Switzerland

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Switzerland

  • Corporate Tax Haven Index ranking: 5
  • Financial Secrecy Index ranking: 3
  • Tax loss each year to tax havens: $5,681,097,158
  • Tax loss inflicted on other countries: $12,844,985,635

Country profile

Tax abuse losses

$5,681,097,158

lost in tax every year to global tax abuse

$881,258,779

lost to tax avoidance committed by multinational corporations

$4,799,838,379

lost to tax evasion committed by private individuals

  • Equivalent to 4.00% tax revenue (tax revenue in 2020 : $142,138,748,200 trillion)
  • Equivalent to loss of $685 per member of population (Population: 8,295,882.10)
  • Greater than Global Average tax revenue Loss 2.61%
  • Greater than Regional Average tax revenue Loss 3.39%

Global Rankings

Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019
#5

Global Rank (First is Worst)

83.31/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

4.94%

Share of global tax havenry

Financial Secrecy Index 2020
#3

Global Rank (First is Worst)

74.05/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

4.12%

Share of global tax secrecy

Harm to other countries

$12,844,985,635

in tax lost by other countries

$10,953,644,082

by enabling corporate tax avoidance

$1,891,341,553

by enabling private tax evasion

Responsible for 3.00% of global tax losses
Inflicted tax loss equivalent to yearly salaries of
1,018,322 nurses

Social impact of lost tax

Tax loss equivalent to 22.94% of health budget
Tax loss equivalent to 16.28% of education spendings
Suffered tax loss equivalent to paying yearly salaries of
74,699 nurses

Vulnerability to illicit financial flows

Most Vulnerable via Inward FDI
Vulnerable Score for this channel is 59.00 / 100
(100 is Worst)

Trading partners most responsible for vulnerability

Netherlands (33.2%)
Luxembourg (25.2%)
United States (16.0%)

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