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
₽ 151000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽52445
₽21357
₽33430
₽39278
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
-
-
-
151 000
social contributions
-
-
-
21 888
communal

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

-
-
-
7 747
national
-
-
-
55 924
total
-
-
-
85 559
Employee

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

62 799
-
116 953
-
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
-
5 496
-
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
-
8 772
-
communal

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

3 275
-
6 099
-
national
19 307
-
42 201
-
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
-
1 018
-
total
30 789
-
63 586
-
Employer

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

62 799
-
116 953
-
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
-
1 521
-
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
-
1 708
-
surtax
7 121
-
13 262
-
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
-
7 194
-
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
-
10 361
-
total
18 280
-
34 046
-
Corporate
69 921
151 000
-
-
surtax
280
605
-
-
income
13 985
30 201
-
-
total
14 265
30 806
-
-
Dividends
55 656
120 195
-
-
withholding

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

16 377
35 738
-
-
total
16 377
35 738
-
-
Income
151 000
151 000
151 000
151 000
Total tax
79 711
66 544
97 632
85 559
After tax
71 289
84 456
53 368
65 441
Living cost
32 011
32 011
32 011
32 011
Free-cash
39 278
52 445
21 357
33 430

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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