Within the largest and economically most important canton of Switzerland, the canton of Zurich, large tax differences exist among the municipalities. A comparison of the tax rates, rent and property prices as well as of health insurance premiums is worthwhile.

Immigrants pay taxes that are deducted monthly directly from their salaries. This so-called withholding tax is regulated on a cantonal basis and can vary from year to year.

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Contact office for the country towns:
Sozialversicherungsanstalt des Kantons Zürich
Röntgenstrasse 17
P.O. Box
8087 Zürich
044 448 50 00 044 448 55 55 E-mail

Contact office for the city of Zurich:
Städtische Gesundheitsdienste
Walchestrasse 31
8035 Zürich
044 412 11 11 044 412 23 93 E-mail