Almost all industrialized nations have an inheritance tax. This includes Switzerland. With the exception of Schwyz, all cantons levy such a tax. It is generally levied as an inheritance tax for every heir and legatee. In addition, almost all cantons levy a gift tax. That way, even transfers of assets before death are taxed.Read the Article
Credit Suisse Top Stories
Credit Suisse Financial Planning. No matter what comes your way. We will support you in creating your individual financial plan.Find out more about "She has so much of me in her. And one day, I want to pass on my wealth as well."
Events of the previous year, such as Brexit or the election of Donald Trump, seem to have marked the end of globalization as we know it. The world development is set to change. Will we observe the rise of multiple regional powers? Credit Suisse Research Institute in their latest report takes a look at the shift towards a multipolar world.Read the article
Globalization and digitization make IT systems vulnerable to attack. Investing in security is therefore essential, and hackers can actually help in this regard.Read the article
Although the hype around bitcoin and blockchain – the public ledger that records bitcoin transactions – is now receding, the next generation of cryptofinance technologies is already moving ahead and applying the lessons learned.Read the Article
Sustainability is a key concern for the millennials generation. Companies have to adapt processes and production practices to make their products sustainable and seize the opportunities this rapidly growing generation of consumers creates.
The most obvious potential use for blockchain technology is the one that already exists – payment systems. But there is much more to blockchain than this.Read the article
Our operations worldwide have been greenhouse gas neutral since 2010