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Paying tax and still in school?

My 19 year old, who is at Gymnasium full time, has two bills for Kopfsteuer 20 and 25 chf (Kanton and Gemeinde). Does anyone know if that is correct, that school 'children' pay tax despite (as in our case) having no income? Thank you.
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Old 28.10.2015, 16:07
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Re: Paying tax and still in school?

People with no income still have to pay some taxes, AHV for example.

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My 19 year old, who is at Gymnasium full time, has two bills for Kopfsteuer 20 and 25 chf (Kanton and Gemeinde). Does anyone know if that is correct, that school 'children' pay tax despite (as in our case) having no income? Thank you.
It's a head tax for Adults without income, so yes it's payable.
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It's a head tax for Adults without income, so yes it's payable.
The French had a solution for this
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It's a head tax for Adults without income, so yes it's payable.
A poll tax? That never ends well...

The good news is that being on low income, they may get a tax rebate to cover their health premiums.
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A poll tax? That never ends well...

The good news is that being on low income, they may get a tax rebate to cover their health premiums.
Fixed at a few CHF is hardly an issue, it's a big shame that poll tax was abolished in the UK.

Social help will likely have to be repaid, is bad news for citizenship or permit renewal so best not to get help with health premiums.
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