A Switzerland limited liability company can be registered by a single owner and a minimum paid-up capital of CHF 20,000 (approximately US$20,000). The company is also required to appoint at least one resident director, who can be of any nationality but must be ordinarily resident in Switzerland. Additional directors can be living overseas; The Company will be required to submit financial statements every year to the Swiss tax authority. Corporate tax rates vary according to the province of registration of the business. Audit of the statements is not required if at least two of the following criteria are met: i) less than 250 employees ii) assets below CHF20 million and iii) turnover below CHF 40 million;

Switzerland Limited Liability Company Key Features

  1. A Switzerland limited liability company can be registered by a single owner.
  2. A minimum paid-up capital of CHF 20,000 (approximately US$20,000).
  3. The company is also required to appoint at least one resident director.
  4. The Company will be required to submit financial statements every year to the Swiss tax authority.
  5. Corporate tax rates vary according to the province of registration of the business.

Switzerland Limited Liability Company Legal Requirements.

Switzerland Limited Liability Company

Corporate Details

General

  • Type of Entity

LLC

  • Registered Office in Switzerland

Yes

Share capital or equivalent

  • Standard currency

CHF

  • Permitted currencies

Any

  • Usual authorized

CHF 20,000

Directors

  • Minimum number

One

  • Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

Shareholders

  • Minimum number

One

  • Corporate shareholder allowed

Yes

Company Secretary

  • Required

No

  • Local or qualified

No

Accounts

  • Requirements to prepare

Yes

  • Audit requirements

No

  • Requirements to file accounts

Yes

Switzerland Limited Liability Company Tax Treatment

Between 12.5%

Switzerland Limited Liability Company Duration for Set up

Around 3 Weeks

Switzerland Limited Liability Company Distinctive Benefits

  1. Privacy
  2. Asset protection
  3. Reduced tax liability
  4. Protection against law suits
  5. Flexible business laws
  6. Ease of operation
  7. Confidentiality

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