SFTA Circular No. 25 brings changes for real estate funds
Taxation of collective investment schemes
Since most Swiss collective investment schemes do not have their own legal identity, a decades-long practice arose of holding real estate investments through listed companies. A harmonization of fiscal policies has seen the number of direct investments skyrocket. The adapted circular provides more detailed guidance on the taxation of real estate funds. Astrid Keller and Christoph Frey offer an overview.
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