Social insurances (AVS-AC-PC Families/Vaud)

Old Age and Survivors Insurance (AVS)

As of January 1, 2021, the deduction is equivalent to 5.3% of the gross monthly salary (reduced by any maintenance allowances not subject to contributions).

The retirement age for women is 64 and for men 65

Unemployment insurance (AC)

As of January 1, 2016, the limits for AC contributions correspond to 1.1% up to a gross monthly salary (reduced by any maintenance allowances not subject to contributions) of Fr. 12,350; i.e., Fr. 148,200 annually.

For annual salaries above Fr. 148’200.-; respectively Fr. 12’350.- monthly, a contribution corresponds to 0.5%.

Since January 1, 2014, there is no upper limit.

At the end of the employment relationship, the employee may ask his/her employer for an employer’s certificate (attestation de l’employeur) in order to claim his/her right to unemployment insurance from the unemployment fund of his/her choice. The request for the attestation should be sent to [email protected].

Cantonal supplementary benefits insurance for families (PC Familles / Vaud)

According to the cantonal vote in spring 2011, this law was introduced on October 1, 2011. It provides for a parity deduction of 0.06%. The deduction appears on your salary slip. The employer’s share is integrated into the family allowance.

For more information on social insurance (AVS, AI, AC, APG, maternity, etc.), please consult the related AVS/AI web pages.