AN OVERVIEW OF PAYROLL IN SWITZERLAND

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CPD Qualification Hours: 6

An overview of payroll in switzerland

Cost: £425+VAT, $550, €500
Virtual Learning: £350+VAT

10% off for GPA members


The Swiss Payroll course aims to cover sending employees abroad to work in Switzerland or taking on a small local payroll as part of an acquisition or branch opening. The course will particularly focus on ensuring your business meets all of its obligations.

Outsourcing the payroll function may seem the best solution, but the company remain legally liable for any mistakes that the outsource partner may make.

It is therefore important that the end client is aware of what the major tasks are that the outsourcer performs on their behalf, the key deadlines they need to sign off, and how to interpret key reports and information.

This full day course focusses on the major payroll rules in Switzerland. Attendees will be able to accurately follow a simple pay calculation, and should be able to identify all of the key items on a Payslip. You will also be able to:
•Identify all key deadlines
•Understand the penalty regimes and the consequences of getting it wrong
•Have a detailed understanding of the scope of the service you are purchasing from an outsource partner
•Identify what information you need to pass to the outsource partner and why you have to provide it

The course will cover all of the following and more:

•Employers Obligations and Registration process
•The Swiss Social Security explained
•Tax Office set-up
•Income Tax and Withholding obligations
•Tax File Numbers
•Expenses and Benefits
•Tax Scales
•Calculation
•Accommodation and living away from home allowance
•Fringe benefits
•Remittances to Tax Offices
•Employers Contributions
•Calculation of contributions
•Annual Income Statement
•Compliance and Penalties
•Payroll administrative requirements (Payslips etc.)
•Debt Recovery. Employment law relevant to payroll
•Standard Payroll Record
•Payment of salary
•Employment contracts
•Special rules for foreign assignees
•Annual leave, Sick / Personal leave
•Federal payroll statistics
•Long Service leave and other leave types
•A look at some websites and guidance available
•How to putt a business case together

Course dates
Virtual learning – 7th/8th/9th November 2017 4.00pm – 5.30pm

For more information contact us on 0203 871 8870 or training@globalpayrollassociation.com

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