Switzerland: Income and profits taxes

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 Switzerland

Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue

 Latest value 25.71
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 18.24
 Min - Max 11.60 - 25.73
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1972 to 2021. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 18.24 percent with a minimum of 11.6 percent in 1973 and a maximum of 25.73 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 25.71 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 102 countries is 25.40 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Switzerland - Income and profits taxes - Recent values chart

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Switzerland - Income and profits taxes - historical chart - 1972-2021




Definition: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 11.37 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 100.69 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.53 2023 percent
 Government debt 36.60 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 22.53 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 1.09 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 10.09 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 28.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 63 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.56 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.92 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.71 2021 percent
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