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
₽ 147000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽30773
₽35831
₽19537
₽49356
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
-
-
-
147 000
national
-
-
-
53 392
communal

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

-
-
-
7 472
social contributions
-
-
-
22 483
total
-
-
-
83 347
Employee

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

64 505
-
113 857
-
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.

561
-
991
-
national
19 831
-
40 621
-
communal

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

3 364
-
5 938
-
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.

4 838
-
8 539
-
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.

3 031
-
5 351
-
total
31 625
-
61 440
-
Employer

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

64 505
-
113 857
-
surtax
7 314
-
12 910
-
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.

5 716
-
10 088
-
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.

3 967
-
7 003
-
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.

839
-
1 480
-
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.

941
-
1 662
-
total
18 777
-
33 143
-
Corporate
63 719
147 000
-
-
income
12 744
29 400
-
-
surtax
255
589
-
-
total
12 999
29 989
-
-
Dividends
50 720
117 011
-
-
withholding

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

14 888
34 775
-
-
total
14 888
34 775
-
-
Income
147 000
147 000
147 000
147 000
Total tax
78 289
64 764
94 583
83 347
After tax
68 711
82 236
52 417
63 653
Living cost
32 880
32 880
32 880
32 880
Free-cash
35 831
49 356
19 537
30 773

Estimated living cost  is ₽32880 per week

₽21179
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2875
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽515
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.
₽8312
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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