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
₽ 121500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽36010
₽12619
₽21661
₽22841
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
-
-
-
121 500
social contributions
-
-
-
19 132
communal

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

-
-
-
6 143
national
-
-
-
42 553
total
-
-
-
67 828
Employee

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

62 799
-
94 105
-
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.

2 951
-
4 423
-
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.

4 710
-
7 057
-
communal

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

3 275
-
4 908
-
national
19 307
-
32 271
-
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.

546
-
818
-
total
30 789
-
49 477
-
Employer

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

62 799
-
94 105
-
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.

816
-
1 223
-
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.

916
-
1 374
-
surtax
7 121
-
10 673
-
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.

3 862
-
5 786
-
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.

5 565
-
8 337
-
total
18 280
-
27 393
-
Corporate
40 421
121 500
-
-
surtax
162
486
-
-
income
8 084
24 299
-
-
total
8 246
24 785
-
-
Dividends
32 175
96 714
-
-
withholding

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

9 333
28 694
-
-
total
9 333
28 694
-
-
Income
121 500
121 500
121 500
121 500
Total tax
66 648
53 479
76 870
67 828
After tax
54 852
68 021
44 630
53 672
Living cost
32 011
32 011
32 011
32 011
Free-cash
22 841
36 010
12 619
21 661

Estimated living cost  is ₽32011 per week

₽20619
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2799
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽501
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.
₽8092
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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