Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Switzerland has committed to implementing the global standard for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI).

This implies, that Swiss Bank institutions will exchange data with other States concerning taxable Swiss residents abroad. With some countries the information exchange begins from January 2017, others will follow in 2018.

 

You can find more information in the following article of the Swiss Review 4/16

http://www.revue.ch/en/editions/2016/04/detail/news/detail/News/automatic-exchange-of-information-aei-the-new-world-of-fiscal-transparency/

 

Detailed information is also available on the website of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF): 

https://www.sif.admin.ch/sif/en/home/themen/internationale-steuerpolitik/automatischer-informationsaustausch.html

 

pdf document "Questions & Answers" from SIF