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
₽ 11500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
-₽14589
-₽15630
-₽15969
-₽19308
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
2 529
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 529
Employee
26 673
-
9 955
-
social contributions
1 733
-
647
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
1 733
-
647
-
Employer
26 673
-
9 955
-
social contributions
4 135
-
1 543
-
total
4 135
-
1 543
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
1 149
-
-
total
-
1 149
-
-
Dividends
-
10 351
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
5 868
1 149
2 190
2 529
After tax
5 632
10 351
9 310
8 971
Living cost
24 940
24 940
24 940
24 940
Free-cash
-19 308
-14 589
-15 630
-15 969

Estimated living cost  is ₽24940 per week

₽16126
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1880
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽469
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.
₽6465
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

Andorra has a limit of 1000 sole-trade resident permits per year, so while it isn't complicated to obtain one, it may get difficult by the end of the term.

Graz , Austria
-₽33699
-₽25573
-₽23111
-₽35991
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
-
-
-
11 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
46
unemployment
-
-
-
5 089
health
-
-
-
880
pensions
-
-
-
2 127
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
8 142
Employee
36 267
33 064
33 064
-
health
1 403
1 280
320
-
pensions
3 714
3 385
847
-
other
362
331
83
-
unemployment
1 088
992
249
-
income
3 231
2 439
3 884
-
total
9 798
8 427
5 383
-
Employer
36 267
33 064
33 064
-
pensions
4 552
4 150
1 039
-
accident
471
430
94
-
unemployment
1 088
992
249
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
1 088
992
992
-
chamber of commerce
145
132
132
-
health
1 371
1 250
313
-
other
1 722
1 570
1 360
-
total
10 437
9 516
4 179
-
Corporate
3 149
3 149
4 171
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

787
787
1 042
-
total
787
787
1 042
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
21 022
18 730
10 604
8 142
After tax
-9 522
-7 230
896
3 358
Living cost
26 469
26 469
26 469
26 469
Free-cash
-35 991
-33 699
-25 573
-23 111

Estimated living cost  is ₽26469 per week

₽15878
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2703
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽472
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.
₽7416
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

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Vienna , Austria
-₽36628
-₽28462
-₽26040
-₽42845
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
-
-
-
11 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
46
unemployment
-
-
-
5 089
health
-
-
-
880
pensions
-
-
-
2 127
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
164
total
-
-
-
8 306
Employee
41 463
33 064
33 064
-
health
1 604
1 280
320
-
pensions
4 246
3 385
847
-
other
414
331
83
-
unemployment
1 244
992
249
-
income
4 720
2 439
3 884
-
total
12 228
8 427
5 383
-
Employer
41 463
33 064
33 064
-
pensions
5 204
4 150
1 039
-
accident
538
430
93
-
unemployment
1 244
992
249
-
surtax
164
164
164
-
payroll
1 244
992
992
-
chamber of commerce
165
132
132
-
health
1 567
1 250
313
-
other
1 970
1 570
1 360
-
total
12 096
9 680
4 342
-
Corporate
3 149
3 149
4 009
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

787
787
1 003
-
total
787
787
1 003
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
25 111
18 894
10 728
8 306
After tax
-13 611
-7 394
772
3 194
Living cost
29 234
29 234
29 234
29 234
Free-cash
-42 845
-36 628
-28 462
-26 040

Estimated living cost  is ₽29234 per week

₽19498
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2494
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽480
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.
₽6762
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

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Brussels , Belgium
-₽23541
-₽24910
-₽25335
-₽65122
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
4 374
communal

Communal tax will depend on the area of registration and each commune in the city has its own rate.

-
-
-
428
national
-
-
-
1 782
total
-
-
-
6 584
Employee

The minimum management director salary is set at €45,000 per year.

59 347
-
8 905
-
health

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

2 788
-
419
-
pensions

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

4 451
-
668
-
communal

Communal tax will depend on the area of registration and each commune in the city has its own rate.

3 095
-
464
-
national
18 246
-
1 935
-
unemployment

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

516
-
77
-
total
29 096
-
3 563
-
Employer

The minimum management director salary is set at €45,000 per year.

