Forms for the refund of Withholding Tax – residence abroad

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The receipt of the claims for refund of Swiss anticipatory tax is not confirmed. The claims are processed depending on the date of receipt. The length of processing the claims depends on the quality of the received claims as well as on the quantity received. Processing can take up to several months. We kindly ask you to be patient considering that more than 300 000 claims have to be processed every year. Thank you for your understanding.

25 A - Claim to refund of the Swiss anticipatory tax for claimants resident outside Switzerland (QDF, 96 kB, 17.05.2022)Can obtain a refund with this form: shareholders of Swiss Collective Investment Vehicles resident outside Switzerland, in the condition that at least 80 percent of the income of these units comes from foreign sources (art. 27 of the memorandum of understanding of the federallaw about the Swiss anticipatory tax - MoULAl). These persans are entitled to a refund of the anticipatory tax deducted for their own if, at the due date of the income subjected to this tax, they had the beneficial ownership on the units which produced the income (art. 21 of the federallaw about the Swiss anticipatory tax - LAD, and were moreover not domiciled in Switzerland and do not have, for the reason of their simple stay, to pay taxes on their income or on their fortune in Switzerland (art. 22 LAl).

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Last modification 03.06.2022

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