Swiss bank accounts are not just for movie stars or money laundering. Accounts are available for all service levels and you may even write checks on your Swiss account. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Swiss bank accounts.
Why would someone want a Swiss bank account?
For Swiss residents, how much is the tax rate for interest and dividends?
How long have Swiss banks had a code of secrecy?
What brought about the Swiss Banking Act of 1934?
Germany was pressuring Switzerland to disclose account information.
France was pressuring Switzerland to disclose account information.
The two largest Swiss banks are Credit Suisse and:
Union Bank of Switzerland
Why are Swiss banks not really anonymous?
only in the movies
names are known
To open a Swiss account, how old must you be?
What currency must be deposited?
How do you open an account?
fax or mail
What is an Apostille?
guarantees a document is genuine
How much are maintenance fees on Swiss banks?
How long does it take to access your money?
What other countries also offer confidential banking?
If you cannot prove the origin of your deposit, what may happen?
higher minimum deposit
Where did European Jews deposit money while WWII was brewing?
What percent of gold backs the Swiss franc?
What is a private Swiss bank?
invited to deposit
if you close your account, how long will it take to withdraw your money?
Is it illegal for a U.S. taxpayer to have a Swiss bank account?
must disclose on tax return
To benefit the most from a Swiss banker's investment advice, what type of account balance do you need?