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Fees
12 173
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Tax Burden in Karlstad Municipality

Karlstad municipality is known for its scenic environment and high quality of life. An important aspect that affects the daily lives of residents is the tax burden. In Karlstad municipality, the municipal tax is 21.27%, the county tax is 11.68%, and the burial fee is 0.28%. For those who are members of the Swedish church, a church fee of 1.41% is added. The total tax burden excluding the church fee is thus 32.95%.

How are tax revenues used?

Tax revenues in Karlstad municipality are used to finance a range of important societal functions. Here are some of the most significant areas:

  • Education: A large portion of tax revenues goes towards financing schools and preschools. This includes salaries for teachers and staff as well as maintenance of school buildings.
  • Healthcare and social services: Tax money is also used to finance health centers, elderly care, and other social services that are important for the well-being of residents.
  • Infrastructure: Maintenance of roads, parks, and other public spaces is also a major item in the municipality's budget.
  • Culture and leisure: Libraries, sports facilities, and cultural events are other areas supported by tax revenues.

Economic Challenges and Opportunities

Karlstad municipality faces several economic challenges. An aging population means increased costs for healthcare and social services. At the same time, there is a need to invest in infrastructure and education to meet future demands.

But there are also opportunities. Karlstad has a strong labor market and a growing business sector, which can contribute to increased tax revenues. Additionally, the municipality has invested in sustainable development and innovation, which can lead to long-term economic benefits.

Standard of Living and Quality

Despite the relatively high tax burden, Karlstad offers a high standard of living. The municipality has a wide range of services and activities that contribute to the well-being of residents. The schools maintain a high standard, and healthcare is accessible and of good quality. Additionally, there are plenty of green areas and recreational activities that make Karlstad an attractive place to live.

Impact on Individuals' Finances

For individuals, the tax burden means that a significant portion of their income goes to taxes. With a total tax rate of 32.95% excluding the church fee, it can feel like a heavy burden for many. However, they receive a lot in return in the form of public services and a high quality of life.

For those who want to get a better understanding of how much they actually have left in their wallets after taxes, we recommend using our tax calculator. It can help calculate the net salary based on the gross salary provided and give a clearer picture of the financial situation.

In conclusion, Karlstad municipality offers a high quality of life and good public services, but it comes at the cost of a relatively high tax burden. By understanding how tax revenues are used and what economic challenges and opportunities exist, residents can better plan their personal finances and appreciate the benefits that come with living in Karlstad.

Your net salary in Karlstad
  • The employer pays

    Total cost to the employer

    51 865 kr
  • Employer fee

    This is a fee your employer pays

    -12 065 kr
  • Your gross salary

    This is your salary before deductions, taxes, and fees.

    = 39 800 kr
  • Basic Allowance

    A deduction that lowers taxable income.

    -1 400 kr
  • Taxable income

    This is what taxes and fees are calculated on

    =38 400 kr
  • Employment tax credit

    A tax reduction on earned income, intended to increase work incentives by reducing the tax burden.

