Tax at source refunds

Foreign students working in companies are subject to social deductions and tax deducted at source.

The latter can be reclaimed between 1 January and 31 March of each year if the student’s annual income is less than CHF 28’200.-

Applications for refunds shoud be sent in writing to this address:

For the canton de Vaud :
Administration cantonale vaudoise des impôts – Section de l’impôt à la source

Together with the following documents:

  • employers’ certificates for the given tax year
  • copy of the residence permit
  • copy of the EPFL registration certificate
  • your bank or postal account number for reimubursement