Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer meets Hungary's Minister for Finance, Varga Mihály, in Budapest

Press releases, 25.06.2021

On 25 June 2021 in Budapest, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer met the Hungarian Minister for Finance, Varga Mihály, for an exchange on bilateral and multilateral tax issues.

The talks between the two finance ministers focused on international tax policy. On the one hand, they discussed the OECD project on taxing the digital economy. Both Switzerland and Hungary are members of the OECD Inclusive Framework, which is currently developing the new rules for international corporate taxation. On the other hand, Ueli Maurer and Varga Mihály discussed the EU's latest plans for a corporate tax system fit for the 21st century, which includes digital and environmental taxes.

In addition, the two finance ministers exchanged views on the economic outlook and measures to be taken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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