Tax burden and taxes

Some key figures on expenses from cantonal, communal and parish taxes in the cantonal administrative centres as well as expenses pertaining to the direct federal tax for predetermined tax subjects and objects.

Tax burden in Switzerland: physical persons, in 2017. Gross income earned (in thousands CHF)
Married person with a lucrative dependant activity and 2 children 20 100 200 500 1 000
Switzerland - 0,1 3,0 8,2 9,9
Basel 0,0 7,2 14,3 18,6 21,8
Bern 0,0 8,5 14,4 21,4 24,6
Geneva 0,1 2,7 11,9 19,7 23,9
Lausanne 0,0 9,1
13,9 22,1 26,4
Winterthur 0,2 4,9 10,8 18,9 23,4
Zurich 0,2 4,7
10,3 18,1 22,3
Biel 0,0 8,8
14,8 22,0
25,3
Lugano 0,2 4,1
11,1 18,4 21,2
Lucerne 0,3 6,8
11,1 15,9
17,6
St. Gallen 0,0 6,5
14,0 19,9 21,0
Source: Federal Tax Administration (FTA)

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