And most people aren't and they've got their ZUS contributions deducted from their monthly salaries.
In order to make sure that older Polish people have some money to live on. Social solidarity, given that the older generation had it far more difficult than this one. I appreciate that Korwinists couldn't care less about society, but that's largely because most of them are living off their parents money anyway.
But let's take a look at VAT tax in Switzerland: standard rate is 7.7%, special 3.7%, reduced 2.5%
That's still not telling the whole picture.
You might pay lower taxes, but then you get hit with considerably higher costs. The "Swiss tax" in terms of everything being a lot more expensive in CH is well known, even when you'd think that things such as electronics and machinery should be the same price. The amount of regulation in CH is remarkable as well - and unlike Poland, they're much more efficient when it comes to catching people and fining them.