Moving, abroad, withholding tax

Tax-optimized withdrawal of retirement assets

Fiscal background: In the event of retirement assets being paid out in cash following a permanent move away from Switzerland, the tax rate applied is that of the canton in which the last pension or vested benefit fund has its headquarters. Canton Schwyz has the lowest withholding tax in Switzerland.

The Independent Vested Benefits Foundation is headquartered in Schwyz and can offer you as an insured person a rewarding tax benefit if you are permanently moving away from Switzerland.

To get a rough idea, you can use the Independent tax calculator to calculate the withholding tax in Canton Schwyz.


Independent Vested benefits foundation
Herrengasse 14 · CH-6430 Schwyz
Phone +41 41 819 60 73