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Unternehmenssteuerreform II USR 2

General information
Official title Bundesgesetz über die Verbesserung der steuerlichen Rahmenbedingungen für unternehmerische Tätigkeiten und Investitionen (Unternehmenssteuerreformgesetz II)
Keyword USR 2
Voting day 24.02.2008
Vote Nº 531
Legal form Optional referendum
Policy area Public finance > Taxation > Direct taxation
Economy > Economic policy
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Accept
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 05.058
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 639 days
Parliament's position Accept
Position of the National Council Accept (120 Yes, 72 No)
Position of the Council of States Accept (33 Yes, 8 No)
Submission
Initiators SP, GPS, SGB
Signatures 57,526
Time used to collect signatures 134 days
Success PDF
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CVP
EDU
FDP
FPS
GLP
Lega
LPS
SVP
No
CSP
EVP
GPS
KVP
PdA
SD
SPS
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 64.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
eco
SAV
SBV
SGV
No
SGB
TravS
Deviating party sections
Yes
CSP OW
EVP TG
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Accepted
People Accepted (50.53% Yes)
Cantons Majority of the cantons not required (16.0 Yes, 7.0 No)
Rejected
BE
BL
BS
FR
JU
NE
SO
VD
Accepted
AG
AI
AR
GE
GL
GR
LU
NW
OW
SG
SH
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VS
ZG
ZH
Turnout 38.62%
Decree on voting result PDF (in German)
Result by canton, district and municipality Excel (in German)
Overview of voting result by the Federal Chancellery Link (in German)
Interactive map by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office Display the map