59 347
-
8 905
-
accident

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

771
-
117
-
unemployment

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

866
-
131
-
surtax
6 729
-
1 011
-
health

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

3 650
-
548
-
pensions

Reference earnings are 100% of the insured person's gross earnings for white-collar workers and 108% of the insured person's gross earnings for blue-collar workers.

5 259
-
789
-
total
17 275
-
2 596
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
surtax
-
46
-
-
income
-
2 300
-
-
total
-
2 346
-
-
Dividends
-
9 154
-
-
withholding

As an investor, you can take advantage of €640 tax free allowance per year.

-
2 444
-
-
total
-
2 444
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
46 371
4 790
6 159
6 584
After tax
-34 871
6 710
5 341
4 916
Living cost
30 251
30 251
30 251
30 251
Free-cash
-65 122
-23 541
-24 910
-25 335

Estimated living cost  is ₽30251 per week

₽19485
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2645
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽474
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.
₽7647
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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Sofia , Bulgaria
-₽4430
-₽7002
-₽7559
-₽11092
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
-
-
-
11 500
unemployment
-
-
-
46
health
-
-
-
1 323
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
1 702
income
-
-
-
1 725
total
-
-
-
4 796
Employee
18 887
-
9 613
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

208
-
105
-
health
869
-
442
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 658
-
844
-
income
1 889
-
961
-
total
4 624
-
2 352
-
Employer
18 887
-
9 613
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

208
-
105
-
unemployment
113
-
58
-
health
1 303
-
664
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

2 081
-
1 060
-
total
3 705
-
1 887
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
1 150
-
-
total
-
1 150
-
-
Dividends
-
10 350
-
-
withholding
-
517
-
-
total
-
517
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
8 329
1 667
4 239
4 796
After tax
3 171
9 833
7 261
6 704
Living cost
14 263
14 263
14 263
14 263
Free-cash
-11 092
-4 430
-7 002
-7 559

Estimated living cost  is ₽14263 per week

₽9434
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽817
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽340
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.
₽3673
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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Varna , Bulgaria
-₽1038
-₽3610
-₽4167
-₽5719
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
-
-
-
11 500
unemployment
-
-
-
46
health
-
-
-
1 323
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
1 702
income
-
-
-
1 725
total
-
-
-
4 796
Employee
14 395
-
9 613
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
105
-
health
662
-
442
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 264
-
844
-
income
1 439
-
961
-
total
3 523
-
2 352
-
Employer
14 395
-
9 613
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
105
-
unemployment
86
-
58
-
health
994
-
664
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 587
-
1 060
-
total
2 825
-
1 887
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
1 150
-
-
total
-
1 150
-
-
Dividends
-
10 350
-
-
withholding
-
517
-
-
total
-
517
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
6 348
1 667
4 239
4 796
After tax
5 152
9 833
7 261
6 704
Living cost
10 871
10 871
10 871
10 871
Free-cash
-5 719
-1 038
-3 610
-4 167

Estimated living cost  is ₽10871 per week

₽6347
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽776
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽288
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.
₽3460
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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Larnaca , Cyprus
-₽26471
-₽19215
-₽13434
-₽20511
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
-
-
-
31 540
social contributions
-
-
-
4 920
health
-
-
-
805
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 725
Employee
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
health
494
1 085
365
-
social contributions
2 412
5 295
1 785
-
income
6 947
5 906
7 173
-
total
9 853
12 286
9 323
-
Employer
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
social contributions
2 412
5 295
1 785
-
health
537
1 181
398
-
total
2 949
6 476
2 183
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
12 802
18 762
11 506
5 725
After tax
-1 302
-7 262
-6
5 775
Living cost
19 209
19 209
19 209
19 209
Free-cash
-20 511
-26 471
-19 215
-13 434

