Salary Rate
Year
Month
Biweekly
Week
Day
Hour
Withholding
Salary
CHF 6'000
Direct Federal Tax
- CHF 68.12
Cantonal tax
- CHF 250
Communal tax
- CHF 298
Church tax
- CHF 24.98
Old age and invalidity
- CHF 307
Unemployment insurance
- CHF 66
Total tax
- CHF 1'015
Net pay
* CHF 4'985
Marginal tax rate
25.8%
Average tax rate
16.9%
83.1%
Net pay
16.9%
Total tax
Total tax
Net pay
Summary
If you make CHF 72'000 a year living in the region of Zurich, Switzerland, you will be taxed CHF 12'180. That means that your net pay will be CHF 59'820 per year, or CHF 4'985 per month. Your average tax rate is 16.9% and your marginal tax rate is 25.8%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of CHF 100 in your salary will be taxed CHF 25.78, hence, your net pay will only increase by CHF 74.22.
Bonus Example
A CHF 1'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 742 of net incomes. A CHF 5'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 3'711 of net incomes.
NOTE* Deductions are calculated based on the Zurich tables of Switzerland, 2020 income tax. For simplification purposes some variables (such as marital status and others) have been assumed. This document does not represent legal authority and shall be used for approximation purposes only.