Switzerland’s strangest taxes – and what happens if you don’t pay them
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Switzerland’s strangest taxes – and what happens if you don’t pay them

From one return per house to tax-deductible bribes, we've listed some of the oddest tax rules in Switzerland.

Cost of living: Which parts of Switzerland are actually cheap to live in?
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Cost of living: Which parts of Switzerland are actually cheap to live in?

How do nurses’ salaries in Switzerland compare to the rest of the world?
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How do nurses’ salaries in Switzerland compare to the rest of the world?

Reader question: Can a foreign national obtain a loan in Switzerland and under what conditions?
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Reader question: Can a foreign national obtain a loan in Switzerland and under what conditions?

EXPLAINED: What is the 13th salary in Switzerland and how is it calculated?
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EXPLAINED: What is the 13th salary in Switzerland and how is it calculated?

What’s the best way to make money on your investments in Switzerland?
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What’s the best way to make money on your investments in Switzerland?

Coronavirus: Card now trumps cash in Switzerland

Coronavirus: Card now trumps cash in Switzerland

Switzerland leads the way as Bitcoin makes a return

Switzerland leads the way as Bitcoin makes a return

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Richemont profits up on China revenue

Swiss canton adopts a minimum wage

Swiss canton adopts a minimum wage

4.5 million francs stolen from armoured car in Bern

4.5 million francs stolen from armoured car in Bern

Why Switzerland is the most expensive country in Europe for international schools
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Why Switzerland is the most expensive country in Europe for international schools

Minimum wage in Switzerland: What you need to know
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Minimum wage in Switzerland: What you need to know

Have your say: How can you save money on raising children in Switzerland?
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Have your say: How can you save money on raising children in Switzerland?

More money for French-speaking cantons in Switzerland from 2020

More money for French-speaking cantons in Switzerland from 2020

Swiss remain the ‘richest’ in the world… but it’s not all good news
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Swiss remain the ‘richest’ in the world… but it’s not all good news

Nine stats to help explain the famously strong Swiss economy

Nine stats to help explain the famously strong Swiss economy

Your questions answered: the new Swiss 1,000-franc note

Your questions answered: the new Swiss 1,000-franc note

Switzerland’s richest get richer to reach record wealth high

Switzerland’s richest get richer to reach record wealth high

Swiss economy predicted to grow 3% by end of year

Swiss economy predicted to grow 3% by end of year

Swiss exports hit new quarterly record

Swiss exports hit new quarterly record

Swiss-based G20 regulator unveils plan to monitor cryptocurrency threat

Swiss-based G20 regulator unveils plan to monitor cryptocurrency threat

Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK
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Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK

Swiss government wants to end tax penalty for married couples

Swiss government wants to end tax penalty for married couples

Modern-day Valais counterfeiters echo 19th century criminal

Modern-day Valais counterfeiters echo 19th century criminal

Switzerland’s new 200-franc note set for August release

Switzerland’s new 200-franc note set for August release

Financial troubles put future of Geneva festival in doubt

Financial troubles put future of Geneva festival in doubt

Report: Switzerland’s richest got even richer in 2017

Report: Switzerland’s richest got even richer in 2017

Study: average Swiss household has 7,000 francs monthly disposable income

Study: average Swiss household has 7,000 francs monthly disposable income

Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not paying health insurance premiums

Thousands in Switzerland are blacklisted for not paying health insurance premiums

Report: A fifth of Swiss residents struggle financially

Report: A fifth of Swiss residents struggle financially

Report: Swiss are richer than ever but wealth inequality persists

Report: Swiss are richer than ever but wealth inequality persists

Ticino proposes potential new minimum wage – but is it enough?

Ticino proposes potential new minimum wage – but is it enough?

Young Swiss socialists campaign for higher taxes on rich

Young Swiss socialists campaign for higher taxes on rich

Report: Switzerland is no longer world’s richest country

Report: Switzerland is no longer world’s richest country

Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash

Swiss police investigate why Geneva toilets were clogged with cash

Valais man wins over a million francs on the horses… with a 2.50 franc bet

Valais man wins over a million francs on the horses… with a 2.50 franc bet

Credit Suisse launches digital piggy bank to teach kids how to handle money

Credit Suisse launches digital piggy bank to teach kids how to handle money

Report: half a million live below poverty line in Switzerland

Report: half a million live below poverty line in Switzerland

How to save money in living in Zurich – Europe’s most expensive city

How to save money in living in Zurich – Europe’s most expensive city

Swiss banking: the apps putting customers first
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Swiss banking: the apps putting customers first

