Starting a business
You should establish a new company in Switzerland with a minimum annual turnover of CHF 1,000,000. It is mandatory to prove the economic benefit of business development for Switzerland by creating new jobs and introducing innovative technologies.
Lump sum tax payment
To get a residence permit, applicant must pay a minimum tax of CHF 100,000 annually. Fee depends on the chosen canton. Taxes are calculated on the basis of expenses associated with living in the country and may even exceed the amount of 1,000,000 Swiss francs. Obtaining a residence permit through tax payment exempts you from the declaration of foreign income.