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
₽ 117500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽19345
₽19117
₽10651
₽32725
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
-
-
-
117 500
national
-
-
-
40 517
communal

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

-
-
-
5 932
social contributions
-
-
-
18 629
total
-
-
-
65 078
Employee

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

64 891
-
91 007
-
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.

565
-
792
-
national
19 950
-
30 637
-
communal

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

3 385
-
4 746
-
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.

4 867
-
6 826
-
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.

3 049
-
4 278
-
total
31 816
-
47 279
-
Employer

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

64 891
-
91 007
-
surtax
7 358
-
10 319
-
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.

5 750
-
8 064
-
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.

3 991
-
5 597
-
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.

844
-
1 184
-
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.

947
-
1 329
-
total
18 890
-
26 493
-
Corporate
33 720
117 500
-
-
income
6 743
23 499
-
-
surtax
134
470
-
-
total
6 877
23 969
-
-
Dividends
26 842
93 531
-
-
withholding

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

7 723
27 729
-
-
total
7 723
27 729
-
-
Income
117 500
117 500
117 500
117 500
Total tax
65 306
51 698
73 772
65 078
After tax
52 194
65 802
43 728
52 422
Living cost
33 077
33 077
33 077
33 077
Free-cash
19 117
32 725
10 651
19 345

Estimated living cost  is ₽33077 per week

₽21306
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2892
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽518
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.
₽8362
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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