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Swiss VAT threshold changes


Swiss VAT threshold changes

The second house of the Swiss parliament, the Ständerat, ratified a bill modifying a number of VAT rules. The changes include

  • Removal of the low value package VAT and customs relief threshold. This is currently CHF 65 for most goods
  • Introducing the CHF 100,000 VAT registration threshold to foreign service providers

The bill now passes to the primary house.


VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.