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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

You should have at least CHF 3500 left from CHF 5000 gross for rent and food when all mandatory deductions are accounted for.
Social security deductions (AVS + pillar2 + acc. insurance) would come to around CHF 600/month (at age 29 pillar2 contribution is still rather low).
Healthcare in Lausanne area is almost as expensive as Geneve so Assura (still the cheapest insurer) would be some CHF 300/month with a 2000 deductible and family doctor plan.
Income tax won't exceed CHF 500/month when all deductions are taken into account.
For a single person more than enough left to rent a decent studio and live rather comfortably.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

http://www.vd.ch/themes/etat-droit-f...er-mes-impots/ Its in a foreign language!
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Congratulations on your integration success or at least to start working officially even though you were refugee.

Unless there's a special status for you, normally:


1) Estimate your taxes here:
http://www.vd.ch/themes/etat-droit-f...er-mes-impots/


2) Calculate your health insurance here:
https://www.priminfo.ch/praemien/index.php?sprache=f


Comparis, quoted by others, has its use, but it's private while priminfo is the official Suisse federal admin comparaison tool. It's not biased by x or y health company.

Welcome to the world of paying taxes
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Old 17.01.2017, 17:33
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

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Some religions want a cut of your income via taxes here
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter paradise. But a poor man who can't pay his Kirchensteuer is completely screwed.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

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Its in a foreign language!
Technically is in the only official language of that canton where the OP needs to make the declaration

Can he google translate that? I'm sure it's doable, right?

As far as I am aware, they did not give any English version there.
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Old 17.01.2017, 17:41
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

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Say I earn 5k per month, exlude food/house etc... how much do I pay in tax? I arrived as a refugee 4 years ago, I worked a little but never enough to be autonom. Now, I might get a job that pays 5k/month at first I thought it was too much but I was told that is the minimum after tax and healthcare and maybe some other thing I have to pay for.

I assume many things are taken into account, so I am single, 29, male and living in Lausanne, no health issues
Either the OP was wrong in posting this or having us on.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

his OP is completely confused
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Either the OP was wrong in posting this or having us on.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

I guess I have been living on handouts for so long, I forgot about the tax and healthcare payments, also assuming 5K is too much. Now I am in sync with reality.
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Old 17.01.2017, 20:18
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

if its too much then you can give me 20%
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I guess I have been living on handouts for so long, I forgot about the tax and healthcare payments, also assuming 5K is too much. Now I am in sync with reality.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

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if its too much then you can give me 20%
No way man, that was before I realized about uncle sam.


Serious question though, as with everything in Switzerland is the tax here also the most compared to other EU countries?
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

try this calculator. Canton Waadt


http://www.estv2.admin.ch/e/dienstle...uerrechner.htm
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Old 17.01.2017, 20:33
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If that is the net figure you'll be fine.
If it's gross he will be fine too!

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Why does Comparis want to know your religion if any?
Because one pays church-taxes here if religious. The state collects them for the churches (the official ones).

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Twentea did say in his first post that the 5k was AFTER taxes and healthcare. So should have plenty of spending money.
That's not what he said, he said they told him he'll be on the minimum after paying all these things. Which is a silly information as the minimum wage is meant gross. So - again - he will be fine.

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Well how do pay for them now? Your family pays? Can't you just keep the current arrangement?
As he came as an asylum-seeker and didn't earn enough to be independent until now I assume, it was the social security office who payed for him - and when he didn't make enough the difference.

Again - you'll be fine. And concrats on finding this job and starting to walk the road of independence It's gonna be a lot more fun.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

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Serious question though, as with everything in Switzerland is the tax here also the most compared to other EU countries?
No, it's the lowest.

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It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter paradise. But a poor man who can't pay his Kirchensteuer is completely screwed.
Only if your catholic. All others will be able to reach heaven even without paying church-tax.

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No way man, that was before I realized about uncle sam.
Serious question though, as with everything in Switzerland is the tax here also the most compared to other EU countries?
Nope. Rich people want to live here because taxes are low.
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Either the OP was wrong in posting this or having us on.
It made perfect sense to me.
As I understood it he initially thought 5000chf was too high a salary but he was told that it was the minimum he would require once taxes and health insurance etc had been deducted. He was asking how much tax would be deducted from a salary of that amount.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

It's certainly not the lowest salary around! Lidl brags about paying 4000 Fr to cashiers, don't they?
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It's certainly not the lowest salary around! Lidl brags about paying 4000 Fr to cashiers, don't they?
I know people who earn 3200.00 gross. For 100%
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

Well considering there are alot of people earning way less than this-under 3000CHF month before tax etc then its alot!
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It made perfect sense to me.
As I understood it he initially thought 5000chf was too high a salary but he was told that it was the minimum he would require once taxes and health insurance etc had been deducted. He was asking how much tax would be deducted from a salary of that amount.
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No, it's the lowest.
Well... second lowest... Lichtenstein has lower...
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Well... second lowest... Lichtenstein has lower...
Lower income tax? Monaco has 0%, beat that.
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Re: How much does a person living single who earns 5k/month spend in tax and healthca

well maybe its one of the lowest for the dirty rich
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No, it's the lowest.

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