Shopping trip

uomo cerca donna Reggio nellEmilia Living in Switzerland changes your perspective on things. When you have a child in France, the first thing you do is think to yourself “tax break!” By the time you have four kids, you’re pretty much not paying any income tax at all in the French system.

coppia cerca uomo Padova In Switzerland, the tax advantages of having a child are more limited. There’s a small reduction in income tax, but it isn’t very much.

uomo cerca donna Bitonto No, the biggest advantage of having kids in Switzerland is that they get the same duty free allowance as adults. Which means that when we throw Juliette in the shopping basket, she’s also entitled to ration of 500g of red meat. Red meat is a protected industry in Switzerland, and the prices reflect this. Kilo-for-kilo, I think it’s cheaper to buy Rolex watches than steak. So we head across the border and import French or German meat, 500g at a time.

coppia cerca uomo Venezia Except now, we get an extra 500g. Which means that I only have to shop twice a week. Which, with a new baby, is the real blessing. 🙂

Our first big shopping trip as a family!

uomo cerca donna Imola Our first big shopping trip as a family!

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