“Passion, knowledge and determination drive us towards new and exciting goals.”

ABOUT / Fiduciary

Business & tax advisors

Vella SA is a boutique business, tax and intellectual property law practice company that provides advice to some of the most innovative creatives and emerging companies in the trading, building, digital media, tech, fashion, entertainment and arts industries.

Each one is unique

One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach its full potential, so we deliver à la carte custom solutions, tailored to you and your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges.

By first-class cloud-based software and our expert knowledge of international business, tax and accounting laws, we can lead or support your economical and financial planning with proper reporting requirements to ensure that you are tax-efficient and legally compliant.

ABOUT / Partner

Mauro Vella

Mauro is a fellow member of the Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors in Switzerland Fiduciario Commercialista as well qualified in Italy Dottore Commercialista and Revisore Legale dei Conti.

He graduated in Economics and Business Tax Law and obtained a Master in Business Tax Law from Bocconi in Milan in 2011.

He has worked and studied across Italy, Slovakia, Switzerland and United Kingdom during the last 20 years.

Mauro gained a wide experience on international tax law with focus on rules and regulations, which governs economic transactions across countries; he helps both companies, individuals and investment funds to interpret issues of a financial nature and tax legislation.

Since 2020 he has been President of the Commission of the Association of Accountants of the Canton of Ticino (OCCT) for the award of the prize for the best SUPSI Bachelor’s thesis in business economics on topics of interest to the fiduciary-tax sector.


Since 2020 he has been the president of the Bocconi Alumni Community  Ticino.


Since 2023 he has been qualified to professionally exercise the activity of Trustee.

ABOUT / Team

Consulting for international entrepreneurs

Headquartered in Lugano, Vella SA serves dynamic clients on and beyond Switzerland.

Our firm specializes in supporting businesses, self-employed contractors and private wealthy individuals. We offer a wide range of consulting services, all designed to help you and your company reach its potential and long term aims.

Our Advisers have been practicing for two decades and started during the late 90’s. We’re on the pulse of modern business, and we have monitored its evolution on international management, tax and legal approaches, to give you proper advice that will last for years to come.

Vella SA is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Canton of Ticino.


Our experience and our services


Business tasks often performed by corporate management might include strategic planning, as well as managing company resources and applying them toward attaining the company’s objectives.


Today globally active companies are faced with an increasing complexity of cross-border taxation matters.


Preparation of accounting and annual financial statements, managerial reports, balance sheet analysis and assistance for the audit.


There’s a lot of potential out there, but the rules can seem convoluted and vague at best.


The startup, small/mid business or relevant size businesses face all new and fierce frontiers that requires both business and legal advice from professionals who are deeply entrenched in the particularities of economics and financing.


Our advice is also aimed to the optimization of family companies’ control relationships, planning and managing of the inbound or outbound the family’s circle transfer of assets and shares.


  • Fiduciary services
  • Setting up and keeping company, financial and industrial accounting
  • Liquidity and financial plans
  • Assistance and advice on current management
  • Accounting, economic and equity analysis
  • Salaries, social security and financial statements
  • Specific financial studies for companies and groups
  • Tax advice and planning, as well as respective statements, review of tax invoices and representation to tax authorities
  • Assistance in the event of inspections and audits, hearings and tax litigation
  • Assistance with cantonal and federal taxes, succession / donation taxes, federal tax stamps and withholding tax
  • VAT returns and advice in VAT problems
  • Consultancy, coordination and planning in case of company reorganizations, reorganizations, successions, acquisitions and sales of companies
  • Business set-up: planning and integration of new business sectors, including the setting up of the tax system
  • Assistance and due diligences in M&A / B&S operations
  • Fiscal representation
  • Company liquidation assistance
  • Debt collection and execution procedures
  • Bankruptcy procedures
  • Administration of premises and real estate companies



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To facilitate a more precise and focused consultation, we recommend that you provide us with a description of your need or goal that you wish to achieve. This information will allow us to assess in detail how we can best assist you and propose the most appropriate solution for your needs. You can also call us to schedule an appointment.