It's worthwhile to invest, work and live with us: Uri is small yet streamlined, and is full of opportunities. Get a taste of our creative power, faith in the future, joie de vivre and team spirit.
The business location Uri offers a secure future. Here – in the home of national hero William Tell – prudent investors and innovative entrepreneurs alike find loyal, highly motivated employees and a business-friendly government. Uri has room for business ideas. For instance, the Werkmatt Uri grounds next to the Altdorf train station offers 120,000 m² of space available for purchase.
In terms of tax competition, Uri beats many other cantons: For several years, a flat-rate tax and the lowest dividend taxation in Switzerland have made Uri an attractive tax environment for individuals and corporate bodies. For more than five years, the Gotthard canton has also been moving towards first place in Switzerland in terms of disposable household income and the financial attractiveness of its residential offers.
- Corporate tax rate
Effective corporate tax rate: 14.92% (Altdorf)
Targeted total effective corporate tax rate after tax reform (TRAF): 12.64%
- Individual tax rate
Progressive, min 13.85 - max 25.35%
- Guiding thoughts & policies regarding tax holiday
The canton of Uri offers highly attractive tax rates. In addition, and as part of the Swiss regional policy, the canton of Uri has the possibility to grant tax holidays both on federal and cantonal level to companies in specific industries and municipalities.
- Innovation support & R&D grants
The canton of Uri supports innovation-driven businesses. Through a cantonal fund, existing and new companies can be supported in their innovation projects.
- Predominant industries
MEM (metal, machinery, electricity), tourism, construction, health services, transportation
- Flagship companies
Datwyler Group, Andermatt Swiss Alps, Gipo AG, Sisag, Elektrizitätswerk Altdorf (EWA)
- Recent additions
Blockchains Swiss Vault Solutions AG, Kässbohrer Schweiz AG (registration in 2019)