If you make CHF 50'000 a year living in the region of Vaud, Switzerland, you will be taxed CHF 9'268. That means that your net pay will be CHF 40'732 per year, or CHF 3'394 per month. Your average tax rate is 18.5% and your marginal tax rate is 38.1%. 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 38.12, hence, your net pay will only increase by CHF 61.88.
A CHF 1'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 619 of net incomes. A CHF 5'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 3'094 of net incomes.
NOTE* Withholding is calculated based on the Vaud tables of Switzerland, 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.