Estimated living cost  is ₽19209 per week

₽11512
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1885
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽425
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.
₽5388
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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Limassol , Cyprus
-₽34172
-₽26916
-₽21135
-₽29635
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
-
-
-
31 540
social contributions
-
-
-
4 920
health
-
-
-
805
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 725
Employee
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
health
635
1 085
365
-
social contributions
3 100
5 295
1 785
-
income
6 699
5 906
7 173
-
total
10 434
12 286
9 323
-
Employer
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
social contributions
3 100
5 295
1 785
-
health
691
1 181
398
-
total
3 791
6 476
2 183
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
14 225
18 762
11 506
5 725
After tax
-2 725
-7 262
-6
5 775
Living cost
26 910
26 910
26 910
26 910
Free-cash
-29 635
-34 172
-26 916
-21 135

Estimated living cost  is ₽26910 per week

₽18396
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2102
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽452
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.
₽5961
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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Brno , Czech Republic
-₽11605
-₽13687
-₽13922
-₽26972
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
3 358
health
-
-
-
1 553
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
988
total
-
-
-
5 899
Employee
28 710
-
8 582
-
health
3 876
-
1 159
-
social contributions
1 866
-
558
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
3 445
-
1 030
-
total
9 187
-
2 747
-
Employer
28 710
-
8 582
-
social contributions
7 178
-
2 145
-
health
2 584
-
772
-
total
9 762
-
2 917
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 185
-
-
total
-
2 185
-
-
Dividends
-
9 315
-
-
withholding
-
1 397
-
-
total
-
1 397
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
18 949
3 582
5 664
5 899
After tax
-7 449
7 918
5 836
5 601
Living cost
19 523
19 523
19 523
19 523
Free-cash
-26 972
-11 605
-13 687
-13 922

Estimated living cost  is ₽19523 per week

₽13561
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1389
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽384
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.
₽4189
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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Prague , Czech Republic
-₽16139
-₽18221
-₽18456
-₽35907
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
3 358
health
-
-
-
1 553
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
988
total
-
-
-
5 899
Employee
35 378
-
8 582
-
health
4 776
-
1 159
-
social contributions
2 300
-
558
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
4 245
-
1 030
-
total
11 321
-
2 747
-
Employer
35 378
-
8 582
-
social contributions
8 845
-
2 145
-
health
3 184
-
772
-
total
12 029
-
2 917
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 185
-
-
total
-
2 185
-
-
Dividends
-
9 315
-
-
withholding
-
1 397
-
-
total
-
1 397
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
23 350
3 582
5 664
5 899
After tax
-11 850
7 918
5 836
5 601
Living cost
24 057
24 057
24 057
24 057
Free-cash
-35 907
-16 139
-18 221
-18 456

Estimated living cost  is ₽24057 per week

₽17891
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1333
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽416
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.
₽4418
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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Copenhagen , Denmark
-₽169754
-₽169754
-₽30275
-₽169754
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
-
-
-
11 500
labour market
-
-
-
862
municipal
-
-
-
-
pensions
-
-
-
721
national
-
-
-
127
total
-
-
-
1 710
Employee
169 104
169 104
169 104
-
municipal
36 010
36 010
36 010
-
pensions
240
240
240
-
national
20 659
20 659
20 659
-
labour market
13 509
13 509
13 509
-
total
70 418
70 418
70 418
-
Employer
169 104
169 104
169 104
-
labour market
13 528
13 528
13 528
-
national
20 695
20 695
20 695
-
municipal
36 067
36 067
36 067
-
pensions
481
481
481
-
total
70 771
70 771
70 771
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
141 189
141 189
141 189
1 710
After tax
-129 689
-129 689
-129 689
9 790
Living cost
40 065
40 065
40 065
40 065
Free-cash
-169 754
-169 754
-169 754
-30 275

Estimated living cost  is ₽40065 per week

₽27421
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3544
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽616
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.
₽8484
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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Tallinn , Estonia
-₽10840
-₽12073
-₽12336
-₽19993
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
-
-
-
11 500
health
-
-
-
1 496
pensions
-
-
-
2 300
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 796
Employee
23 536
-
8 307
-
pensions
471
-
189
-
unemployment
376
-
151
-
income
2 650
-
-
-
total
3 497
-
340
-
Employer
23 536
-
8 307
-
pensions
4 708
-
1 889
-
unemployment
189
-
76
-
health
3 059
-
1 228
-
total
7 956
-
3 193
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 300
-
-
total
-
2 300
-
-
Dividends
-
9 200
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
11 453
2 300
3 533
3 796
After tax
47
9 200
7 967
7 704
Living cost
20 040
20 040
20 040
20 040
Free-cash
-19 993
-10 840
-12 073
-12 336

