Moderate tax rates meet smooth cooperation
The Greater Zurich Area provides attractive corporate and individual taxation compared to the rest of Europe and Switzerland regularly ranks among the top countries in international tax competitiveness. Thanks to Switzerland’s high volume of tax autonomy, the combined effective corporate tax rates (federal, cantonal and municipal) range from 12% to 24%. This wide range is due to the fact that there is a lot of tax autonomy on the regional and local level. Individual taxation in Switzerland is also very moderate. Unlike corporate tax, there is a progression that makes it impossible to indicate a steady rate. However, in the Swiss cantons, progression is much flatter than in any other European country, and middle-class incomes are typically taxed at one-third or half of the European rates.
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The handbook provides information on the key locational advantages Switzerland has to offer.
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Rankings, facts and figures
Switzerland rates #4 in the 2022 International Tax Competitiveness Index
26 sovereign cantons with 2,202 independent municipalities
7.7% value-added tax rate (lowest in Europe)
(Reduced rate of 2.5% on certain everyday consumer goods)
Double taxation agreements with approximately 120 countries
27.8% fiscal quota (lowest in Europe)
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