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
₽ 16500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
-₽10090
-₽11583
-₽12071
-₽14308
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
3 631
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 631
Employee
26 673
-
14 286
-
social contributions
1 733
-
929
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
1 733
-
929
-
Employer
26 673
-
14 286
-
social contributions
4 135
-
2 214
-
total
4 135
-
2 214
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
1 650
-
-
total
-
1 650
-
-
Dividends
-
14 850
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
5 868
1 650
3 143
3 631
After tax
10 632
14 850
13 357
12 869
Living cost
24 940
24 940
24 940
24 940
Free-cash
-14 308
-10 090
-11 583
-12 071

Estimated living cost  is ₽24940 per week

₽16126
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1880
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽469
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.
₽6465
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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Additional information

Andorra has a limit of 1000 sole-trade resident permits per year, so while it isn't complicated to obtain one, it may get difficult by the end of the term.

Graz , Austria
-₽28699
-₽22759
-₽19440
-₽30991
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
-
-
-
16 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
66
unemployment
-
-
-
5 089
health
-
-
-
1 263
pensions
-
-
-
3 053
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
9 471
Employee
36 267
33 064
33 064
-
health
1 403
1 280
449
-
pensions
3 714
3 385
1 187
-
other
362
331
117
-
unemployment
1 088
992
348
-
income
3 231
2 439
3 673
-
total
9 798
8 427
5 774
-
Employer
36 267
33 064
33 064
-
pensions
4 552
4 150
1 455
-
accident
471
430
151
-
unemployment
1 088
992
348
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
1 088
992
992
-
chamber of commerce
145
132
132
-
health
1 371
1 250
438
-
other
1 722
1 570
1 389
-
total
10 437
9 516
4 905
-
Corporate
3 149
3 149
8 447
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

787
787
2 111
-
total
787
787
2 111
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
21 022
18 730
12 790
9 471
After tax
-4 522
-2 230
3 710
7 029
Living cost
26 469
26 469
26 469
26 469
Free-cash
-30 991
-28 699
-22 759
-19 440

Estimated living cost  is ₽26469 per week

₽15878
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2703
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽472
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.
₽7416
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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Additional information

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Vienna , Austria
-₽31628
-₽25608
-₽22369
-₽37845
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
-
-
-
16 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
66
unemployment
-
-
-
5 089
health
-
-
-
1 263
pensions
-
-
-
3 053
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
164
total
-
-
-
9 635
Employee
41 463
33 064
33 064
-
health
1 604
1 280
444
-
pensions
4 246
3 385
1 173
-
other
414
331
115
-
unemployment
1 244
992
343
-
income
4 720
2 439
3 683
-
total
12 228
8 427
5 758
-
Employer
41 463
33 064
33 064
-
pensions
5 204
4 150
1 437
-
accident
538
430
150
-
unemployment
1 244
992
343
-
surtax
164
164
164
-
payroll
1 244
992
992
-
chamber of commerce
165
132
132
-
health
1 567
1 250
433
-
other
1 970
1 570
1 387
-
total
12 096
9 680
5 038
-
Corporate
3 149
3 149
8 313
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

787
787
2 078
-
total
787
787
2 078
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
25 111
18 894
12 874
9 635
After tax
-8 611
-2 394
3 626
6 865
Living cost
29 234
29 234
29 234
29 234
Free-cash
-37 845
-31 628
-25 608
-22 369

Estimated living cost  is ₽29234 per week

₽19498
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2494
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽480
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.
₽6762
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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Additional information

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Brussels , Belgium
-₽20756
-₽22583
-₽21883
-₽60122
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
4 374
communal

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

-
-
-
727
national
-
-
-
3 031
total
-
-
-
8 132
Employee

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

59 347
-
12 781
-
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.

2 788
-
600
-
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.

4 451
-
959
-
communal

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

3 095
-
666
-
national
18 246
-
2 777
-
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.

516
-
112
-
total
29 096
-
5 114
-
Employer

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

59 347
-
12 781
-
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.

771
-
165
-
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.

866
-
187
-
surtax
6 729
-
1 448
-
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.

3 650
-
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.

