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Old 12.06.2020, 06:45
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Re: Swiss American couple buying property

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I know but I find it strange to be honest. I do not get the basis for this. If you have an AuPair or Live-in nanny, you pay them less wage because you provide them with housing and food. If one maintains a spouse who does not work, shouldn't that result in a deduction of what they can take after divorce vs a spouse who actually contributed to the wealth of the family? But the law seems to work in the exact opposite way.
That analogy makes no sense. What exactly is the mathematical connection? They are both getting the benefit of a home and they both deserve a salary. Unless you want to create a complicated equation on earning potentials (which can go both ways and does not include the hit to the career of a stay at home parent), the easiest and fairest way is to divide it by half.
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