Switzerland: debate around an ‘immigration tax’ on foreign workers intensifies

The idea of a tax on companies that take on foreign workers is gaining ground even in moderate liberal circles. The aim of its proponents is to limit economic immigration, which has been on the rise in the Swiss Confederation since 2022.

Through Thomas Schnee. Published on 21 February 2024 Ă  11h29 - Update on 21 February 2024 Ă  11h30

The debate over a so-called ‘immigration tax’, applicable to companies hiring foreign workers, is growing in Switzerland. What is new is that the debate is spreading well beyond the traditional anti-immigration circles of the conservative right (SVP) to moderate liberal circles.…

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