Moving your business to Switzerland

Are you looking to expand your business into new territories and think Switzerland can be your new base?

That is a good move. Switzerland’s economy is doing very well and is supported mostly by small and medium sized companies. In Switzerland, these are companies with less than 250 employees and they are the majority of companies here.

In addition, Switzerland has the lowest tax rates on goods in the European Union. It also imposes tax nationally and locally in the cantons that people reside in. Switzerland is a federal state and the cantons are independent regions with their own laws and taxes.

With these and other factors coming into play, moving to Switzerland is a bit complicated and those moving need to consider searching for a relocation service provider company.

Services provided by your relocation service provider

Logistics

Unless you are setting up a new company, you will definitely have a few bulky items for you to carry over to Switzerland. This also includes personal belongings.

Your relocation assistant will advise on what you can bring into the country for free and the belongings that you will have to pay taxes for. In addition, they will provide you with transport to ensure that you arrive in Switzerland without the hassle of losing your belongings at the airport or as you travel.

Cultural training

Relocation service providers are diverse companies with multi-skilled employees. Cosmos Values, a leading relocation service provider will have a social-cultural expert train you on how to live with people in and around the country and canton that you choose to reside in.

Being a multi-cultural country, there are social behaviors that are common here and not common or expected in your home country. For example, in Switzerland, you are expected to shake hands with people you meet in a room. A general greeting to the group is seen as rude.

Accompanying you to meetings

Once you are in the country, there are many official documents that you will require to receive your legal residency. Once you have received your legal residency, you will then need to open a bank account, buy health insurance among other necessary services.

To successfully run all these errands, you will be required to visit several government offices. Switzerland has four official languages, German, French, Italian and Romansh, your relocation service provider will help you communicate with the officials that you meet.

Search for a suitable location

Cosmos Values is a leading real estate agent in the country. It is thus going to be very easy to seek and find a suitable location for both your business and for you and your family to reside in.

There is high demand for homes in Switzerland. Majority of the country rents apartments rather than buy. Your relocation assistant will advise you on the preferred living arrangements.

In addition, they will advise on the most convenient mode of transport from your home to your office.

Advice on your company set up and structure

Switzerland is popular for its support for a free business environment. In addition, being an economically stable and strong country, and its proximity to other European countries, it is a very attractive location to set up a business.

Cosmos Values will offer all the advice you require on the type of business that you should set to meet all your needs. There are different forms of companies you can set up in Switzerland and with your input, they will help you decide on the best one for your needs.

With their financial experts, they will advise you on your tax issues and liability and also on hiring your local employees.

Conclusion

Due to its strong economy, Switzerland is favored by many people and businesses. Moving to Switzerland from a company not in the European Union is a complicated process. Cosmos Values a leading relocation service provider is available to help you move and settle in the country.

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