Personal Tax in Sweden

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Tax Base For Residents and Non-Residents
Residents are taxed on all their income (national and international) while non-residents are only taxed on their income received in Sweden.

Tax Rate

Individuals pay both a municipal tax which rate is between 28.89% and 34.17% + the national income tax. The overall rate of income tax in Sweden is between 28.89% and 59.17%. For national income tax, the rate is between 0% and 25%.
SEK 0 to 380,200 0%
SEK 380,200 to 538,800 20%
SEK 538,800 and above 25%
Allowable Deductions and Tax Credit
Deductions for business travel expenses, rise in cost of living (rise in rent for example).
Special Expatriate Tax Regime
Tax reductions for certain expatriate management personnel (limited duration of 5 years). Flat rate reduction of 25%. This measure is only possible during the first three years of work and is reserved exclusively for people who do not have Swedish nationality.
Capital Tax Rate
Net income on capital investment, dividends, and capital gains are generally taxed at 30%. For further information, consult the Invest in Sweden website.

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