Enter your average income below to estimate applicable free-cash in all major European cities. By free-cash we mean your disposable income, left in your pocket after paying tax, rent, insurance, public transport, food expenses and basic entertainment. How does it work?

average income is
€ 650
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Gdansk , Poland
-€170
€225
€115
€19
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
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650
income
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131
other
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-
-
4
health
-
-
-
22
pensions
-
-
-
42
accident
-
-
-
3
total
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-
-
202
Employee
351
-
540
-
pensions
40
-
61
-
income
48
-
79
-
health
40
-
62
-
total
128
-
202
-
Employer
351
-
540
-
accident
6
-
9
-
unemployment
9
-
13
-
pensions
57
-
88
-
total
72
-
110
-
Corporate
227
650
-
-
income

From 1 January 2017, a lowered corporate income tax rate of 9% was introduced for so-called 'small taxpayers' - entities with turnover not exceeding the equivalent of €1.2 million and for taxpayers starting business activity, during their previous tax year.

204
585
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-
total
204
585
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-
Dividends
23
65
-
-
withholding
4
12
-
-
total
4
12
-
-
Income
650
650
650
650
Total tax
408
597
312
202
After tax
242
53
338
448
Living cost
223
223
223
223
Free-cash
19
-170
115
225

Estimated living cost  is €223 per week

€164
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
€12
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
€5
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
€43
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
€0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
€0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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Additional information

Poland permits registration as a sole-trader only for EU nationals or long-term EU resident permit holders. Other nationals should use a business incubator or set up a company and hire themselves as an employee.

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