Cantonal Tax Office

Eingang zum kantonalen Steueramt

What we do

With its more than 700 employees, the Cantonal Tax Office is the biggest office within the Department of Finance. Its main function is to collect direct taxes on behalf of the federal government, the Canton and municipalities as well as to deal with the question of inheritance and gift taxes of the Cantons.

In addition, the Cantonal Tax Office collects direct federal taxes as well as inheritance and gift taxes and handles the question of withholding taxes for foreign employees in the Canton as well as for persons working in the Canton and living abroad.