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
₽ 138000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽26740
₽29891
₽16384
₽43688
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
-
-
-
138 000
national
-
-
-
49 175
communal

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

-
-
-
6 986
social contributions
-
-
-
21 559
total
-
-
-
77 720
Employee

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

65 800
-
106 884
-
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.

573
-
930
-
national
20 230
-
37 413
-
communal

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

3 432
-
5 576
-
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.

4 935
-
8 016
-
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.

3 092
-
5 024
-
total
32 262
-
56 959
-
Employer

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

65 800
-
106 884
-
surtax
7 461
-
12 122
-
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.

5 831
-
9 470
-
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.

4 046
-
6 574
-
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.

855
-
1 390
-
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.

960
-
1 561
-
total
19 153
-
31 117
-
Corporate
53 046
138 000
-
-
income
10 610
27 601
-
-
surtax
213
552
-
-
total
10 823
28 153
-
-
Dividends
42 223
109 848
-
-
withholding

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

12 331
32 619
-
-
total
12 331
32 619
-
-
Income
138 000
138 000
138 000
138 000
Total tax
74 569
60 772
88 076
77 720
After tax
63 431
77 228
49 924
60 280
Living cost
33 540
33 540
33 540
33 540
Free-cash
29 891
43 688
16 384
26 740

Estimated living cost  is ₽33540 per week

₽21604
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2933
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽525
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.
₽8479
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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