Moore Emerson GmbH concentrates on US expatriates and high net worth individuals with US tax filing requirements, as well as reporting for privately held foreign companies, and foreign trust structures with US ownership or US beneficiaries. Our experts work extensively with IRS voluntary disclosure and streamlined filing procedures, as well as expatriation planning and compliance reporting.

Contact us if:

  • You are a U.S. citizen or green card holder living outside the United States
  • You need help with your U.S. tax compliance or planning
  • You have a trust that may need to be reported with the IRS
  • You have not filed your U.S. tax return in recent years
  • You are considering giving up your U.S. citizenship
  • You need help with negotiations with the IRS
  • You are Swiss and you hold U.S. securities in your portfolio

Email or call us at +41 (0)43 433 10 40.

{WEBINAR} Introduction to Uncle Sam: Basic Principles of US Taxation

9 September 2020
1530-1630 CEST

Our live webinar will serve as a guide to the basic principles of US taxation and their impact in foreign jurisdictions. Attendees will gain an understanding of the fundamental policies that advisors should be aware of when advising clients with US connections, investments, or other considerations.

With continual information sharing between countries and the recent IRS campaigns to bring individuals and foreign entities into compliance, the need for an international awareness has never been more crucial. Our key topics will include:
  • The worldwide tax system
  • Inbound taxation
  • Outbound taxation
  • Relief from double taxation
  • Corporate catches
                Joel Uddenas, London
                Matthew D. Hitchcock, Zurich


Plan and Protect: US Considerations for Foreign Trusts

CARES Act: US Federal Tax Legislative Changes and the Potential Impact on International Businesses

Dear Clients and Friends:

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) progresses in the U.S. and globally, we continue to monitor the situation closely. Our top priority is the safety and welfare of our clients, team members and the community at large. As such, we are following the recommendations of the CDC and government authorities.

While our physical office remains closed, we are very much open for business and continue to provide our clients with the highest level of personal service they have come to expect. Our team members are working from home, communicating with clients and each other via telephone, email and virtual meetings. Our business continuity plan, including remote secured access to all necessary tools, is enabling our entire team the ability to provide you with uninterrupted service.
Thank you for your continued trust and confidence. These are extraordinary times, and you can rely on us to be here for you. We remain committed to helping you thrive in a changing world, locally, nationally and internationally.

6 Often Overlooked (and Troublesome) US Tax Obligations for Expats

As an expat, ​there are challenges including the need to deal with US tax consequences, compliance and reporting requirements, and various responsibilities you’ll have based on your residency status. Download our complimentary eBook, 6 Overlooked (and Troublesome) US Tax Obligations for Expats, for those that tend to be misunderstood, ignored, or treated incorrectly leading to a slew of unwelcome surprises and onerous consequences.


Seestrasse 160
CH 8002 Zurich/ Switzerland

Telephone       +41 (0)43 433 10 40 
Fax Number   +41 (0) 43 433 10 60
Skype                +1 (701) 205 44 54 

How to get to us:

Public Transportation
Tram 7, Tram Stop “Brunaustrasse”, 2 stops away from Bahnhof Enge.
The tram stop is located right in front of our building.
Please take stairs up next to the Cave Mövenpick, the Wine cellar. 

Near the office you will find parking in the blue zones for free one-hour parking with blue time card. Please call if you want to request a reservation of our client parking space at the back of our building at the address: Brunaustrasse 15, 8002 Zürich. Call 043/433.10.40 when you arrive.