Switzerland is a federal republic divided into 26 Cantons. Every Canton and every community has a different taxation system, population – 7 300 000

The legal system of Switzerland is based on the Civil Law.



Limited company (Gmbh) and Joint stock company (AG), incorporated under the Swiss Code Obligations, can conduct business in any part of the world including Switzerland.

Tax Rate 
Federal income tax7.8 %
Cantonal and municipal tax 3- 8 %depends on the canton /community
Received dividends0 %
Paid dividends35 %0% - using double tax treaties
Interest paid0 %
Capital gains tax0 %
Value-added tax (VAT)8 %
Double tax treaties with 85 countries


  • High international prestige of Switzerland
  • Comparatively low total income tax rate
  • Gmbh and AG can be used as a holding company, for international trade


  • Required to have a minimum of one director– a resident of Switzerland
  • High annual and administration expenses
  • Annually required to file a Financial Statement with tax authorities
Name Gmbh - must end with the words “Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung” or “ Gmbh ”
AG - must end with the words “Aktiengesellschaft ” or “AG”
Share capital Gmbh - minimum standard authorized capital is CHF 20 000, required to be paid before a company is formated
AG - minimum standard authorized capital is CHF 100 000, 50% required to be paid before a company is formated
Shareholders Gmbh - a minimum of one Shareholder, corporate Shareholders are allowed,
information is available for third parties
AG - a minimum of one Shareholder, corporate Shareholders are allowed,
information is not available for third parties
Director Gmbh - a minimum of one resident - individual Director
AG - the Board of Directors required to have one resident - individual Director
Secretary Not required
Registered address Required
Annual reporting Annual Financial Statement to the Tax Authorities

Company formation packages Request package prices


Incorporation of a new company 17 business days

Annual support (beginning with the second year) Request price

Annual financial statement – required

Information that has to be provided by the customer

Incorporation process is possible as soon as the Due Diligence procedure is completed. Please fill in and send us the Order form; immediately afterwards, we are going to send you the information on the document required within the boundaries of the Due Diligence procedure.

1. Consult to determine the order. To choose a jurisdiction for a company we offer a consulting services:

  • via telephone +(371) 67280645
  • via e-mail: consult@bbp-net.com
  • via online question form found in the header Ask an expert
  • Navigation through our web site will help you to determine: benefits, prices and requirements in respective jurisdiction

2. Complete an application form. After you have made your decision, please complete one of the online application forms:

3. Issue of invoice and settlement of order. Within one business day of filling in the online application form, you will receive an invoice via e-mail. You can pay the invoice using money transfer to the BBP bank account provided in the invoice or via Internet, using PayPal. We suggest using PayPal only in case the amount is less than 200 EUR.

ATTENTION! The invoice number should be written in the details of payment!

A payment acknowledgement will be sent to you as soon as we will receive the payment.

4. After we receive the required Due Diligence documents from you, we shall commence the incorporation or the preparation of the documents required in order to carry out the acquirement of a ready-made company.

5. Document delivery to the client. Documents are sent via international courier mail.

6. Further supporting services. We guarantee to inform, assist and provide you with all the necessary services for further support of the company.

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