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N°65 - Mai 2017

Lettre d’information

ASSOCIATION COOPÉRATIVE FINANCIÈRE DES FONCTIONNAIRES INTERNATIONAUX

TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER FOR SWISS RESIDENTS

As a Financial Cooperative Association of International Civil Servants, AMFIE wishes to inform all international civil servants resident in Switzerland that the automatic exchange of fiscal information as provided for by Directive 2014/107/EU of 9th December 2014 is fully applicable to them(*).

As a result, international civil servants will be required to provide their Swiss taxpayer identification number during any business relations with a financial institution based in any of the countries taking part in the Automatic Exchange of Information.

The TIN acts as the Swiss taxpayer identification number and is assigned to all international civil servants resident in the country.

If you do not have your TIN, AMFIE invites you to contact the Caisse Genevoise des Compensations at the telephone number below : (0041) 022 327 21 33.

(*) For more information on the Automatic Exchange of Information in the tax domain, please consult the OECD site : http://www.oecd.org/tax/automatic-exchange  ;
- As well as the Federal law on the automatic exchange of information in tax-related matters (LEAR), available on the Swiss Confederation web site https://www.admin.ch/ch/f/pore/rf/cr/2015/20150665.html  ;
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Consequently, AMFIE accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information presented in this document.