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.
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.