    +3 665 kr
  • Municipal tax

    The municipal tax in Karlstad är 21.27%

    -8 168 kr
  • County tax

    The tax in your county is 11.68%

    -4 485 kr
  • State income tax

    An extra 20 percent tax is levied on income above that 598 500 kr per year

    -0 kr
  • Church fee

    If you are a member of the Church of Sweden, you also pay church fees

    -0 kr
  • Burial fee

    A mandatory fee charged by Karlstads domkyrkoförs. stift (i din kommun) 0.28%

    -108 kr

  • Your net salary

    This is what you get to keep after taxes and fees

    30 705 kr
  • Taxes & Fees

    This is what you and the employer paid in total in taxes and fees

    21 160 kr
Tax rates in Sweden 2024 in municipalities, counties and the whole country
Municipality Municipal County council Total
UPPLANDS VÄSBY 19.42% 12.38% 32.81%
VALLENTUNA 18.9% 12.38% 32.29%
ÖSTERÅKER 16.6% 12.38% 29.99%
VÄRMDÖ 18.98% 12.38% 32.37%
JÄRFÄLLA 19.24% 12.38% 32.63%
EKERÖ 19.22% 12.38% 32.61%
HUDDINGE 19.47% 12.38% 32.86%
BOTKYRKA 20.15% 12.38% 33.54%
SALEM 19.67% 12.38% 33.06%
HANINGE 19.68% 12.38% 33.07%
TYRESÖ 19.5% 12.38% 32.89%
UPPLANDS-BRO 19.4% 12.38% 32.79%
NYKVARN 19.97% 12.38% 33.36%
TÄBY 17.55% 12.38% 30.94%
DANDERYD 18.25% 12.38% 31.64%
SOLLENTUNA 18.12% 12.38% 31.51%
STOCKHOLM 17.98% 12.38% 31.37%
SÖDERTÄLJE 20.15% 12.38% 33.54%
NACKA 17.88% 12.38% 31.27%
SUNDBYBERG 19.25% 12.38% 32.64%
SOLNA 17.37% 12.38% 30.76%
LIDINGÖ 17.84% 12.38% 31.23%
VAXHOLM 19.3% 12.38% 32.69%
NORRTÄLJE 19.72% 12.38% 33.11%
SIGTUNA 20% 12.38% 33.39%
NYNÄSHAMN 19.85% 12.38% 33.24%
HÅBO 21.59% 11.71% 34.68%
ÄLVKARLEBY 22.69% 11.71% 35.78%
KNIVSTA 20.91% 11.71% 34%
HEBY 22.5% 11.71% 35.59%
TIERP 21.29% 11.71% 34.38%
UPPSALA 21.14% 11.71% 34.23%
ENKÖPING 21.34% 11.71% 34.43%
ÖSTHAMMAR 21.69% 11.71% 34.78%
VINGÅKER 22.67% 10.83% 34.88%
GNESTA 22.12% 10.83% 34.33%
NYKÖPING 21.42% 10.83% 33.63%
OXELÖSUND 22.22% 10.83% 34.43%
FLEN 22.27% 10.83% 34.48%
KATRINEHOLM 22.12% 10.83% 34.33%
ESKILSTUNA 22.02% 10.83% 34.23%
STRÄNGNÄS 21.67% 10.83% 33.88%
TROSA 21.4% 10.83% 33.61%
ÖDESHÖG 22.6% 11.55% 35.56%
YDRE 22.55% 11.55% 35.51%
KINDA 21.45% 11.55% 34.41%
BOXHOLM 21.82% 11.55% 34.78%
ÅTVIDABERG 22.39% 11.55% 35.35%
FINSPÅNG 22.15% 11.55% 35.11%
VALDEMARSVIK 22.48% 11.55% 35.44%
LINKÖPING 20.2% 11.55% 33.16%
