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Old 02-03-2014, 11:58 PM
 
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Switzerland has lower taxes. So you get to keep more of that salary after paying for living expenses.
That's what I meant....Both countries have similar living costs, but taxes are much lower in Switzerland (I think 30% vs 50%) so in Switzerland the disposable income is greater.
This, of course, without considering that in Switzerland you have to pay for your own health insurance and other stuff that in Denmark is public..but as long as I do not have children this should not be an issue...
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:24 AM
 
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The answer is clear to me,
switzerland cause there are really cool mountains and its independent from the EU.
Also I like them Cheesssse.
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Old 02-05-2014, 12:02 PM
 
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Switzerland ofcourse!
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:00 PM
 
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That's what I meant....Both countries have similar living costs, but taxes are much lower in Switzerland (I think 30% vs 50%) so in Switzerland the disposable income is greater.
This, of course, without considering that in Switzerland you have to pay for your own health insurance and other stuff that in Denmark is public..but as long as I do not have children this should not be an issue...
As a foreigner, you only pay witholding tax on your income in switzerland which would be 7% (in ticino) if you earn 50,000chf a year and 13% if you earn 100,000chf a year. Zurich is even less. health insurance included would be 13% for 50k and 16% for 100k.

However in Denmark, 50,000chf a year equivalent is taxed at 35% (in Copenhagen) and 100,000chf a year equivalent is taxed at 46%. the difference is HUGE and Copenhagen is ALOT more expensive to live in than Ticino to begin with.

there's also sales tax, which is 25% in Denmark, vs 8% in Switzerland.

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Old 02-05-2014, 09:44 PM
 
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None of them, all 3 countries are cold and expensive
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:01 AM
 
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From your offers I would pick Switzerland as well. Luxembourg is boring. Never went to Denmark but if you don't like high taxes, yep, not a good choice. Switzerland countryside is beautiful, from my experience its cities lack some soul and dynamism but most people are nice.
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Old 02-06-2014, 11:35 AM
 
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It seems that for now Denmark opportunity has drop, Switzerland is my first choice but the internship opportunity is in Basel..has anyone ever been there??
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Old 02-06-2014, 12:03 PM
 
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OP, here's a discussion forum about Switzerland, in english. There are some threads about Basel, or you could create one.

English Forum Switzerland
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Old 02-06-2014, 01:03 PM
 
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OP, here's a discussion forum about Switzerland, in english. There are some threads about Basel, or you could create one.

English Forum Switzerland
thanks
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