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Old 11.06.2011, 21:28
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Formalities while leaving

Hi,
This is Amit from Zurich, Seebach.
I will be leaving Switzerland in next 2 months, so what are the formalities i have to complete before i leave.

i am here from last 2 years and i have L permit.

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Old 14.06.2011, 11:31
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Re: Formalities while leaving

Probably not a thorough checklist, but these pop in my head right now (in order of priority, perhaps):

1) Send your landlord/lady the mandatory Kündigung (informing him/her that you will end your rental contract)
2) Start trying to sell your car
3) Drop by the Steueramt and inform them you will be de-registering soon. Ask them for the paperwork for your last tax declaration in advance.
4) Call your Telecoms (phone, TV, internet, cell phone) company and put a final service date. Same thing with your credit card, insurance companies (car insurance, private insurance, health insurance), Bilag and any additional utilities/services/subscriptions.
5) If you plan to keep your bank account open, give your bank a forwarding address. Otherwise find out if you can close your account remotely (I was able with UBS some years ago when I left for the US for a while).

Perhaps other EFers can contribute with things I might be missing ?
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Re: Formalities while leaving

It seems I may be leaving this pleasant land in the next few months too.
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Re: Formalities while leaving

This is very useful for folks leaving the country - do the same things (i.e. the Steuermat) apply when you are moving to a different Canton? Pardon my ignorance. I am sure there must be some checklist out there that I am missing.
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Re: Formalities while leaving

I am also leaving this wonderful land and was wondering if I'm entitled to tax back? I have been here for a year and a half on a B permit so my tax is automatically deducted on a monthly basis. Any advice would be appreciated
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Re: Formalities while leaving

What do you mean by "tax back" ? If you are thinking specifically about taxes, I would say it depends on your Tax Return and its results. I reckon you might be talking about your pension fund deductions. Should that be the case, I am sure there are quite a few threads about it. A quick search yielded these two:
1) Pension / AHV --> how do I get the money?
2) AHV withdrawal after leaving CH
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And don't forget the big kiss and leaving present from the lucky dip back that the local gemeinde will give you.

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And don't forget the big kiss and leaving present from the lucky dip back that the local gemeinde will give you.

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Indeed, you should expect to receive a final tax adjustment and you are bound to actually have to PAY some income tax. Probably will be compensated by your last salary liquidation anyhow.
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Re: Formalities while leaving

Moderator, Please close the thread. Thanks.
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Re: Formalities while leaving

you need to deregister
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