Refund request for Swiss withholding tax: Online form 85


Refund request for Swiss withholding tax – Online form 85

The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) is expanding its online offering. In future, individuals and legal entities domiciled in Germany will have to use the online application to request a Swiss withholding tax refund for due dates on or after 1 January 2020. It will be possible to register on 31 January 2020 at the earliest.


FTA SuisseTax (German Version)

ESTV Suisse Tax

FTA SuisseTax (German Version)

The "AFC SuisseTax" Portal allows you to
• declare ordinary dividend distributions (forms 103 and 110)
• claim refund of withholding tax (form 25)
• submit your VAT declaration
• manage the radio-television fee

Sign up for «FTA SuisseTax» and take advantage of the new options.


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