Tax burden in Switzerland 2017: international comparison

On 19 January 2018, the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) published the annual statistical comparison «Tax burden 2017: international comparison. Tax rates and tax/GDP ratios in different OECD-countries».

The publication examines tax rates and tax ratios in different OECD-countries and compares corporate tax rates, capital tax rates for companies, withholding tax rates, emission and turnover taxes, VAT rates, treatment of losses, as well as the taxation of income and wealth of private individuals in the year 2017. Furthermore, the report also contains a number of statements concerning the relationship between direct and indirect taxes.