Estimated living cost  is ₽20040 per week

₽13745
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1193
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽403
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.
₽4698
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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Helsinki , Finland
-₽23895
-₽24573
-₽22423
-₽40386
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

You can choose the amount to declare for pension contributions and choose a pension insurance company or a pension insurance fund you prefer to use; or you could opt out of pension contributions altogether. You can find more details on Finnish Centre for Pensions

-
-
-
11 500
health
-
-
-
-
municipal
-
-
-
2 070
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 070
Employee
43 651
-
9 675
-
health
326
-
-
-
municipal
7 150
-
1 598
-
pensions
2 946
-
653
-
national
721
-
-
-
unemployment
655
-
145
-
total
11 798
-
2 396
-
Employer
43 651
-
9 675
-
accident
44
-
9
-
unemployment
283
-
63
-
health
335
-
74
-
pensions
7 573
-
1 678
-
total
8 235
-
1 824
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 300
-
-
total
-
2 300
-
-
Dividends

Finish residents use 75% of income from dividends as a base for income tax.

-
6 900
-
-
municipal
-
1 242
-
-
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
1 242
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
20 033
3 542
4 220
2 070
After tax
-8 533
7 958
7 280
9 430
Living cost
31 853
31 853
31 853
31 853
Free-cash
-40 386
-23 895
-24 573
-22 423

Estimated living cost  is ₽31853 per week

₽20806
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3064
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽507
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.
₽7477
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

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

Marseille , France
-₽19776
-₽18050
-₽19273
-₽30093
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
327
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
4 297
other
-
-
-
356
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 200
Employee
31 696
-
8 762
-
income
1 634
-
-
-
social contributions
904
-
249
-
pensions
3 585
-
990
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
6 123
-
1 239
-
Employer
31 696
-
8 762
-
pensions
5 208
-
1 441
-
social contributions
94
-
27
-
unemployment
1 283
-
354
-
health
2 218
-
614
-
other
1 094
-
302
-
total
9 897
-
2 738
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
3 220
-
-
total
-
3 220
-
-
Dividends
-
8 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 060
-
-
social contributions
-
1 423
-
-
total
-
2 483
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
16 020
5 703
3 977
5 200
After tax
-4 520
5 797
7 523
6 300
Living cost
25 573
25 573
25 573
25 573
Free-cash
-30 093
-19 776
-18 050
-19 273

Estimated living cost  is ₽25573 per week

₽14831
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2598
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽485
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.
₽7660
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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Nice , France
-₽22589
-₽20863
-₽22086
-₽35097
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
327
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
4 297
other
-
-
-
356
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 200
Employee
35 509
-
8 762
-
income
2 096
-
-
-
social contributions
1 012
-
249
-
pensions
4 015
-
990
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
7 123
-
1 239
-
Employer
35 509
-
8 762
-
pensions
5 833
-
1 441
-
social contributions
107
-
27
-
unemployment
1 437
-
354
-
health
2 486
-
614
-
other
1 225
-
302
-
total
11 088
-
2 738
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
3 220
-
-
total
-
3 220
-
-
Dividends
-
8 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 060
-
-
social contributions
-
1 423
-
-
total
-
2 483
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
18 211
5 703
3 977
5 200
After tax
-6 711
5 797
7 523
6 300
Living cost
28 386
28 386
28 386
28 386
Free-cash
-35 097
-22 589
-20 863
-22 086

