Investing in the Canton of Obwalden

Attractive tax model, economic stability and efficient decision-making channels - the perfect mix makes Obwalden unique! Our small canton has character, offers perspectives and all this in a breathtaking landscape.

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The canton of Obwalden offers ideal conditions as a residential and business location. The excellent infrastructure as well as an attractive tax framework enable you to enjoy a successful future.

Obwalden offers innovative companies excellent opportunities for economic development. Besides the high-tech sector, the canton has strong mainstays in the food and plastics industries. You will also find access to a first-rate job market job market with well-trained, motivated specialists.

The competitive corporate taxes in the canton of Obwalden are also a worthwhile aspect. In addition to the lowest capital tax in Switzerland, you are also exempt from inheritance and gift tax in Obwalden. Use the tax calculator here to see the advantages of Obwalden in figures.
At Startup Pilatus, young companies with innovative business ideas receive specific support. This includes favorable rental conditions, meeting and seminar rooms, an extensive business network and a wide range of other services.

Obwalden is located in the heart of Switzerland. The rural surroundings boast an excellent infrastructure and are very close to the central Swiss hub of Lucerne and the larger economic area of Zug-Zurich. Its central location on the north-south axis allows you to reach the most important Swiss cities and neighboring countries quickly.

The breathtaking, varied landscape with its mountains and lakes, which invites you to engage in sports and numerous recreational activities, encourages many private individuals and entrepreneurs to settle in the canton of Obwalden. As the location promotion agency of the canton of Obwalden, we would be happy to support you in your settlement process.



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