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Is that also the case if you have a C permit?

By the way, OP, is it correct that you are under 25? You do realise that there is little to no nightlife in Zug? At your age you realy should opt for Zurich.
No. Per my post I was talking specifically about tax at source. Thanks for highlighting that that wasn't clear. With a c permit you are treated as Swiss for tax purposes.
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I posted some graphs based on tax at source a few years ago.
You can see the differences and then look at house prices. Iirc it was around 130 to 140k where it started getting cheaper (assuming you were commuting into Zurich).

For a balance of low taxes and reasonable rent with good transport connections, take a look at Pfäffikon SZ.
Schwyz may be increasing their cantonal taxes by as much as 30%, so that may nullify any benefits.
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Schwyz may be increasing their cantonal taxes by as much as 30%, so that may nullify any benefits.
You got a link for this?
My understanding was that taxes have already been raised for the filthy rich and, depending on how much this brings in affects whether the rest of us end up paying more. But of course, 30% of not very much is also not very much....
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My understanding was that taxes have already been raised for the filthy rich and, depending on how much this brings in affects whether the rest of us end up paying more. But of course, 30% of not very much is also not very much....
Schwyz voted last September to raise taxes, in response to the deficit created by the NFA. It will affect incomes over 230K, Vermogen over 250K (couples) or 125K (single.)

Up until now, SZ has been a financially strong canton. The voters have preferred a low tax, fewer services paid via the public purse regime, following a 'user pays' philosophy in keeping with it's conservative outlook.

It worked well until the recent hike in federal NFA contributions. The amount that SZ has to fork out to the financially weaker (and more spendthrift) cantons is close to the amount of the current deficit.

So it was voted to raise taxes rather than continue to run a deficit - although the SZ voters are hoppin' mad. The general feeling is anger that they are in essence forced to foot the bill for services in other cantons that they cannot afford to provide to their own.

And to add insult to injury, by raising taxes and thus cantonal income, SZ will be forced to contribute even more to the NFA in the future.

Raising taxes has already shown negative effects; housing values have dropped considerably - to the point where people are calling for a reassessment of Eigenmietwert.

Here's an article:

http://www.sz.ch/documents/Broschuer...tember_gzd.pdf

http://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/abstimmung...sse-1.18392609


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It should be remembered that it is really only Ausserschwyz that is very low tax. The rest of the canton has never been all that attractive from a tax standpoint.

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Schwyz voted last September to raise taxes, in response to the deficit created by the NFA. It will affect incomes over 230K, Vermogen over 250K (couples) or 125K (single.)
Thanks for this - I knew the reasons why this had happened, but I thought it applied to a much higher income than that.

Interesting times ahead then. Such a pity that not everyone can take part in the voting at kantonal and local level. To not have a say in local decisions is not ideal.
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Re: Salaries in Zug vs Zurich

I live in Baar and I pay 1650CHF per month for a ~50square meters apartment, 4th floor without lift, external parking included.

I don't think I'd get something at this price in Zurich!
In Zug prices are higher though, around 2k for the same, without parking.
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