Switzerland and EU start negotiations on taxation of savings income
Switzerland and the European Union are entering into negotiations on revising the taxation on income derived from savings held in Switzerland - Read more here
Voluntary disclosure in the Netherlands
On 2 September 2013 the Dutch Minister of Finance has announced to temporarily relax the voluntary disclosure procedure in the Netherlands. A tax penalty will not be imposed on taxpayers who make use of the voluntary disclosure procedure before 1 July 2014 - Read more here.
The Swiss Federal Council disapproves of national inheritance taxes
The Federal Council rejecting a National Tax on inheritances and gifts, as proposed February 15th last year by several political parties among which the EVP, the SP, the Green Party as well as the Swiss Federation of Trade Unions, did not come as a surprise, since the fiscal rights fall within the competence of the cantons. - Read more here.