Switzerland is a federal republic, which is officially known as the Swiss Confederation. Switzerland is one of the most attractive countries in the world where to live, work and run business. It offers political and economic stability and relatively low company tax rates. And even though, Switzerland is not recognized as an offshore jurisdiction, it is a low-tax jurisdiction, with a wide range of specialized corporate forms which can be used by international investors and multinational companies to optimize and decrease their tax bills. The specific corporate constructions of Switzerland can be more profitable for certain activities, individuals, or companies.