Only slight increase in Swiss tax burden in 2010
Bern, 29.11.2011 - The tax-to-GDP ratio of the Swiss government units will probably amount to 29.8% of gross domestic product (GDP) for 2010. With an uptick of 0.1 percentage points relative to 2009, it thus remained relatively stable. The slight increase was due to the growth in tax receipts seen by the cantons and communes. By international standards, Switzerland's tax-to-GDP ratio remains significantly lower than the OECD average of 33.7%.
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