Key figures

The FTA raises a major part of the Confederation’s receipts and so ensures that the Confederation can perform its public duties. It therefore collects VAT, direct federal tax, withholding tax, stamp duty and military service exemption tax. The FTA also provides international administrative assistance in tax matters.

Tax revenue in Switzerland 2018
Total receipts Confederation 73,5 bn
Total receipts FTA * 55,1 bn 
Value added tax 22,9 bn 
Direct federal tax 22,4 bn 
Withholding tax 7,7 bn 
Stamp duties 2,1 bn 
Military service exemption tax 168 bn 
* The total receipts does not exactly match the total of the numbers listed above due to rounding differences.

Last modification 17.04.2019

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