“You wonder why you`ve ever lived in any other place”, Marc
“When you drive home on Lake Zurich at sunset you will finally understand:
“Quality of life”, Ron Abart
“My team called “Family” has never been more balanced and healthy.” Wife and Mother of 2.
Pfaeffikon-SZ has very sensible government spending and has managed to always maintain a positive balance sheet. The large increase of tax payers and the amount of taxes paid by mainly the financial industry made it possible to lower taxes to the residents and businesses of Pfaeffikon-SZ for 5 years in a row.
Tax rates are: 11.8 % Corporate Tax / 19 % Personal Tax
|Pfaeffikon City (SZ)||11.8%||19.0%||10.0%
|Basel City (BS)||14.8%||37.0%||33.8%||yes|
|Zug City (ZG)||15.3%||23.0%||13.6%||yes|
|St. Gallen (SG)||16.9%||35.8%||18.8%||yes|
|Zurich City (ZH)||21.2%||40.0%||23.8%||yes|
There is no inheritance or gift tax in Pfäffikon-SZ
Opalesque Exclusive: Switzerland's 116 hedge fund offices - where are they based? How Pfaeffikon is catching up with Geneva, Zurich. Friday, February 26, 2010, Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque London:
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For those thinking of opening up an office in Switzerland, a small town in the center of the country, with Lake Zurich’s in front and the Alpine mountains on the back, already has a claim on the finance – and especially the hedge fund – world. This town, where the 7000 or so inhabitants speak Swiss-German - and English, I am told - is Pfaeffikon. And it is at the moment in the midst of a boom, with building grounds and projects, as it is preparing to welcome an even greater international community.