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
£ 2200
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Madrid , Spain
£1075
£866
£904
£1135
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
-
-
-
2 200
unemployment
-
-
-
6
income
-
-
-
716
other
-
-
-
1
accident
-
-
-
8
pensions
-
-
-
241
total
-
-
-
972
Employee
445
-
1 928
-
unemployment
7
-
13
-
pensions
21
-
40
-
income
93
-
684
-
other
-
-
1
-
total
121
-
738
-
Employer
445
-
1 928
-
pensions
105
-
201
-
accident
9
-
17
-
unemployment
24
-
47
-
other
4
-
7
-
total
142
-
272
-
Corporate
1 614
2 200
-
-
income

The general rate of corporate tax is 25%. The lower rate of 15% is introduced for newly formed companies which applies during the first two years of operation in which taxable profit is made. We use the lower rate in our model.

242
330
-
-
total
242
330
-
-
Dividends
1 372
1 870
-
-
withholding
296
411
-
-
total
296
411
-
-
Income
2 200
2 200
2 200
2 200
Total tax
801
741
1 010
972
After tax
1 399
1 459
1 190
1 228
Living cost
324
324
324
324
Free-cash
1 075
1 135
866
904

Estimated living cost  is £324 per week

£232
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
£25
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.
£61
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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