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide
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The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

Finders keepers? Woman finds 50,000 francs on Basel street

Finders keepers? Woman finds 50,000 francs on Basel street

Honest pensioner hands in Zurich cash stash

Honest pensioner hands in Zurich cash stash

Surprise! Switzerland STILL world’s richest country

Surprise! Switzerland STILL world’s richest country

Elderly Italian on benefits stashed €1m in Swiss bank

Elderly Italian on benefits stashed €1m in Swiss bank

Panama Papers firm pushes for prosecution

Panama Papers firm pushes for prosecution

Zug to let residents pay bills using bitcoin

Zug to let residents pay bills using bitcoin

Switzerland’s new 50 franc note: what you need to know

Switzerland’s new 50 franc note: what you need to know

Swiss company Glencore in billon-dollar deal

Swiss company Glencore in billon-dollar deal

Couple leaves cash stash on Basel tram

Couple leaves cash stash on Basel tram

Unclaimed employment pensions hit $3 billion

Unclaimed employment pensions hit $3 billion

Swiss to spend less this Christmas: survey

Swiss to spend less this Christmas: survey

Large losses dent profits for Zurich Insurance

Large losses dent profits for Zurich Insurance

Gold reserves boost Swiss national profits

Gold reserves boost Swiss national profits

Eurozone causes Swiss economic slowdown

Eurozone causes Swiss economic slowdown

Swiss pension system among ‘world’s best’

Swiss pension system among ‘world’s best’

Report: Switzerland tenth most tax-attractive nation

Report: Switzerland tenth most tax-attractive nation

Zurich world’s fifth most costly city for expats

Zurich world’s fifth most costly city for expats

Swiss Post cracks down on fake five-franc coin

Swiss Post cracks down on fake five-franc coin

Swiss banker charged over Wikileaks breach

Swiss banker charged over Wikileaks breach

Man demands free Merc from St Gallen garage

Man demands free Merc from St Gallen garage

UBS Belgium chief under investigation for fraud

UBS Belgium chief under investigation for fraud

Credit Suisse: ending US tax dispute ‘top priority’

Credit Suisse: ending US tax dispute ‘top priority’

Pakistan to hold Swiss talks on illicit money

Pakistan to hold Swiss talks on illicit money

Donald Rumsfeld ‘gets Swiss social benefits’

Donald Rumsfeld ‘gets Swiss social benefits’

Germans smuggle cash out of Switzerland

Germans smuggle cash out of Switzerland

Ex-Credit Suisse banker fined for price rigging

Ex-Credit Suisse banker fined for price rigging

Swiss bank ‘used golf’ to lure US tax cheats

Swiss bank ‘used golf’ to lure US tax cheats

Lausanne cracks top ten list of expensive cities

Lausanne cracks top ten list of expensive cities

Pension billions lie unclaimed in Swiss fund

Pension billions lie unclaimed in Swiss fund

40 Swiss banks agree to reveal hidden accounts

40 Swiss banks agree to reveal hidden accounts

Are you an entrepreneur looking for the ultimate opportunity?
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Are you an entrepreneur looking for the ultimate opportunity?

Millions transferred abroad in tax deal

Millions transferred abroad in tax deal

Swiss money really is dirty: UK scientists

Swiss money really is dirty: UK scientists

Credit Suisse snaps up Morgan Stanley arm

Credit Suisse snaps up Morgan Stanley arm

SNB records higher profit than expected

SNB records higher profit than expected

Switzerland forecasts 1.5 billion franc surplus

Switzerland forecasts 1.5 billion franc surplus

Swiss cities pricey for foreign professionals

Swiss cities pricey for foreign professionals

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Swiss try to confiscate ‘Baby Doc’ millions

Switzerland scores in competitiveness rankings

Switzerland scores in competitiveness rankings

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Nycomed bought by Japanese pharma giant

Swiss women earn 41 percent less than men

Swiss women earn 41 percent less than men

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Money ‘stolen’ at Zürich airport security

Zurich is world’s most expensive city: survey

Zurich is world’s most expensive city: survey

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Europe’s billionaires ‘at home in Switzerland’

Man pays $10,000 for glass of rare whisky at Swiss hotel

Man pays $10,000 for glass of rare whisky at Swiss hotel

Catching quadruple murderer leaves Swiss canton with huge bill

Catching quadruple murderer leaves Swiss canton with huge bill

Nestle profits dip after instant noodle recall

Nestle profits dip after instant noodle recall