Estimated living cost  is ₽28386 per week

₽17898
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2308
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽483
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.
₽7698
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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Paris , France
-₽34275
-₽32549
-₽33772
-₽56692
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
327
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
4 297
other
-
-
-
356
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 200
Employee
51 964
-
8 762
-
income
4 534
-
-
-
social contributions
1 480
-
249
-
pensions
5 877
-
990
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
11 891
-
1 239
-
Employer
51 964
-
8 762
-
pensions
8 538
-
1 441
-
social contributions
156
-
27
-
unemployment
2 105
-
354
-
health
3 637
-
614
-
other
1 793
-
302
-
total
16 229
-
2 738
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
3 220
-
-
total
-
3 220
-
-
Dividends
-
8 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 060
-
-
social contributions
-
1 423
-
-
total
-
2 483
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
28 120
5 703
3 977
5 200
After tax
-16 620
5 797
7 523
6 300
Living cost
40 072
40 072
40 072
40 072
Free-cash
-56 692
-34 275
-32 549
-33 772

Estimated living cost  is ₽40072 per week

₽27120
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3278
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽549
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.
₽9124
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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Batumi , Georgia
₽5068
₽3343
₽5528
₽3970
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
11 500
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
115
total
-
-
-
115
Employee
7 321
-
11 500
-
income
1 464
-
2 300
-
total
1 464
-
2 300
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

4 179
11 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
4 179
11 500
-
-
withholding
209
575
-
-
total
209
575
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
1 673
575
2 300
115
After tax
9 827
10 925
9 200
11 385
Living cost
5 857
5 857
5 857
5 857
Free-cash
3 970
5 068
3 343
5 528

Estimated living cost  is ₽5857 per week

₽3630
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽487
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽161
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.
₽1579
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

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Tbilisi , Georgia
₽1798
₽73
₽2258
₽86
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
11 500
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
115
total
-
-
-
115
Employee
11 409
-
11 500
-
income
2 282
-
2 300
-
total
2 282
-
2 300
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

91
11 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
91
11 500
-
-
withholding
5
575
-
-
total
5
575
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
2 287
575
2 300
115
After tax
9 213
10 925
9 200
11 385
Living cost
9 127
9 127
9 127
9 127
Free-cash
86
1 798
73
2 258

Estimated living cost  is ₽9127 per week

₽6176
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽383
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽306
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.
₽2261
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

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Berlin , Germany
-₽25891
-₽26199
-₽26199
-₽29781
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
11 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

41 281
-
11 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

187
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 395
-
-
-
total
9 250
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
trade
-
1 650
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
94
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
143
-
-
income
-
1 726
-
-
total
-
3 613
-
-
Dividends
-
7 887
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
91
-
-
withholding
-
1 656
-
-
total
-
1 747
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
9 250
5 360
5 668
5 668
After tax
2 250
6 140
5 832
5 832
Living cost
32 031
32 031
32 031
32 031
Free-cash
-29 781
-25 891
-26 199
-26 199

Estimated living cost  is ₽32031 per week

₽22096
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3446
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽464
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.
₽6024
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

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Dresden , Germany
-₽19108
-₽19298
-₽19298
-₽20233
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
11 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

31 733
-
11 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

49
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

886
-
-
-
total
6 603
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
trade
-
1 811
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
94
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
142
-
-
income
-
1 726
-
-
total
-
3 773
-
-
Dividends
-
7 728
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
88
-
-
withholding
-
1 617
-
-
total
-
1 705
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
6 603
5 478
5 668
5 668
After tax
4 897
6 022
5 832
5 832
Living cost
25 130
25 130
25 130
25 130
Free-cash
-20 233
-19 108
-19 298
-19 298

Estimated living cost  is ₽25130 per week

₽15808
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2930
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽469
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.
₽5923
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

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Hamburg , Germany
-₽26631
-₽26761
-₽26761
-₽30574
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
11 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

42 074
-
11 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

198
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 615
-
-
-
total
9 481
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
trade
-
1 892
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
94
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
142
-
-
income
-
1 726
-
-
total
-
3 854
-
-
Dividends
-
7 646
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
88
-
-
withholding
-
1 596
-
-
total
-
1 684
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
9 481
5 538
5 668
5 668
After tax
2 019
5 962
5 832
5 832
Living cost
32 593
32 593
32 593
32 593
Free-cash
-30 574
-26 631
-26 761
-26 761

