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Eigenmietwert - which taxes it impacts?

If I understand it correctly I add Eigenmietwert (when I own a flat or house) to my income and pay taxes from it.
Is my understanding correct that Eigenmietwert increases all 3 taxes: Gemeindesteuer, Kantonssteuer, Direkte Bundessteuer?
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If I understand it correctly I add Eigenmietwert (when I own a flat or house) to my income and pay taxes from it.
Is my understanding correct that Eigenmietwert increases all 3 taxes: Gemeindesteuer, Kantonssteuer, Direkte Bundessteuer?
Yes. It increases your taxable income on all three levels. But not your taxable wealth (there is no federal wealth tax).

Be aware that the Eigenmietwert used for federal taxes might be different than for the commune/canton tax.
See the two Rundschreiben 2-172-D-2019 https://www.estv.admin.ch/estv/de/ho...schreiben.html
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If I understand it correctly I add Eigenmietwert (when I own a flat or house) to my income and pay taxes from it.
Is my understanding correct that Eigenmietwert increases all 3 taxes: Gemeindesteuer, Kantonssteuer, Direkte Bundessteuer?
Assuming you are residing in the property.

Otherwise you use the actual rental income.
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Re: Eigenmietwert - which taxes it impacts?

Yes it increases your overall taxable income hence the % used to calculate income taxes at all 3 levels on overall income.
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If I understand it correctly I add Eigenmietwert (when I own a flat or house) to my income and pay taxes from it.
Is my understanding correct that Eigenmietwert increases all 3 taxes: Gemeindesteuer, Kantonssteuer, Direkte Bundessteuer?
Yes, aka income taxes.

But you also deduct the costs, which are normally higher.

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But you also deduct the costs, which are normally higher.
I am still not 100% sure what costs can be deducted.

Obvious ones are mortgage interests and renovation costs, but what about a cleaner? Can I deduct that?
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Assuming you are residing in the property.

Otherwise you use the actual rental income.
But if you don't live there and you don't rent it out, then it's Eigenmietwert again.
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