Payroll Services

Companies that employ staff in Switzerland have to deal with sensitive information, and they are often confronted with a myriad of local regulations and requirements. By setting up an optimal and customized salary system these can be fine-tuned and incorporated seamlessly into the daily routine, thereby decreasing costs and driving the efficiency of their daily business operations. Clients engage our payroll accounting services to take advantage of our expertise in customizing and optimizing individual salary systems.

Customized payroll solutions for corporates operating in Switzerland

Counselhouse, in cooperation with specialized partners, is able to provide flexible employee payroll solutions that support your unique business in Switzerland. Our employee payment solutions provide cost-savings, security and the comfort of having a personal single point of contact.

  • Registration of the new employee at the social security system
  • Monthly salary calculations
  • Monthly money disbursement to Swiss authorities
  • Monthly net salary disbursement to employees
  • Monthly filings with the social security & tax authorities
  • Annual filing with the required Swiss insurance company
  • Executive compensation plans
  • Pension plans
  • Net pay of expatriates including monthly gross-up
  • Applying for an exemption from unemployment and retirement contributions in Switzerland.
  • etc.

Payroll services for private individuals

In addition, Counselhouse, in cooperation with specialized partners, also provides tailor-made payroll solutions for private individuals.

  • Preparation of personal returns for employees (US, Asia, Europe)
  • Obtaining Blue Cards
  • Arranging residence and work permit
  • Advice and training on the Swiss social system and employee benefits
  • On arrival registration with local authorities etc.
  • Support with house and rental (i.e. Warehouse, Real Estate)
  • Cooperation with relocation companies

Your single point of contact to improve the communication process

Counselhouse believes that the payroll process is a critical business task. Companies have to make sure that their employees receive their salaries at the end of each month. In order to create a high degree of employee satisfaction and to stay compliant with the Swiss authorities, the payroll process has to make sure that the money is allocated along all stakeholders. In addition, payroll has to make sure that the amount on the individual payroll slip also reflects the actual performance of the individual employee.

By providing a single point of contact to the parent company (e.g. based in Europe, India, the USA), as well as to the individual employees who are working out of Switzerland, Consultinghouse is able to support companies in reducing risk, as well the complexity involved with regard to their internal communication and administrative payroll process, which effectively saves time and drives value.

Lara Pairs

Attorney at Law
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*Copyright Counselhouse 2017. Counselhouse is a legal service provider. All legal advisory services offered on this website are provided by Lara Pairs & her team. Lara Pairs is a registered business lawyer in Switzerland.