Expats are foreign professionals (officers or specialists, and specialists), living and working in Switzerland for a temporary period. You benefit from a special tax status in this country. The expats can claim special costs in Switzerland, since they maintain their place of residence abroad during their time in Switzerland. This special professional expenses fall into the category of other professional expenses. The following costs are allowed to bring expats in Switzerland to withdraw:

Special professional expenses of resident expats in Switzerland:

  • The cost of the move to Switzerland and back in the home country (incl. Family).
  • The cost of living in Switzerland, unless the apartment abroad constantly for own use available.
  • The cost for the teaching of foreign language minors who must visit a foreign-language private school because no public school offers this instruction.

Special professional expenses of foreign of resident expats:

  • The cost of trips between the foreign residence and temporary residence in Switzerland.
  • The cost of living in Switzerland, unless the apartment abroad constantly for own use available.

In addition, the expats are allowed to bring other professional expenses deducted.

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