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Swiss VAT – Rates & Registration

What you need to know

The indirect tax system in Switzerland is VAT/MWST/IVA/TVA. VAT is due on any supply of goods or services rendered within the territorial scope of Switzerland where there is a taxable supply by a taxable person in the course or furtherance of any business carried on by him.

VAT is also due on the importation of goods into Switzerland.

  • Fiscal representative-Mandatory for non-established businesses
  • VAT registration threshold- CHF 100,000 (this is based ion global turnover, not only Swiss sales)
  • Filing-Quarterly. Applications can be made for monthly returns.
  • Returns due-60 days after VAT period ends.

Swiss VAT –  Rates & Thresholds

Rates Tax types Registration Threshold
7.7% (Standard) VAT CHF 100,000 (global)
N/A (Reduced)

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