NORRKÖPING 21.75% 11.55% 34.71%
SÖDERKÖPING 21.98% 11.55% 34.94%
MOTALA 21.7% 11.55% 34.66%
VADSTENA 22.8% 11.55% 35.76%
MJÖLBY 21.9% 11.55% 34.86%
ANEBY 22.09% 11.76% 35.31%
GNOSJÖ 22.24% 11.76% 35.46%
MULLSJÖ 22.34% 11.76% 35.56%
HABO 22.17% 11.76% 35.39%
GISLAVED 21.99% 11.76% 35.21%
VAGGERYD 21.49% 11.76% 34.71%
JÖNKÖPING 21.64% 11.76% 34.86%
NÄSSJÖ 22.54% 11.76% 35.76%
VÄRNAMO 21.52% 11.76% 34.74%
SÄVSJÖ 21.92% 11.76% 35.14%
VETLANDA 22.01% 11.76% 35.23%
EKSJÖ 22.26% 11.76% 35.48%
TRANÅS 22.01% 11.76% 35.23%
UPPVIDINGE 21.8% 12% 35.25%
LESSEBO 21.81% 12% 35.26%
TINGSRYD 22% 12% 35.45%
ALVESTA 21.42% 12% 34.87%
ÄLMHULT 21.86% 12% 35.31%
MARKARYD 21.31% 12% 34.76%
VÄXJÖ 20.19% 12% 33.64%
LJUNGBY 21.07% 12% 34.52%
HÖGSBY 22.21% 11.86% 35.59%
TORSÅS 21.93% 11.86% 35.31%
MÖRBYLÅNGA 22.21% 11.86% 35.59%
HULTSFRED 21.91% 11.86% 35.29%
MÖNSTERÅS 22.21% 11.86% 35.59%
EMMABODA 21.96% 11.86% 35.34%
KALMAR 21.81% 11.86% 35.19%
NYBRO 22.33% 11.86% 35.71%
OSKARSHAMN 22.35% 11.86% 35.73%
VÄSTERVIK 21.16% 11.86% 34.54%
VIMMERBY 22.36% 11.86% 35.74%
BORGHOLM 21.58% 11.86% 34.96%
GOTLAND 33.6% 0% 35.48%
OLOFSTRÖM 21.71% 12.04% 35.07%
KARLSKRONA 21.65% 12.04% 35.01%
RONNEBY 21.64% 12.04% 35%
KARLSHAMN 22.23% 12.04% 35.59%
SÖLVESBORG 21.82% 12.04% 35.18%
SVALÖV 20.74% 11.18% 33.24%
STAFFANSTORP 19.09% 11.18% 31.59%
BURLÖV 20.09% 11.18% 32.59%
VELLINGE 18.5% 11.18% 31%
ÖSTRA GÖINGE 20.99% 11.18% 33.49%
ÖRKELLJUNGA 19.06% 11.18% 31.56%
BJUV 20.99% 11.18% 33.49%
KÄVLINGE 18.51% 11.18% 31.01%
LOMMA 19.64% 11.18% 32.14%
SVEDALA 20.24% 11.18% 32.74%
SKURUP 20.42% 11.18% 32.92%
SJÖBO 20.92% 11.18% 33.42%
HÖRBY 21.08% 11.18% 33.58%
HÖÖR 21.75% 11.18% 34.25%
TOMELILLA 20.61% 11.18% 33.11%
BROMÖLLA 22.56% 11.18% 35.06%
OSBY 22.81% 11.18% 35.31%
PERSTORP 20.81% 11.18% 33.31%
KLIPPAN 20.75% 11.18% 33.25%
ÅSTORP 20.29% 11.18% 32.79%
BÅSTAD 20.23% 11.18% 32.73%
MALMÖ 21.24% 11.18% 33.74%
LUND 21.24% 11.18% 33.74%
LANDSKRONA 20.24% 11.18% 32.74%
HELSINGBORG 20.21% 11.18% 32.71%
HÖGANÄS 19.73% 11.18% 32.23%
ESLÖV 20.54% 11.18% 33.04%
YSTAD 20.11% 11.18% 32.61%
TRELLEBORG 20.4% 11.18% 32.9%
KRISTIANSTAD 21.46% 11.18% 33.96%
SIMRISHAMN 20.51% 11.18% 33.01%
ÄNGELHOLM 20.29% 11.18% 32.79%
HÄSSLEHOLM 21.2% 11.18% 33.7%
HYLTE 22.45% 11.4% 35.28%
HALMSTAD 20.98% 11.4% 33.81%
LAHOLM 21.4% 11.4% 34.23%
