Salary Rate
Year
Month
Semimonthly
Week
Day
Hour
Withholding
Salary
CHF 20'000
Cantonal tax
- CHF 133
Communal tax
- CHF 158
Church tax
- CHF 19
Personal Tax
- CHF 24
Contributions to OASI, DI, APG
- CHF 1'055
Unemployment insurance
- CHF 220
Non-occupational Accident Insurance
- CHF 241
Total tax
- CHF 1'850
Net pay
* CHF 18'150
Marginal tax rate
20.0%
Average tax rate
9.2%
90.8%
Net pay
9.2%
Total tax
Total tax
Net pay
Summary
If you make CHF 20'000 a year living in the region of Zurich, Switzerland, you will be taxed CHF 1'850. That means that your net pay will be CHF 18'150 per year, or CHF 1'513 per month. Your average tax rate is 9.3% and your marginal tax rate is 20.0%. 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 20.04, hence, your net pay will only increase by CHF 79.96.
Bonus Example
A CHF 1'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 800 of net incomes. A CHF 5'000 bonus will generate an extra CHF 3'998 of net incomes.
NOTE* Withholding is calculated based on the Zurich 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.