5 259
-
1 132
-
total
17 275
-
3 718
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
surtax
-
66
-
-
income
-
3 300
-
-
total
-
3 366
-
-
Dividends
-
13 134
-
-
withholding

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

-
3 639
-
-
total
-
3 639
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
46 371
7 005
8 832
8 132
After tax
-29 871
9 495
7 668
8 368
Living cost
30 251
30 251
30 251
30 251
Free-cash
-60 122
-20 756
-22 583
-21 883

Estimated living cost  is ₽30251 per week

₽19485
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2645
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽474
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.
₽7647
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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Sofia , Bulgaria
-₽156
-₽3848
-₽4644
-₽6092
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
-
-
-
16 500
unemployment
-
-
-
66
health
-
-
-
1 898
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
2 442
income
-
-
-
2 475
total
-
-
-
6 881
Employee
18 887
-
13 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

208
-
152
-
health
869
-
635
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 658
-
1 211
-
income
1 889
-
1 380
-
total
4 624
-
3 378
-
Employer
18 887
-
13 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

208
-
152
-
unemployment
113
-
83
-
health
1 303
-
952
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

2 081
-
1 520
-
total
3 705
-
2 707
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
1 650
-
-
total
-
1 650
-
-
Dividends
-
14 850
-
-
withholding
-
743
-
-
total
-
743
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
8 329
2 393
6 085
6 881
After tax
8 171
14 107
10 415
9 619
Living cost
14 263
14 263
14 263
14 263
Free-cash
-6 092
-156
-3 848
-4 644

Estimated living cost  is ₽14263 per week

₽9434
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽817
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽340
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.
₽3673
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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Varna , Bulgaria
₽3236
-₽456
-₽1252
-₽719
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
-
-
-
16 500
unemployment
-
-
-
66
health
-
-
-
1 898
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
2 442
income
-
-
-
2 475
total
-
-
-
6 881
Employee
14 395
-
13 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
152
-
health
662
-
635
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 264
-
1 211
-
income
1 439
-
1 380
-
total
3 523
-
3 378
-
Employer
14 395
-
13 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
152
-
unemployment
86
-
83
-
health
994
-
952
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 587
-
1 520
-
total
2 825
-
2 707
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
1 650
-
-
total
-
1 650
-
-
Dividends
-
14 850
-
-
withholding
-
743
-
-
total
-
743
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
6 348
2 393
6 085
6 881
After tax
10 152
14 107
10 415
9 619
Living cost
10 871
10 871
10 871
10 871
Free-cash
-719
3 236
-456
-1 252

Estimated living cost  is ₽10871 per week

₽6347
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽776
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽288
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.
₽3460
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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Larnaca , Cyprus
-₽21471
-₽14215
-₽8434
-₽15511
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
-
-
-
31 540
social contributions
-
-
-
4 920
health
-
-
-
805
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 725
Employee
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
health
494
1 085
365
-
social contributions
2 412
5 295
1 785
-
income
6 947
5 906
7 173
-
total
9 853
12 286
9 323
-
Employer
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
social contributions
2 412
5 295
1 785
-
health
537
1 181
398
-
total
2 949
6 476
2 183
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
12 802
18 762
11 506
5 725
After tax
3 698
-2 262
4 994
10 775
Living cost
19 209
19 209
19 209
19 209
Free-cash
-15 511
-21 471
-14 215
-8 434

Estimated living cost  is ₽19209 per week

₽11512
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1885
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽425
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.
₽5388
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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Limassol , Cyprus
-₽29172
-₽21916
-₽16135
-₽24635
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
-
-
-
31 540
social contributions
-
-
-
4 920
health
-
-
-
805
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 725
Employee
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
health
635
1 085
365
-
social contributions
3 100
5 295
1 785
-
income
6 699
5 906
7 173
-
total
10 434
12 286
9 323
-
Employer
63 798
63 798
63 798
-
social contributions
3 100
5 295
1 785
-
health
691
1 181
398
-
total
3 791
6 476
2 183
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
14 225
18 762
11 506
5 725
After tax
2 275
-2 262
4 994
10 775
Living cost
26 910
26 910
26 910
26 910
Free-cash
-24 635
-29 172
-21 916
-16 135

