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The Three Pillars Explained

The Three Pillars Explained The Swiss Pension System can be extremely confusing.  However, it can be a very rewarding and tax efficient way to plan for your future.  To help you understand the system some more we have uploaded AXA’a guide which is extremely detailed and informative. Simply leave your details below and you will be able to download this document as a PDF.

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Are you still lucky to have a Final Salary pension?

Are you still lucky to have a Final Salary pension? When it came to having a pension the Defined Benefit scheme also known as a Final Salary scheme were seen as the pinnacle of pension plans.  You can see why when your company “Guarantees” you an income when you retire. The truth of the matter is, these schemes should no longer mislead their members in to believing they have a Gold Plated pension or a Guaranteed income. Every day a…

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Treat yourself to an early Christmas Present

Treat yourself to an early Christmas Present With Christmas just weeks away and very little time left to organise your tax relief for this year, have you maximised your Third Pillar contributions? MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CONTRIBUTED YOUR 6,768.00 THIS YEAR IN ORDER TO RECEIVE UP TO 2,000 SWISS FRANCS IN TAX RELIEF.  Remember if you live in the Canton of Geneva you can also benefit from utilsing your Third Pillar B.  The qualifying amount depends on if you are single. married and…

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Reduce your Australian taxes

Reduce your Australian taxes If you are an Australian expatriate living in Switzerland and plan not to return in 10 years or more, you can substantially reduce your taxes on Investments. As you are aware capital gains tax is applicable on your investments held in Australia.  It is true the ATO does offer a reduction in taxes if your assets are held for more than 12 months or are held in your SuperAnnuation.  However, if you do not plan to return…

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Market Outlook for Q4 and Networking Event 2016

Market Outlook for Q4 and Networking Event 2016 SuisseRock Asset Management hosted another great event last Wednesday and received great feedback from those who attended.  We would just like to thank you all for coming and also our strategic partners Praemium for sponsoring the event and presenting their views on the markets. If you were unable to make it for any reason please be sure to sign up to our monthly newsletter in order to keep up to date.  You…

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