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Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

What about accident insurance? Health insurance?
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What about accident insurance? Health insurance?
Some kind of deal where the hols sickness the agency charges then pays back straight away. Health I will get later and accident is provided by agency automatically
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Some kind of deal where the hols sickness the agency charges then pays back straight away. Health I will get later and accident is provided by agency automatically
health you won't get later. You've registered, right?
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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

yes registering in zurich (agency sorts it out directly). Meant later as in the 3 months deadline to get health insurance so do that then.
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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

I'm a contractor. Yes, it is normal for you to pay both employer and employee social security. You are effectively working through what would be called an umbrella company in the UK.

You are liable for health insurance right away. You can't wait. You will have to pay on the basis of the day you first registered even if you start health insurance late so why not pick your company, get signed up and pay now? What if you get seriously ill? I didn't think I would ever get ill but I did - big style. I was glad I had health insurance.

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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

If you forget to sort out health insurance, you will be given a policy and it will not be the cheapest one. And you will have to pay for three months if you wait three months. Which is more than one month's payment, naturally.
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Net Amount 68% ish
You can check the correct tax rate for quellensteuer (tax rate)at: http://www.steueramt.zh.ch/html/steu...if_a_QSt08.pdf

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Nothing more to say - Im gonna go cry now...
without any offense to the OP, thats the subtlest I could imagine someone bragging .... I like the style .. I wish I could do that ... ;-)

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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

That's right (breakdown and paying employer's side)
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without any offense to the OP, thats the subtlest I could imagine someone bragging .... I like the style .. I wish I could do that ... ;-)
In 3 months I dont have a job- contracting is high risk no matter how skilled you are and due to short term placements you have high costs of living plus travel and so on so take home is lot less.

As the saying goes "If it was that easy everyone would be doing it!"
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As someone that has been working in manual jobs for the last 30 years, I find people earning this kind of money - when there is true poverty in the world - quite outrageous.

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In 3 months I dont have a job- contracting is high risk no matter how skilled you are and due to short term placements you have high costs of living plus travel and so on so take home is lot less.

As the saying goes "If it was that easy everyone would be doing it!"
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As the saying goes "If it was that easy everyone would be doing it!"
Agreed mate ..
I am pretty sure such figures for permanent positions frequently appear in pay slips of many banking people in the forum ... or may be I am just jealous!

Best wishes though on your job...
Nice evening
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a bit pointless as there's a couple of quotes above of the original message
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As someone that has been working in manual jobs for the last 30 years, I find people earning this kind of money - when there is true poverty in the world - quite outrageous.

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Dave - if you keep that attitude then you will never get anywhere.

When you finished your manual job for 30 years what did you do? go home, pub, watch TV, shop and so on?

I sacrificed years of my life- no formal degree or qualifications in my field. I worked and studied 24/7 from piles of 800 page textbooks sacrificing my life to get to where I wanted to be and not yet done- dont even own a TV as 'making something of myself' is more important than Eastender or the pub.

My career was built on damn hard work and clever strategy. It was done with integrity, didnt step on anyone along the way and can hold my head up high.

I met MANY who still do the job I did with them at that time- no matter how much I tried to motivate them (and god knows I did) they just didn't have it in them.

We live in a capitalist society- if you work harder then the guy next to you then you shall succeed- but only if you actually try!

The fact that you are going for the poverty angle but know little of my views or indeed other non-manual earners on these and other topics says a lot about yourself and how little you know of the human nature. I suggest you read a few books, talk to wiser people than both of us and expand your mind.
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As someone that has been working in manual jobs for the last 30 years, I find people earning this kind of money - when there is true poverty in the world - quite outrageous.

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Aye right.
Very droll.
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Re: Does my salary breakdown look ok?? (Also question for contractors)

Whats the big deal - i know lots ppl earning these salaries. You know nothing about the guys background - give him a break!
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As someone that has been working in manual jobs for the last 30 years, I find people earning this kind of money - when there is true poverty in the world - quite outrageous.

dave
From what I could figure out this looks like a pretty standard upper middle management banking salary. If you want to see outrageous you have to go to London or NYC and look at what those 28-yr old kids in I-banking are making ($500k-1M a year a few years out of b-school....). Quite insane.
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As someone that has been working in manual jobs for the last 30 years, I find people earning this kind of money - when there is true poverty in the world - quite outrageous.

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No so fair I would say. No idea what he does, how much he makes the other 9 months, how many hours he has, nor what he does with his money.

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We live in a capitalist society- if you work harder then the guy next to you then you shall succeed- but only if you actually try!
Depends on how you define "succeed"... maybe one can be more successful working less and finding fulfillment in what you do as opposed to working your ass off just to make more bucks than the guy next to you. I've been very much on that second route for most of the last years and find it rather frustrating (there's a reason why they call it the rat race - even if you win, you're still a rat).
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