Tax Rate For Switzerland’s Prostitutes

in Business Risk, Transnational Crime

Prostitution is a legal, regulated industry in Switzerland. Sex workers who chose to work in the industry must pay a tax of $5.39 (5 Swiss Francs) for each night that they work as a prostitute.

There are 14,000 officially registered sex workers in Switzerland. According to union rules, the must charge at least $100 to a client.

Source:  Nick Squires, “Switzerland opens drive in ‘sex boxes’ to make prostitution safer,” Telegraph, August 16, 2013.

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