Estimated living cost  is ₽32593 per week

₽21798
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3437
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽487
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.
₽6871
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

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Munich , Germany
-₽32106
-₽32176
-₽32176
-₽38362
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
11 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

49 862
-
11 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

323
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

5 863
-
-
-
total
11 854
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
trade
-
1 973
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
94
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
142
-
-
income
-
1 726
-
-
total
-
3 935
-
-
Dividends
-
7 565
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
87
-
-
withholding
-
1 576
-
-
total
-
1 663
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
11 854
5 598
5 668
5 668
After tax
-354
5 902
5 832
5 832
Living cost
38 008
38 008
38 008
38 008
Free-cash
-38 362
-32 106
-32 176
-32 176

Estimated living cost  is ₽38008 per week

₽27759
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3040
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽494
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.
₽6715
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

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Athens , Greece
-₽11402
-₽12730
-₽12079
-₽22321
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
-
-
-
11 500
unemployment
-
-
-
189
health
-
-
-
816
pensions
-
-
-
2 300
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 639
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 944
Employee
27 940
-
9 170
-
health
713
-
282
-
pensions
1 864
-
738
-
surtax
99
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 944
-
770
-
income
4 684
-
1 475
-
total
9 304
-
3 265
-
Employer
27 940
-
9 170
-
pensions
3 725
-
1 475
-
unemployment
886
-
351
-
health
1 271
-
504
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 882
-
2 330
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 990
-
-
total
-
2 990
-
-
Dividends
-
8 510
-
-
withholding
-
1 277
-
-
total
-
1 277
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
15 186
4 267
5 595
4 944
After tax
-3 686
7 233
5 905
6 556
Living cost
18 635
18 635
18 635
18 635
Free-cash
-22 321
-11 402
-12 730
-12 079

Estimated living cost  is ₽18635 per week

₽11251
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1620
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽433
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.
₽5333
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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Thessaloniki , Greece
-₽11075
-₽12403
-₽11752
-₽21713
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
-
-
-
11 500
unemployment
-
-
-
189
health
-
-
-
816
pensions
-
-
-
2 300
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 639
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 944
Employee
27 437
-
9 170
-
health
701
-
282
-
pensions
1 830
-
738
-
surtax
90
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 910
-
770
-
income
4 599
-
1 475
-
total
9 130
-
3 265
-
Employer
27 437
-
9 170
-
pensions
3 657
-
1 475
-
unemployment
869
-
351
-
health
1 249
-
504
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 775
-
2 330
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
2 990
-
-
total
-
2 990
-
-
Dividends
-
8 510
-
-
withholding
-
1 277
-
-
total
-
1 277
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
14 905
4 267
5 595
4 944
After tax
-3 405
7 233
5 905
6 556
Living cost
18 308
18 308
18 308
18 308
Free-cash
-21 713
-11 075
-12 403
-11 752

Estimated living cost  is ₽18308 per week

₽11194
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1689
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽422
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.
₽5002
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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Budapest , Hungary
-₽9597
-₽9606
-₽8306
-₽16571
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
-
-
-
11 500
unemployment
-
-
-
172
health
-
-
-
805
pensions
-
-
-
1 150
income
-
-
-
1 406
total
-
-
-
3 533
Employee

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

23 491
9 349
9 623
-
health
1 644
654
674
-
pensions
2 349
935
962
-
unemployment
352
140
144
-
income
2 872
1 143
1 176
-
total
7 217
2 872
2 956
-
Employer

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

23 491
9 349
9 623
-
pensions
4 581
1 823
1 877
-
total
4 581
1 823
1 877
-
Corporate
-
328
-
-
income
-
30
-
-
total
-
30
-
-
Dividends
-
298
-
-
withholding
-
57
-
-
social contributions
-
42
-
-
total
-
99
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
11 798
4 824
4 833
3 533
After tax
-298
6 676
6 667
7 967
Living cost
16 273
16 273
16 273
16 273
Free-cash
-16 571
-9 597
-9 606
-8 306

