Automatic Exchange of Information AEOI

Finger touches a globe on which many points are interconnected.

Within the framework of the automatic exchange of information for tax purposes (AEOI), banks, collective investment schemes and insurance companies collect information on the types of investment income and client account balances, provided that the clients are tax residents abroad. The information is transmitted to the Federal Tax Administration FTA via Portal. The FTA forwards it to the competent tax authorities abroad.

As English is not one of Switzerland's official languages, only the most important information concerning the Administration is translated into English. This translation is provided for information purposes only and has no legal force. Please refer to the GermanFrench or Italian original version.

What is AEOI?

On 15 July 2014, the Council of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) adopted the new global standard for the international automatic exchange of information in tax matters (AEOI standard). So far, more than 100 countries, including all major financial centres, have committed to adopting this standard, including Switzerland.



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Federal Tax Administration FTA
Division for Exchange of Information in Tax Matters
Groupe SAI / CbCR
Eigerstrasse 65
3003 Berne

Last modification 24.11.2021

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