Key figures Federal tax administration FTA

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 2021
Total receipts Confederation 75,1 bn
Total receipts FTA * 56,5 bn
Value added tax 23,6 bn 
Direct federal tax 25,4 bn 
Withholding tax 4,9 bn 
Stamp duties 2,6 bn 
Military service exemption tax 182 M 
* The total receipts does not exactly match the total of the numbers listed above due to rounding differences.

Last modification 19.01.2023

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Tax Policy – Economic Analysis and Tax Statistics
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