Cédric Bär

M.A. HSG in Law,
Swiss certified tax expert

Cédric Bär specializes in tax law. He advises private and corporate clients on national and international tax matters, including restructuring, corporate succession and estate planning. He also regularly acts as a fiscal representative for individuals subject to VAT in Switzerland with residence and business domicile abroad. Furthermore, he represents individuals and companies in international administrative assistance proceedings.

Practice Areas

  • Matrimonial and inheritance law
  • Corporate law and M&A
  • Real estate law
  • Tax


  • Since 2023 Partner at Egger Dommer Bär
  • 2021-2022 Manager with an internationally active auditing company (“Big 4”) in Zürich and Basel
  • 2016-2021 Senior Consultant with an internationally active auditing company (“Big 4”) in Zürich
  • 2016 University of St. Gallen (HSG), Master of Arts HSG in Law
  • 2015 Tax Commissioner for International Administrative Assistance in tax matters at the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA), Berne
  • 2012-2015 Assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber, Faculty of Law, University of St. Gallen
  • 2014 University of St. Gallen (HSG), Bachelor of Arts HSG in Law

Memberships & Mandates

  • Since 2024 Lecturer in tax law at the Swiss Painting- and Plastering- Contractors Association (SMGV), Zurich
  • EXPERTSuisse
  • Lecturer for tax law (esp. Value Added Tax) at KV PRO, Basel


  • Restructurings and other tax deferrals (co-authored with Manuel Feierabend and Marc Vogelsang, published in: Tafeln zum Schweizerischen Steuerrecht, Vol. 1): Cosmos Verlag 2024 (https://www.cosmosverlag.ch/fachmedien/produkt/umstrukturierungen-und-andere-steueraufschubstatbestaende/)
  • Lecture on «Current developments in corporate taxation» at the Treuhand Intensiv Seminar 2023 on 19 September 2023, Zurich
  • Tax Deferral of Hidden Reserves incl. Restructuring (co-authored with Manuel Feierabend and Marc Vogelsang, published in: Swiss tax law tables); publication expected mid 2023.
  • Commentary on Swiss Tax Law – Real Estate Taxes, commentary on the chapter on land registry fees (co-authored with Stefan Laganà)
  • Switzerland consults on spontaneous exchange of tax ruling – Is the ordinance compatible with the current legal framework? (co-authored with Raoul Stocker and Andreas Fross, published on 26 April 2016, available at: http://blogs.deloitte.ch/tax/2016/04/switzerland-consults-on-spontaneous-exchange-of-tax-ruling-is-the-ordinance-compatible-with-the-curr.html)
  • The role of national authorities in the subsidy regime of WTO Law – Has the goat been turned into the gardener? (co-authored with José Caiado, published in: Multinationale Unternehmen und Institutionen im Wandel – Herausforderungen für Wirtschaft, Recht und Gesellschaft, Berne 2013).


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