Tax free for tourists

Have you bought something over the counter and now want to export it from Switzerland? Find out more about the so-called «tax-free for tourists» here.

The following explanations are based on the Ordinance of the Federal Department of Finance dated 24 March 2011 on the Tax Exemption of Domestic Supplies of Goods for the Purpose of Exportation in Tourist Traffic (SR 641.202.2; Exportation in Tourist Traffic Ordinance). Unless otherwise indicated, the article references concern this ordinance.

Last modification 04.01.2022

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