Switzerland’s quality of life is ranked among the top places in the world. Obwalden easily meets these demands. The canton of Obwalden is characterized by its exceptional diversity. Here, the advantages of Central Switzerland come together.

Live like you’re on vacation

Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, you enjoy life in the peaceful idyll right in the heart of Switzerland – the quality of life cannot be surpassed. The seven communities offer diverse living situations. No matter whether you feel more comfortable in small-town surroundings or prefer to settle in a lively tourism and winter sports region – Obwalden offers you this unique selection.

Central location

In Obwalden, you live in the geographic center of Switzerland. The larger centers like Lucerne, Zug, and Zurich are thus only minutes away. Thanks to excellent connections, the transport routes are extremely convenient. The canton is directly connected with a very well developed road and rail network. This allows you to reach the most important centers of German-speaking Switzerland quickly and easily.

Attractive tax environment

Taxes in the canton of Obwalden are among the lowest in all of Europe. The low income and wealth taxes as well as the inheritance and gift taxes offer ideal financial conditions. In the Canton of Obwalden, individuals benefit from our flat tax rate. Income is taxed at a maximum rate of 24.3 %, dividends from substantial participations in private assets at a maximum of 13.3 %, and assets at a rate no higher than 0.14 %.

Extensive educational offer

Profit from the broad range of opportunities in the canton and good connections to the renowned universities of Switzerland.
As you see, the Canton of Obwalden offers ideal conditions as a place of residence. We support you competently and discreetly with our free services:

  • Support throughout the settlement process
  • Search for residential and commercial properties
  • Support with company formation
  • Help with immigration and settlement issues
  • Clarification of building land availability.

Have we sparked your interest in Obwalden? If so, please get in touch with us. Our Team will be happy to provide you with comprehensive information on the settling process in Obwalden.

Business and Residential Promotion in Obwalden, Sarnen (Switzerland) +41 41 660 90 66 / info@iow.ch.

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