Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe, it shares land borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel. Sweden has a low population density, however more than four-fifth of the population lives in urban areas. The capital city Stockholm is the most populous city in Scandinavia and is the economic, cultural, political, and media centre of Sweden. Its citizens enjoy a high standard of living and a well-developed education and welfare system.
Sweden has an export-oriented mixed economy. Engineering, telecommunication, automotive and pharmaceutical industries are of grate important. Timber, iron and hydropower are the main resources of Sweden. Its energy market is largely privatized.
Sweden has a PAYE tax system. The income taxation is deducted by the employer and is also paid directly be the employer to the Swedish Tax Agency. Assistance obtaining residence permit, local tax and social security registration, meet and greet service, assistance setting up local utilities, and opening bank account are the bricks CXC provides its contingent workforce.
CXC Global’s long established company and local expertise and knowledge of Sweden, allows us to work closely with our clients, assist with Local Tax and Social Security Registration, VAT Registration, including a preparation of a personal income tax return at the end of the tax year.
Contracting in Sweden is not a simple task. The PAYE taxation system in Sweden is not contractor friendly. Sweden is recognised for being a country with some of the highest living standards, social security benefits and taxes in the world. They has entered into Double Taxation Treaties with many countries and do not encourage contracting.
For foreign national contract workers, contracting in Sweden, it would be wise to consult with CXC Global on the best way to structure, and how best to balance taxation.