or is not legal? Have you sought legal advice?

Any yes, people say things are impossible or illegal all the time, when that is either untrue or something has been lost in translation, or they simply didn't know it was possible. Functionaries do it all the time. They are plenty of examples here on EF. We're all human.
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Re: Trading US Stocks while in Switzerland ==> Owe Switzerland Taxes?

Sorry to re-open this thread again, but Im a bit confused... Im trading stocks with Degiro on USA, and some stocks pay dividends that are - in total per year - less than 20 usd probably...

Do we have to still pay taxes on USA? Plus, the dividends that I get from DEGIRO seem to be taxed already...
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Re: Trading US Stocks while in Switzerland ==> Owe Switzerland Taxes?

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Sorry to re-open this thread again, but Im a bit confused... Im trading stocks with Degiro on USA, and some stocks pay dividends that are - in total per year - less than 20 usd probably...

Do we have to still pay taxes on USA? Plus, the dividends that I get from DEGIRO seem to be taxed already...
You claim the US tax back & then pay Swiss tax on dividends
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You claim the US tax back & then pay Swiss tax on dividends
Thanks Farmanfilms! I got just losses - or underperform to dont sound that terrible - and probably less than 20 chf in dividends, do I have to do something?
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Thanks Farmanfilms! I got just losses - or underperform to dont sound that terrible - and probably less than 20 chf in dividends, do I have to do something?
If you fill in a tax return you need to state the dividends & should claim back taxes deducted. No CGT so loss or profit makes no odds.
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