Estimated living cost  is ₽16273 per week

₽11105
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1331
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽325
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.
₽3512
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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Reykjavik , Iceland
-₽34707
-₽32588
-₽32679
-₽59319
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
124
municipal
-
-
-
311
pensions
-
-
-
1 380
national
-
-
-
481
total
-
-
-
2 296
Employee
64 927
-
9 942
-
municipal
8 020
-
355
-
pensions
2 597
-
398
-
national
12 427
-
550
-
total
23 044
-
1 303
-
Employer
64 927
-
9 942
-
social contributions
698
-
107
-
pensions
5 194
-
795
-
total
5 892
-
902
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income

Corporate income tax will depend on a type of legal entity. For LLC and Limited Partnership it is set at 20%. All other entities pay 37.6%.

-
2 300
-
-
total
-
2 300
-
-
Dividends
-
9 200
-
-
withholding
-
2 024
-
-
total
-
2 024
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
28 936
4 324
2 205
2 296
After tax
-17 436
7 176
9 295
9 204
Living cost
41 883
41 883
41 883
41 883
Free-cash
-59 319
-34 707
-32 588
-32 679

Estimated living cost  is ₽41883 per week

₽28468
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3893
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽627
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.
₽8895
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

It is very difficult to get a residence permit on a basis of self-employment for a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit). EU/EFTA nationals and long-term EU resident permit holders can register self-employed and apply for a permanent residence.

Dublin , Ireland
-₽39211
-₽35762
-₽35762
-₽53400
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
-
-
-
11 500
social contributions
-
-
-
145
income
-
-
-
-145
total
-
-
-
-
Employee
64 899
-
11 500
-
social contributions
5 392
-
145
-
income
12 246
-
-145
-
total
17 638
-
-
-
Employer
64 899
-
11 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
income
-
1 437
-
-
total
-
1 437
-
-
Dividends
-
10 063
-
-
withholding
-
2 012
-
-
total
-
2 012
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
17 638
3 449
-
-
After tax
-6 138
8 051
11 500
11 500
Living cost
47 262
47 262
47 262
47 262
Free-cash
-53 400
-39 211
-35 762
-35 762

Estimated living cost  is ₽47262 per week

₽35956
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3851
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽452
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.
₽7003
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

To obtain permanent residence for non EEA/Swiss nationals, it is required to invest a huge amount - at least €1 million aggregate investment into a new or an existing Irish business, for a minimum of three years.

Milan , Italy
-₽28873
-₽32709
-₽31210
-₽62236
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
-
-
-
11 500
regional
-
-
-
63
social contributions
-
-
-
6 430
municipal
-
-
-
41
national
-
-
-
1 167
total
-
-
-
7 701
Employee
73 736
-
11 500
-
regional
696
-
38
-
municipal
390
-
25
-
social contributions
24 864
-
8 430
-
national
12 777
-
707
-
total
38 727
-
9 200
-
Employer
73 736
-
11 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
nationa
-
2 760
-
-
municipal
-
449
-
-
total
-
3 209
-
-
Dividends
-
8 291
-
-
withholding
-
2 155
-
-
total
-
2 155
-
-
Income
11 500
11 500
11 500
11 500
Total tax
38 727
5 364
9 200
7 701
After tax
-27 227
6 136
2 300
3 799
Living cost
35 009
35 009
35 009
35 009
Free-cash
-62 236
-28 873
-32 709
-31 210

Estimated living cost  is ₽35009 per week

₽24404
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2296
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽537
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.
₽7772
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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Naples , Italy
-₽16306
-₽20075
-₽18590
-₽34524
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
-
-
-
11 500
regional
-
-
-
102
social contributions
-
-
-
6 430
municipal
-
-
-
41
national
-
-
-
1 167
total
-
-
-
7 740
Employee
46 023
-
11 500
-
regional
620
-
63
-
municipal
244
-
25
-
social contributions
15 519
-
8 430
-
national
7 291
-
707
-
total
23 674
-
9 225
-
Employer
46 023
-
11 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
11 500
-
-
nationa
-
2 760
-
-
municipal
-
572
-