I'm considering moving to Switzerland permanently (I'm Italian, currently living in Italy), but I would like to know if my income derived from an US LLC (foreign-owned single-member LLC) is exempt from income tax or not in Switzerland. (From Switzerland's perspective, is a foreign businesses).
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How your company earn income?
My LLC is an infrastructure as a service company, IaaS, like Amazon AWS and GCP - Google Cloud Computing. As a company, we operate 100% remotely, with zero physical offices. We pay for dedicated servers provided as a service by data center companies. Then, we apply our virtualization strategy to, finally, sell virtual cloud servers to our customers (across 6 countries, today).
Are you really assuming that because you work for a foreign company, you are exempt from all income taxes?
I'm not assuming anything. I'm asking as the owner (not as an employee) what is the Swiss legislation about the tax over income derived from foreign businesses.
The question is an attempt to clarify what this Henley & Partners' article presents (in particular, I'm trying to understand in which cases the following apply):
Swiss-resident individuals are taxable on worldwide income and assets. Income derived by residents from foreign businesses, foreign permanent establishments, and property abroad is exempt from income tax but it must be declared for the determination of the tax rates (exemption with progression principle).