Estimated living cost  is ₽26910 per week

₽18396
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2102
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽452
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.
₽5961
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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Brno , Czech Republic
-₽8163
-₽11149
-₽11487
-₽21972
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
4 818
health
-
-
-
2 228
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 418
total
-
-
-
8 464
Employee
28 710
-
12 313
-
health
3 876
-
1 662
-
social contributions
1 866
-
800
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
3 445
-
1 478
-
total
9 187
-
3 940
-
Employer
28 710
-
12 313
-
social contributions
7 178
-
3 078
-
health
2 584
-
1 108
-
total
9 762
-
4 186
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
3 135
-
-
total
-
3 135
-
-
Dividends
-
13 365
-
-
withholding
-
2 005
-
-
total
-
2 005
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
18 949
5 140
8 126
8 464
After tax
-2 449
11 360
8 374
8 036
Living cost
19 523
19 523
19 523
19 523
Free-cash
-21 972
-8 163
-11 149
-11 487

Estimated living cost  is ₽19523 per week

₽13561
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1389
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽384
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.
₽4189
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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Prague , Czech Republic
-₽12697
-₽15683
-₽16021
-₽30907
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
4 818
health
-
-
-
2 228
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 418
total
-
-
-
8 464
Employee
35 378
-
12 313
-
health
4 776
-
1 662
-
social contributions
2 300
-
800
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
4 245
-
1 478
-
total
11 321
-
3 940
-
Employer
35 378
-
12 313
-
social contributions
8 845
-
3 078
-
health
3 184
-
1 108
-
total
12 029
-
4 186
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
3 135
-
-
total
-
3 135
-
-
Dividends
-
13 365
-
-
withholding
-
2 005
-
-
total
-
2 005
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
23 350
5 140
8 126
8 464
After tax
-6 850
11 360
8 374
8 036
Living cost
24 057
24 057
24 057
24 057
Free-cash
-30 907
-12 697
-15 683
-16 021

Estimated living cost  is ₽24057 per week

₽17891
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1333
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽416
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.
₽4418
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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Copenhagen , Denmark
-₽164754
-₽164754
-₽27341
-₽164754
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
-
-
-
16 500
labour market
-
-
-
1 262
municipal
-
-
-
1 060
pensions
-
-
-
721
national
-
-
-
733
total
-
-
-
3 776
Employee
169 104
169 104
169 104
-
municipal
36 010
36 010
36 010
-
pensions
240
240
240
-
national
20 659
20 659
20 659
-
labour market
13 509
13 509
13 509
-
total
70 418
70 418
70 418
-
Employer
169 104
169 104
169 104
-
labour market
13 528
13 528
13 528
-
national
20 695
20 695
20 695
-
municipal
36 067
36 067
36 067
-
pensions
481
481
481
-
total
70 771
70 771
70 771
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
141 189
141 189
141 189
3 776
After tax
-124 689
-124 689
-124 689
12 724
Living cost
40 065
40 065
40 065
40 065
Free-cash
-164 754
-164 754
-164 754
-27 341

Estimated living cost  is ₽40065 per week

₽27421
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3544
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽616
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.
₽8484
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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Tallinn , Estonia
-₽6840
-₽8640
-₽9305
-₽14993
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
-
-
-
16 500
health
-
-
-
2 144
pensions
-
-
-
3 300
income
-
-
-
321
total
-
-
-
5 765
Employee
23 536
-
12 332
-
pensions
471
-
247
-
unemployment
376
-
197
-
income
2 650
-
488
-
total
3 497
-
932
-
Employer
23 536
-
12 332
-
pensions
4 708
-
2 466
-
unemployment
189
-
99
-
health
3 059
-
1 603
-
total
7 956
-
4 168
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
3 300
-
-
total
-
3 300
-
-
Dividends
-
13 200
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
11 453
3 300
5 100
5 765
After tax
5 047
13 200
11 400
10 735
Living cost
20 040
20 040
20 040
20 040
Free-cash
-14 993
-6 840
-8 640
-9 305

Estimated living cost  is ₽20040 per week

₽13745
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1193
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽403
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.
₽4698
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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Helsinki , Finland
-₽20435
-₽21410
-₽18322
-₽35386
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

You can choose the amount to declare for pension contributions and choose a pension insurance company or a pension insurance fund you prefer to use; or you could opt out of pension contributions altogether. You can find more details on Finnish Centre for Pensions

-
-
-
16 500
health
-
-
-
-
municipal
-
-
-
2 969
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 969
Employee
43 651
-
13 880
-
health
326
-
-
-
municipal
7 150
-
2 292
-
pensions
2 946
-
937
-
national
721
-
-
-
unemployment
655
-
208
-
total
11 798
-
3 437
-
Employer
43 651
-
13 880
-
accident
44
-
14
-
unemployment
283
-
90
-
health
335
-
107
-
pensions
7 573
-
2 409
-
total
8 235
-
2 620
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
3 300
-
-
total
-
3 300
-
-
Dividends

Finish residents use 75% of income from dividends as a base for income tax.

