Comprehensive report on the audit of the 2018 federal financial statements

Federal Finance Administration

Key facts

The annual surplus in the 2018 federal financial statements was CHF 5701 million, comprised of operating revenue of CHF 71,817 million and operating expenses of CHF 67,698 million. The negative financial result was CHF 818 million and the financial interest result was CHF 2,400 million. Tax revenue accounted for CHF 68,398 million, or 95%, of total operating revenue. Transfer expenses accounted for CHF 54,218 million, or 80%, of total operating expenses, while own operating expenses represented CHF 13,419 million, or 20%. The remaining CHF 61 million was attributable to the net expense for special financing in liabilities.