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Old 22.04.2016, 13:17
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I don't live in Zug and I don't know either what facts you allegedly use to state that most people living in Zug work in Zug. But based on comments on this forum and on hearsay, I had the impression Zug was mostly a place where many are living to pay less taxes, yet they work in Zurich.
I think there is a certain amount of people who "live" in Zug as in renting a place and have their official address there. That does not mean they are commuting. I personally know Swiss people who have a room in a shared apartment in Zug and pay their taxes there and on top of it have a flat in Zurich. I've been told that Zurich city even randomly checks if people who claim to be "Wochenaufenthalter" are at their Zurich flat on Saturdays...
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Old 22.04.2016, 21:01
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Re: Zug = winning

Yes. It also has a great nude beach. Otherwise it is a grave yard for the rich



QUOTE=nigelr;2572846]I think ".... life in Zug is a hole" would be closer

I don't mind the lake and shopping but I wouldn't want to live there.[/QUOTE]
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Old 22.04.2016, 22:19
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Re: Zug = winning

Study of rent costs for a 3.5 room apartment.
Zug, strangely does not even get mentioned.
Zurich reported as the most expensive

http://www.20min.ch/finance/news/sto...hweiz-24485641

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I only compared rents as per adverts... My observations are that rent are much higher in Zug canton than Zurich canton (Zurich already being higher than other cantons).
Maybe there are other factors like the decent rents adverts are either not published or going fast, and only the unwanted most expensive ones remains.

Obviously then if people are working in Zug then there's no problem of going to Zurich, isn't?
I don't live in Zug and I don't know either what facts you allegedly use to state that most people living in Zug work in Zug. But based on comments on this forum and on hearsay, I had the impression Zug was mostly a place where many are living to pay less taxes, yet they work in Zurich.

Maybe that's only a minority of clever tax handling people

Yes, give me the best part, less taxes, where do I sign???
There are many jobs in Canton Zug for its small size. Siemens, Johnson & Johnson, Amgen, Glencore...Of course there are also many people who live in Zug because of the lower taxes. Who wouldn't do it if the savings are worth it?
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Yes. It also has a great nude beach. Otherwise it is a grave yard for the rich



QUOTE=nigelr;2572846]I think ".... life in Zug is a hole" would be closer

I don't mind the lake and shopping but I wouldn't want to live there.
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It's not only rich people who live in Zug, the majority is medium class. And if you feel bored, take the train and in 22 minutes you are at Zürich HB.
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Re: Zug = winning

And you know why these firms are in Zug? Glencore.......corrupt capitalists

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