What range of services does Baker Tilly Spiess SA offer ?
We offer services in the fields of audit, taxation, accounting and business consulting.
Can an individual or an independent entrepreneur call on Baker Tilly Spiess SA ?
We offer various services to individuals and independent enterpreneurs, in particular tax, accounting and portfolio accounting services.
What is the level of training of the staff of Baker Tilly Spiess SA ?
The staff of Baker Tilly Spiess SA benefits from on-going training. Our clients can rely on the competences of chartered accountants, tax experts, certified auditors (CIA, CAIA) and professionals who hold the Federal degree of Finance and Accounting specialist and possess a large international experience.
Are the various activities performed by an accounting firm regulated ?
The Swiss Code of Obligations stipulates that in order to perform a Swiss legal audit (limited statutory examination or ordinary audit) the auditing firm must benefit from a licence as an audit expert. Baker Tilly Spiess SA possesses this licence (no 5000096).
Our partner firm, ASMA Asset Management Audit & Compliance SA, regulated by FINMA, possesses the certification necessary to perform external audits of capital investment managers (fund managers).
Accounting firms do not need to belong to the Swiss Institute of Chartered Accountants (umbrella organisation of chartered accountants and tax experts) in order to perform their activities. However, the fact that Baker Tilly Spiess SA belongs to the Institute and that several of its staff are active in this organisation guarantees the quality and competence of our staff, a competence that is also continuously reinforced through on-going training.
With seven associates who are chartered public accountants or tax experts, we can assure our clients of the high quality of our team.
Baker Tilly Spiess SA is a member of the Baker Tilly International network. Is the firm dependent on this network ?
We are an independent firm with local competences. The Baker Tilly International network allows us to support our clients in their international development.
Does Baker Tilly Spiess SA deal with real estate management or asset management ?
We concentrate our activities in four main fields: audit, taxation, accounting and business consulting.
Does Baker Tilly Spiess SA work for off-shore companies & Trusts ?
At the time of its foundation, Baker Tilly Spiess SA made the decision to concentrate its activities on fiscal matters of individuals and corporations that are engaged in specific economic activities in Switzerland.
We offer our clients a model of fiscal planning that fits their particular business, the site of their activities, assets and risks. We are convinced that this is the best way of protecting the long-term interests of our clients. Recent fiscal developments reinforce our stand in the matter.
Can we contact Baker Tilly Spiess SA for legal services ?
Baker Tilly Spiess SA takes a global approach to the needs of its clients, and can coordinate legal aspects with lawyers and specialists in commercial and business law. However, we do not have lawyers on our staff.