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Italian wife working in Italy and relocating to Switzerland

Hi,

I am an italian citizen, working in Switzerland since 9 years and holding a C permit.
I just got married in Italy with my long time fiancee, who lives and works (full time employee) in Milan.
She will be moving here mid February, as we rented a big flat for us, however will keep working for her italian company remotely when possible, or in the Milan office every few weeks. She travels a lot for work, hence the location is not an issue for her company.

Now my question is: I would need to apply probably for a residence permit for her to live with me. Which one would she get and/or is it needed at all considering she is working in Italy?

To make things "easier", she will go to maternity leave (paid by the Italian welfare) mid April / early May as we are expecting due in early June. Will this change anything or is there anything I would need to consider to avoid any issue in registering the baby etc.?

Thanks a lot to whoever could help with some hints on how to proceed in these cases...

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Ale
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Old 06.02.2019, 15:00
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Re: Italian wife working in Italy and relocating to Switzerland

She needs a residence permit if she resides here, working or not, unless she keeps her residence in Italy and only visits from time to time.

As you have a C, normally she would automatically get a B.

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She needs a residence permit if she resides here, working or not, unless she keeps her residence in Italy and only visits from time to time.

As you have a C, normally she would automatically get a B.

Tom
Thanks! I will take help of a tax advisor for the part concerning the tax declaration, as I understand I may have to account for her income and taxes in Italy in my declaration?
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Thanks! I will take help of a tax advisor for the part concerning the tax declaration, as I understand I may have to account for her income and taxes in Italy in my declaration?

You need to check double taxation agreements between Italy and Switzerland.
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...To make things "easier", she will go to maternity leave (paid by the Italian welfare) mid April / early May as we are expecting due in early June. Will this change anything or is there anything I would need to consider to avoid any issue in registering the baby etc.?
This bit caught my eye. Anyone know if she can be on Italian mat leave as a resident of Switzerland? As it's written here it sounds like the government pays the mat leave and not the employer. I don't know, thus why I'm repeating OP's question.
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