-
9 900
-
-
municipal
-
1 782
-
-
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
1 782
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
20 033
5 082
6 057
2 969
After tax
-3 533
11 418
10 443
13 531
Living cost
31 853
31 853
31 853
31 853
Free-cash
-35 386
-20 435
-21 410
-18 322

Estimated living cost  is ₽31853 per week

₽20806
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3064
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽507
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.
₽7477
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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Additional information

Finland permits registration as a sole-trader only for EU nationals or long-term EU resident permit holders. Other nationals should set up a company and hire themselves as an employee.

Marseille , France
-₽17257
-₽14780
-₽15876
-₽25093
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
469
health
-
-
-
222
pensions
-
-
-
5 600
other
-
-
-
512
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 803
Employee
31 696
-
12 572
-
income
1 634
-
-
-
social contributions
904
-
357
-
pensions
3 585
-
1 423
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
6 123
-
1 780
-
Employer
31 696
-
12 572
-
pensions
5 208
-
2 067
-
social contributions
94
-
38
-
unemployment
1 283
-
509
-
health
2 218
-
880
-
other
1 094
-
433
-
total
9 897
-
3 927
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
4 619
-
-
total
-
4 619
-
-
Dividends
-
11 881
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 521
-
-
social contributions
-
2 044
-
-
total
-
3 565
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
16 020
8 184
5 707
6 803
After tax
480
8 316
10 793
9 697
Living cost
25 573
25 573
25 573
25 573
Free-cash
-25 093
-17 257
-14 780
-15 876

Estimated living cost  is ₽25573 per week

₽14831
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2598
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽485
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.
₽7660
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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Nice , France
-₽20070
-₽17593
-₽18689
-₽30097
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
469
health
-
-
-
222
pensions
-
-
-
5 600
other
-
-
-
512
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 803
Employee
35 509
-
12 572
-
income
2 096
-
-
-
social contributions
1 012
-
357
-
pensions
4 015
-
1 423
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
7 123
-
1 780
-
Employer
35 509
-
12 572
-
pensions
5 833
-
2 067
-
social contributions
107
-
38
-
unemployment
1 437
-
509
-
health
2 486
-
880
-
other
1 225
-
433
-
total
11 088
-
3 927
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
4 619
-
-
total
-
4 619
-
-
Dividends
-
11 881
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 521
-
-
social contributions
-
2 044
-
-
total
-
3 565
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
18 211
8 184
5 707
6 803
After tax
-1 711
8 316
10 793
9 697
Living cost
28 386
28 386
28 386
28 386
Free-cash
-30 097
-20 070
-17 593
-18 689

Estimated living cost  is ₽28386 per week

₽17898
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2308
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽483
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.
₽7698
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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Paris , France
-₽31756
-₽29279
-₽30375
-₽51692
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
469
health
-
-
-
222
pensions
-
-
-
5 600
other
-
-
-
512
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 803
Employee
51 964
-
12 572
-
income
4 534
-
-
-
social contributions
1 480
-
357
-
pensions
5 877
-
1 423
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
11 891
-
1 780
-
Employer
51 964
-
12 572
-
pensions
8 538
-
2 067
-
social contributions
156
-
38
-
unemployment
2 105
-
509
-
health
3 637
-
880
-
other
1 793
-
433
-
total
16 229
-
3 927
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
4 619
-
-
total
-
4 619
-
-
Dividends
-
11 881
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
1 521
-
-
social contributions
-
2 044
-
-
total
-
3 565
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
28 120
8 184
5 707
6 803
After tax
-11 620
8 316
10 793
9 697
Living cost
40 072
40 072
40 072
40 072
Free-cash
-51 692
-31 756
-29 279
-30 375

Estimated living cost  is ₽40072 per week

₽27120
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3278
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽549
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.
₽9124
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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Batumi , Georgia
₽9818
₽7343
₽10478
₽8720
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
16 500
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
165
total
-
-
-
165
Employee
7 321
-
16 500
-
income
1 464
-
3 300
-
total
1 464
-
3 300
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