FALKENBERG 21.1% 11.4% 33.93%
VARBERG 20.33% 11.4% 33.16%
KUNGSBACKA 21.33% 11.4% 34.16%
HÄRRYDA 20.5% 11.48% 33.33%
PARTILLE 19.96% 11.48% 32.79%
ÖCKERÖ 21.56% 11.48% 34.39%
STENUNGSUND 21.64% 11.48% 34.47%
TJÖRN 21.71% 11.48% 34.54%
ORUST 22.46% 11.48% 35.29%
SOTENÄS 21.99% 11.48% 34.82%
MUNKEDAL 23.38% 11.48% 36.21%
TANUM 21.56% 11.48% 34.39%
DALS-ED 23.21% 11.48% 36.04%
FÄRGELANDA 22.91% 11.48% 35.74%
ALE 21.87% 11.48% 34.7%
LERUM 20.65% 11.48% 33.48%
VÅRGÅRDA 21.61% 11.48% 34.44%
BOLLEBYGD 21.59% 11.48% 34.42%
GRÄSTORP 21.99% 11.48% 34.82%
ESSUNGA 21.57% 11.48% 34.4%
KARLSBORG 21.32% 11.48% 34.15%
GULLSPÅNG 22.49% 11.48% 35.32%
TRANEMO 21.5% 11.48% 34.33%
BENGTSFORS 22.92% 11.48% 35.75%
MELLERUD 22.6% 11.48% 35.43%
LILLA EDET 22.37% 11.48% 35.2%
MARK 21.51% 11.48% 34.34%
SVENLJUNGA 22.05% 11.48% 34.88%
HERRLJUNGA 21.94% 11.48% 34.77%
VARA 22.37% 11.48% 35.2%
GÖTENE 22.12% 11.48% 34.95%
TIBRO 21.71% 11.48% 34.54%
TÖREBODA 21.72% 11.48% 34.55%
GÖTEBORG 21.12% 11.48% 33.95%
MÖLNDAL 20.51% 11.48% 33.34%
KUNGÄLV 21.44% 11.48% 34.27%
LYSEKIL 22.46% 11.48% 35.29%
UDDEVALLA 22.16% 11.48% 34.99%
STRÖMSTAD 21.91% 11.48% 34.74%
VÄNERSBORG 22.21% 11.48% 35.04%
TROLLHÄTTAN 22.36% 11.48% 35.19%
ALINGSÅS 21.36% 11.48% 34.19%
BORÅS 21.31% 11.48% 34.14%
ULRICEHAMN 21.05% 11.48% 33.88%
ÅMÅL 22.46% 11.48% 35.29%
MARIESTAD 21.26% 11.48% 34.09%
LIDKÖPING 21.26% 11.48% 34.09%
SKARA 21.9% 11.48% 34.73%
SKÖVDE 21.61% 11.48% 34.44%
HJO 22% 11.48% 34.83%
TIDAHOLM 22.07% 11.48% 34.9%
FALKÖPING 21.95% 11.48% 34.78%
KIL 22.35% 11.68% 35.44%
EDA 22.27% 11.68% 35.36%
TORSBY 22.02% 11.68% 35.11%
STORFORS 22.7% 11.68% 35.79%
HAMMARÖ 22.92% 11.68% 36.01%
MUNKFORS 22.02% 11.68% 35.11%
FORSHAGA 22.35% 11.68% 35.44%
GRUMS 22.5% 11.68% 35.59%
ÅRJÄNG 21.97% 11.68% 35.06%
SUNNE 21.62% 11.68% 34.71%
KARLSTAD 21.27% 11.68% 34.36%
KRISTINEHAMN 21.97% 11.68% 35.06%
FILIPSTAD 22.27% 11.68% 35.36%
HAGFORS 22.02% 11.68% 35.11%
ARVIKA 21.75% 11.68% 34.84%
SÄFFLE 21.52% 11.68% 34.61%
LEKEBERG 22.43% 12.3% 36.05%
LAXÅ 22.18% 12.3% 35.8%
HALLSBERG 21.55% 12.3% 35.17%
DEGERFORS 23% 12.3% 36.62%
HÄLLEFORS 22.05% 12.3% 35.67%
LJUSNARSBERG 21.5% 12.3% 35.12%
ÖREBRO 21.35% 12.3% 34.97%
KUMLA 21.54% 12.3% 35.16%
ASKERSUND 21.85% 12.3% 35.47%
KARLSKOGA 22% 12.3% 35.62%
NORA 22.25% 12.3% 35.87%
LINDESBERG 22.3% 12.3% 35.92%
