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Switzerland is a federal republic and is officially known as the Swiss Confederation. The total area is 41,295 sq km. Switzerland is divided in to 26 Cantons and every Canton and every community has a different taxation system.
Population of Switzerland
The estimated population is 7.3 million.
The two dominant principles of the Swiss Constitution are federalism and democracy. The Constitution provides that the Cantons shall exercise all powers of government not delegated to the Federal Government. The three major sectors of the Swiss National government are the Federal Council, the Federal Assembly and the Federal Tribunal. The executive body is the seven-man collegiate Federal Council, which is elected for a four-year term by the national legislature.
Infrastructure and Econom of Switzerland
Switzerland has a prosperous and stable modern economy with a per capita GDP approximately 10% higher than other Western European countries.
Switzerland is one of the most multilingual countries in Europe. German, French, Italian and Romansh, a Rhaeto-Romance offshoot of Latin, are the official recognised languages.
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Type of Law
Principal Corporate Legislation
Schweizerisches Obligationenrecht (Swiss Code of Obligations).
Bundesgesetz über Schuldbetreibung und Konkurs (Swiss Federal law on Debt Collection and Bankruptcy).
Bundesgesetz über die direkte Bundessteuer (Federal Law on Direct Taxation).
Bundesgesetz über die Banken und Sparkassen (Swiss Federal Act on Banks and Savings Associations).
Bundesgesetz über die Anlagefonds (Federal Act on open ended Investment Companies).
Bundesgesetz über die Internationale Privatrecht (Federal Act on Private International Law).
Procedure to Incorporate Submission to the Commercial Register of the following documentation: