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Discussion on: ✅ I worked as a Software Developer in the beautiful Switzerland 🏔️, AMA!

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Hi Fyodor,

Happy to answer those 😊

  • you can work as a contractor but still need to be proxied by an agency, it seems to be a common setup and I haven't heard of different approaches.
  • Taxes depend most on the city/canton you are in, for example: you get around 25% total taxes in Zurich, but 35+ in Geneva
  • Switzerland is generally small cities - Zurich, which is the biggest, has no more than 1M people. If you want to live in a village you can easily commute with a 30-minute train to the city, which is very cool!