SKINNSKATTEBERG 22.46% 10.88% 34.67%
SURAHAMMAR 22.31% 10.88% 34.52%
KUNGSÖR 22.03% 10.88% 34.24%
HALLSTAHAMMAR 21.81% 10.88% 34.02%
NORBERG 22.66% 10.88% 34.87%
VÄSTERÅS 20.36% 10.88% 32.57%
SALA 22.31% 10.88% 34.52%
FAGERSTA 22.11% 10.88% 34.32%
KÖPING 22.16% 10.88% 34.37%
ARBOGA 22.41% 10.88% 34.62%
VANSBRO 22.29% 11.64% 35.36%
MALUNG-SÄLEN 22.56% 11.64% 35.63%
GAGNEF 22.28% 11.64% 35.35%
LEKSAND 21.81% 11.64% 34.88%
RÄTTVIK 21.81% 11.64% 34.88%
ORSA 22.31% 11.64% 35.38%
ÄLVDALEN 22.78% 11.64% 35.85%
SMEDJEBACKEN 22.45% 11.64% 35.52%
MORA 22.33% 11.64% 35.4%
FALUN 22.06% 11.64% 35.13%
BORLÄNGE 22.41% 11.64% 35.48%
SÄTER 22.32% 11.64% 35.39%
HEDEMORA 22.16% 11.64% 35.23%
AVESTA 21.96% 11.64% 35.03%
LUDVIKA 22.06% 11.64% 35.13%
OCKELBO 22.76% 11.51% 35.61%
HOFORS 22.86% 11.51% 35.71%
OVANÅKER 21.86% 11.51% 34.71%
NORDANSTIG 22.51% 11.51% 35.36%
LJUSDAL 22.36% 11.51% 35.21%
GÄVLE 22.26% 11.51% 35.11%
SANDVIKEN 21.61% 11.51% 34.46%
SÖDERHAMN 21.66% 11.51% 34.51%
BOLLNÄS 21.86% 11.51% 34.71%
HUDIKSVALL 21.61% 11.51% 34.46%
ÅNGE 23.33% 11.29% 36.28%
TIMRÅ 23.19% 11.29% 36.14%
HÄRNÖSAND 23.34% 11.29% 36.29%
SUNDSVALL 22.59% 11.29% 35.54%
KRAMFORS 23.14% 11.29% 36.09%
SOLLEFTEÅ 23.39% 11.29% 36.34%
ÖRNSKÖLDSVIK 22.71% 11.29% 35.66%
RAGUNDA 23.22% 11.7% 36.59%
BRÄCKE 23.39% 11.7% 36.76%
KROKOM 22.17% 11.7% 35.54%
STRÖMSUND 23.22% 11.7% 36.59%
ÅRE 22.22% 11.7% 35.59%
BERG 22.52% 11.7% 35.89%
HÄRJEDALEN 22.47% 11.7% 35.84%
ÖSTERSUND 22.02% 11.7% 35.39%
NORDMALING 23.25% 11.35% 35.98%
BJURHOLM 23.15% 11.35% 35.88%
VINDELN 23.35% 11.35% 36.08%
ROBERTSFORS 23.15% 11.35% 35.88%
NORSJÖ 23.35% 11.35% 36.08%
MALÅ 23.35% 11.35% 36.08%
STORUMAN 23.1% 11.35% 35.83%
SORSELE 23.6% 11.35% 36.33%
DOROTEA 23.8% 11.35% 36.53%
VÄNNÄS 23.35% 11.35% 36.08%
VILHELMINA 23.4% 11.35% 36.13%
ÅSELE 23.6% 11.35% 36.33%
UMEÅ 22.8% 11.35% 35.53%
LYCKSELE 23.05% 11.35% 35.78%
SKELLEFTEÅ 22.6% 11.35% 35.33%
ARVIDSJAUR 22.8% 11.34% 35.41%
ARJEPLOG 23.5% 11.34% 36.11%
JOKKMOKK 22.95% 11.34% 35.56%
ÖVERKALIX 22.8% 11.34% 35.41%
KALIX 22.55% 11.34% 35.16%
ÖVERTORNEÅ 21.75% 11.34% 34.36%
PAJALA 23.4% 11.34% 36.01%
GÄLLIVARE 22.55% 11.34% 35.16%
ÄLVSBYN 22.45% 11.34% 35.06%
LULEÅ 22.5% 11.34% 35.11%
PITEÅ 22.25% 11.34% 34.86%
BODEN 22.6% 11.34% 35.21%
HAPARANDA 22.5% 11.34% 35.11%
KIRUNA 23.05% 11.34% 35.66%