"Over time, municipal taxes increased in 270 of the 290 municipalities in the country over the last ten years, according to an analysis by SVT News has done."
"There is a common denominator of those municipalities that scored higher taxes" says Charlotta Mellander, professor in economics at Jönköping International business school."
"– more Often it is the smaller municipalities, and that is a little further away from a large city. The fewer the inhabitants you have, the fewer to share in the cost of the public service, " she says, and says that municipalities with high taxes often have a higher proportion of elderly among the population and many of the younger people moved away."
"Dorothea is the municipality with the highest taxes in the country, 35,15%. The lowest tax you pay in Österåker, 29,18%."