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Danielle Hostettler

Counsel

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes

P.O. Box 2088

1211 Geneva 1
Switzerland

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Languages:
English, French

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Danielle Hostettler is a Counsel in our Taxation Group in Geneva. Danielle's practice involves all aspects of Swiss and international tax law for both private and institutional clients.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Advising clients on executive compensation, national and international tax planning, stock options plans taxation and valuation of company's shares, as well as lump sum taxation
  • Providing tax advice to private clients becoming Swiss residents
  • Advising on tax compliance issues for employees of a large US-based multinational setting up a subsidiary in Switzerland
  • Negotiating with the Swiss Tax Authorities on taxation of benefits deriving from shares and stock options plans
  • Advising a US non-governmental association on Swiss the tax exemption procedures
  • Advising private clients on lump sum taxation issues
  • Advising Swiss and non-Swiss residents on tax regularization and compliance matters

Career

Professional Experience
2005
Counsel at Schellenberg Wittmer
1990-1993
Associate in a leading tax firm in Geneva

Education and Admission
2004
Postgraduate degree in Management, Organization and Communication, Neuchâtel Management School
1990
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1987
lic. iur., University of Geneva

Additional Professional Activities
  • Contributed to several publications, writing on the Swiss aspects of international tax issues

Selected Publications

Commentaires sur "Dispositions pénales: Art.174 à 179,181 à 195 et 205b bis"
Danielle Hostettler, Pietro Sansonetti, Yves Noël Florence; Aubry Girardin
in: Commentaire romand: Impôt fédéral direct: Commentaire de la loi sur l'impôt fédéral direct. - 2ème édition. - Helbing Lichtenhahn,2017. - pp. 1963-2100, 2124-2125
 
Swiss lump-sum taxation
in: STEP Journal, May 2013, vol. 21, issue 4, pp. 49-51