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Old 26.01.2014, 19:05
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GA Travel card expense and taxes..

So I am wondering if someone can help me understand exactly how much the GA 2nd class card will really cost me per year, when factoring in the tax deductions. The card costs 3550chf per year as I see. Since i'll be traveling now more to a new office we have been moved to, how much does this GA then really cost me? Lets assume an income of around 120k..

Is this the sort of discount as I get when paying into my 3a piller? So the tax I pay on 3550chf I can get back then? Then thats not a huge savings frankly..

Any clarity would be helpful..
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Old 26.01.2014, 19:12
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Re: GA Travel card expense and taxes..

Afaik you don't get any tax back...
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Re: GA Travel card expense and taxes..

Are you sure? This englishform post seems to think you do:

tax deduction for travel to work

But it doesn't answer my question..
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Re: GA Travel card expense and taxes..

The cost of the ga is deducted from your taxable income amount, ssme as the 3rd pillar. So tge tax savings are negligable.

However your lovely tax man is planning to stop this allowance for " environmental reasons" to encourage people to work in their area.
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