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Dimitri M. Rotter

Dimitri joined our firm as an associate in 2003 and became a partner in 2013. Dimitri is a very experienced tax lawyer based at the Zug office but heads also the Geneva tax practice of the firm. He has a long standing practice of corporate tax due to his background with the Big Four accounting firms. He represents clients in tax litigation cases in the Swiss Courts up to the Supreme Court. Dimitri focuses on domestic and cross border tax, including tax optimisation, and selected aspects of VAT notably for private client and their investment structures where he assists clients with regard to all related legal aspects. Special domains of expertise are aviation tax and syndicated loans. He obtained his law degree from the University of Geneva (lic. iur.) in 1990 and was admitted to the Lucerne Bar in 1993. He qualified as a Swiss Certified Tax Expert in 2002. His working languages are German, French and English. Dimitri is a member of the Zug Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association, EXPERTSuisse (Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Counsels) and of the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA).

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Thomas Zellweger

Thomas Zellweger is specialised in all areas of domestic and international, individual and corporate taxation. He has developed expertise in tax planning and relocation of high net worth individuals as well as on M&A transactions, reorganisations and relocations. Before joining Froriep, he worked as manager in a trust company in Zurich. Before joining the trust company he was part of the Corporate Tax Financial Service team of a large accounting firm in Zurich. Thomas Zellweger studied at the University of Zurich and graduated with a Master of Laws in 2012. He was admitted to the Bar in 2015. His working languages are German and English.

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Swiss Safe Harbour interest rates on intra group loans for 2019 - to ensure that interest on intra group loans does not qualify as hidden profit distribution

Posted by on 26 February 2019

Interest rates on intra group loans are a recurring topic. The Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA) publishes safe harbour interest rates on an annual basis in advance. Their application will usually prevent unwelcome surprises. But there is more to be considered.

Topics: Tax

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