Main characteristics

Kind of company Anonymous company or Limited Liability Company
Register of companies Surveillance authority in any cantons is the register of Commerce, with direct control over companies
Information about company directors By internet research you can consult the list of Directors that appears in the public register. In this specific case, also shareholders’names are available
Privacy Fully guaranted, shareholders are anonymous
Accounting duties Annual bookkeeping is compulsory, but not audit
Taxation Rate of 9% for out of borders businesses, in other cases the rate is between 20 and 30% on gains
Legislation Civil Law
standard currency CHF
Time for constitution At least 1 week
Stability Stable and well-known jurisdiction
Communications Good means of communication
Time zone GMT+1
Secretary No
Capital to pay CHF 50.000(Anonymous company) –  CHF 20.000(Limited Liability Company)
Minimum number of Directors/Shareholders At least 1 Director/Shareholder
Shares to the bearer Allowed
Costs € 6000 for constitution – €3500/year for its maintenance