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Help with the tax return: how can I save on tax?

Travel to work, insurance premiums or renovation costs: Many people in Switzerland are uncertain about what and how much can be deducted from their taxable income. Swiss Life has the answers and provides valuable assistance for your tax return.

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Checklist for completing your tax return

What do I need to bear in mind when completing my tax return? Which documents should I have to hand, and how can I save on taxes with pillar 3a? We’ve put together the most important tips for completing your tax return for you. For more financial self-determination.

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Identifying and avoiding pension gaps

How much will my pension be? There is no general answer to this question. However, you can already check whether you have any pension gaps. This means not having enough money to finance your spending in a self-determined manner when you reach retirement age. We will show you how to calculate pension gaps and what you can do to close them.

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Do you rent or buy

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To rent or buy – which suits me better?

The question “to rent or buy?” is a life decision. Both make sense and have their appeal, especially with regard to a self-determined life. If you take a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages, both options offer real benefits. Find out what these are in our video.

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