Employment tax is relevant to both employers and employees who must comply with legislation concerning employment and benefits. These regulations are often complex, especially in cross-border situations, and are amended frequently. We offer you solutions based on in-depth knowledge.
With the ever-increasing burden of legal and tax compliance, the services and advice of employment tax and benefit specialists may become necessary, especially in the case of remuneration structures for managers of multinational enterprises and expats. Packages need to be carefully structured in order to be tax-efficient and in line with applicable labour law.
Special attention for fund managers
In this respect, carried interest entitlement for fund managers needs special attention in order to avoid unexpected and undesired personal income tax, salary withholding tax and social security contribution exposure at both employer and employee level. Well-structured employee participation plans may provide benefits for both employer and employee.
How we can help with your employment tax needs
With our vast international expertise and comprehensive industry knowledge, our specialists can provide you with cutting-edge solutions in the area of employment tax. Our solutions are always pragmatic and focused on your specific needs. As part of our approach, we address all aspects of labour law from a tax and legal perspective. This means that we are always able to offer you integrated tailored solutions.
Our tax and legal services
Our team of experts can offer the following tax and legal services:
- Tax efficient remuneration structures for managers of multinational enterprises, fund managers, expats and other specialists in a domestic and cross-border context;
- Employee participations and stock option plans;
- Advice on salary withholding tax and social security matters;
- Drafting employment agreements, policy regulations and termination agreements;
- Employment law advice in business transfers and in the context of transactions.
BeatBaumgartnerAttorney at law, tax adviser Partner
Beat Baumgartner is a partner of our office in Zurich. He is the head of the Swiss tax practice and specialises in Swiss and international taxation, in particular tax-efficient group and investment structures, M&A, financing and capital market transactions, private equity, venture capital and structured financial instruments.T: +41 43 434 67 10 M: +41 79 930 63 52 E: firstname.lastname@example.org