If your business will generate more than CHF 100’000 per year, registration with VAT is mandatory. Find out about the two possible ways to file your VAT returns and how to easily register your company with the Federal Tax Administration.
If your Sole Proprietorship business will make less than CHF 100’000 per year, a registration with your local Commercial Registry is not mandatory. Depending on your area of business, registering might benefit your company, however. So we check out the registration process and costs.
Kicking off the Freelance in Switzerland series we look at the Swiss rules and regulations for Sole Proprietorship business names and some online tools that can assist with researching existing companies.
For most entrepreneurs in Switzerland, starting their own business begins with becoming a freelancer or rather, self-employed by founding a Sole Proprietorship.