7 Income Taxes

Income tax expense
In CHF million  2009 HY2008 HY
Current income tax expense  51–4
Deferred income tax expense  –47–6
Total income tax expense  4–10


Based on local tax legislation, the Swiss Life Group realised a tax benefit of CHF 47 million on income from lower-taxed properties and from dividends in the first half of 2009. Due to internal restructuring, the Swiss Life Group realised a tax benefit of CHF 61 million in the first half of 2008.

 
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