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Your One-Stop Accurity Payroll

Our contractor management service includes, preparation of contracts,  work permit administration, payroll and tax optimisation, invoicing your client and, if an agent is involved, remittance of agency commission.

We also provide you with a number of value added services and deals to make your life in Switzerland pleasant and efficient, covering accommodation, mobility, insurances and healthcare.  

How it works - The payrolling roadmap 

If you furnish us with a few details about yourself and your contract we can provide you a comprehensive forecast of what you will earn if you come through us.

The forecast includes details of your pension savings, your insurance cover, and all Swiss social and tax deductions.

Note that we will take on full responsiblity for your employment under Swiss leasing law and for your supply to your client.

Once you decide to proceed, we swiftly provide supply contracts to your client (plus any involved agency), and an employment contract to you.

When these are countersigned we immediatly complete work permit formalities so you can begin your work.

We provide you a step-by-step guide to how your payroll will work, including how to fill timesheets, how to manage your personal leave, how to register for benefit due to accident or sickness, what can be claimed as expenses and so on.

Although most contractors wish to make their own arrangements we have an extensive list of contacts for short and long term accommodation in many areas throughout Switzerland.

Our team are experienced at helping you to a trouble free start, and have assembled the best answers to questions frequently asked by contractors coming to Switzerland.

On joining us you will be provided with an information pack as well as a personal support contact for any more immediate questions.

You send us your approved timesheet (online or excel).

We pay your salary promptly on the pre-agreed payroll date.

Your salary comprises a monthly basic, and any approved overtime, Sunday or Nightwork.

We maintain a Profit Centre Account for you into which all invoiced income from your client for your work (less our commission) is paid and from which all payroll costs are deducted. Anything left over will be payrolled to you as bonus.

When you leave us any remaining holiday earned not taken, and any remaining funds in your profit centre account are paid out with your final salary.

If your contract is extended you continue to receive your monthly salary and we take care of any formalities regarding permit extensions.

Key Benefits

Prompt Payment

We pay your salary promptly on an agreed date each month, regardless of when the client pays.


With Accurity you see all employment costs listed in your monthly Profit Centre statement, against your billed revenue. Anything left over after paying the regular salary is paid out to you as bonus.

We take our commission simply based on what we bill your client: we take no up-front setup fees of any kind, nor any extra fees at the end of your contract.

Maximum Retention

Accurity provides very competitive retention rates, through careful tax planning with monthly salaries and a choice of tax saving pension schemes. We have negotiated very low insurance premiums through our large volumes and longstanding claim statistics.

Monthly Salaries

As a professional contractor, Accurity pays you a fixed monthly salary, even if you take off any holiday entitlement (20-25 days per year plus Swiss public holidays)

This not only simplifies your financial planning but also optimises the source tax rates you pay by averaging income over the contract.

Fully Compliant

Despite the considerable flexiblity we offer, Accurity is fully compliant with the relatively complex Swiss employment, leasing and timekeeping laws.

We possess the required bonded Swiss Federal licenses for Employment and Personnel Leasing, comply with the Swiss General Employment Agreement for leased personnel, and are regularly audited by the Swiss authorities for all aspects of our payroll and accounting.

Confidential, Private, Secure

Accurity uses well tried and tested secure IT processes, which are managed in house with local partners and subject to stringent annual security audit. We never divulge your information to third parties, other than the standard information any employer must report to the Swiss social, tax and insurance providers.

Extensive Insurance Cover

With Accurity you are insured for sickness for up to 80% of your salary from the 3rd day up to two years, the same for accident from the first day (plus emergency recovery and treatment worldwide). You are additionally covered for 40% salary in case of disability until retirement.

We also cover you for for a limited period for death or birth in the family, marriage and in case you need to move appartment during your contract.

Accurity is also protected by profiessional liability and legal insurance.

You are in control

We operate a profit centre account whereby you can decide, within legal and financial boundaries, when you work and how much you are paid each month. Our payroll team is accessible by phone or email at any time during swiss office hours. They can advise you and provide simulations and forecasts when appropriate to asisst with your financial planning.


Bahnhofstrasse 11
CH-8302 Kloten


Phone: +41 (0)44 400 5585
Fax: +41 (0) 44 400 5588