Advice from the specialists
Many expats in Switzerland are able to save a significant amount on their tax bill - but they don’t. Newcomers to the country typically don’t understand the tax system, and with employers paying taxes on their behalf, it’s all too convenient to ignore. We spoke to tax specialist Georgi Uzunov on how you can reduce and optimise your return.
What you need to know
Expats in Switzerland are eligible to claim additional tax deductions when filing their tax returns. You must fulfill a certain criteria in order to be eligible which can be found below.
How expensive is it for expatriates?
In the various annual surveys ranking the most expensive expat destinations, Switzerland always places highly. Using in-depth data, Xpatulator has calculated the average cost of living in Switzerland and compared it to cities around the world.