9 179
16 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
9 179
16 500
-
-
withholding
459
825
-
-
total
459
825
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
1 923
825
3 300
165
After tax
14 577
15 675
13 200
16 335
Living cost
5 857
5 857
5 857
5 857
Free-cash
8 720
9 818
7 343
10 478

Estimated living cost  is ₽5857 per week

₽3630
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽487
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽161
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.
₽1579
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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Additional information

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Tbilisi , Georgia
₽6548
₽4073
₽7208
₽4837
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
16 500
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
165
total
-
-
-
165
Employee
11 409
-
16 500
-
income
2 282
-
3 300
-
total
2 282
-
3 300
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

5 091
16 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
5 091
16 500
-
-
withholding
254
825
-
-
total
254
825
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
2 536
825
3 300
165
After tax
13 964
15 675
13 200
16 335
Living cost
9 127
9 127
9 127
9 127
Free-cash
4 837
6 548
4 073
7 208

Estimated living cost  is ₽9127 per week

₽6176
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽383
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽306
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.
₽2261
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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Additional information

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Berlin , Germany
-₽23325
-₽21199
-₽21199
-₽24781
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
16 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

41 281
-
16 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

187
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 395
-
-
-
total
9 250
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
trade
-
2 368
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
135
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
150
-
-
income
-
2 475
-
-
total
-
5 128
-
-
Dividends
-
11 372
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
139
-
-
withholding
-
2 527
-
-
total
-
2 666
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
9 250
7 794
5 668
5 668
After tax
7 250
8 706
10 832
10 832
Living cost
32 031
32 031
32 031
32 031
Free-cash
-24 781
-23 325
-21 199
-21 199

Estimated living cost  is ₽32031 per week

₽22096
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3446
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽464
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.
₽6024
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Dresden , Germany
-₽16594
-₽14298
-₽14298
-₽15233
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
16 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

31 733
-
16 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

49
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

886
-
-
-
total
6 603
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
trade
-
2 599
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
135
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
150
-
-
income
-
2 475
-
-
total
-
5 359
-
-
Dividends
-
11 141
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
135
-
-
withholding
-
2 470
-
-
total
-
2 605
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
6 603
7 964
5 668
5 668
After tax
9 897
8 536
10 832
10 832
Living cost
25 130
25 130
25 130
25 130
Free-cash
-15 233
-16 594
-14 298
-14 298

Estimated living cost  is ₽25130 per week

₽15808
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2930
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽469
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.
₽5923
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Hamburg , Germany
-₽24141
-₽21761
-₽21761
-₽25574
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
16 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

42 074
-
16 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

198
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 615
-
-
-
total
9 481
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
trade
-
2 714
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
135
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
150
-
-
income
-
2 475
-
-
total
-
5 474
-
-
Dividends
-
11 026
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
134
-
-
withholding
-
2 440
-
-
total
-
2 574
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
9 481
8 048
5 668
5 668
After tax
7 019
8 452
10 832
10 832
Living cost
32 593
32 593
32 593
32 593
Free-cash
-25 574
-24 141
-21 761
-21 761

Estimated living cost  is ₽32593 per week

₽21798
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3437
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽487
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.
₽6871
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Munich , Germany
-₽29641
-₽27176
-₽27176
-₽33362
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
16 500
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
5 668
trade
-
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 668
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

49 862
-
16 500
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

5 668
-
5 668
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

323
-
-
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

5 863
-
-
-
total
11 854
-
5 668
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
trade
-
2 829
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
135
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
150
-
-
income
-
2 475
-
-
total
-
5 589
-
-
Dividends
-
10 911
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
132
-
-
withholding
-
2 412
-
-
total
-
2 544
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
11 854
8 133
5 668
5 668
After tax
4 646
8 367
10 832
10 832
Living cost
38 008
38 008
38 008
38 008
Free-cash
-33 362
-29 641
-27 176
-27 176

Estimated living cost  is ₽38008 per week

₽27759
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3040
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽494
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.
₽6715
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Athens , Greece
-₽8256
-₽9493
-₽9163
-₽17321
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
-
-
-
16 500
unemployment
-
-
-
189
health
-
-
-
1 171
pensions
-
-
-
3 300
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
2 368
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
7 028
Employee
27 940
-
13 631
-
health
713
-
348
-
pensions
1 864
-
908
-
surtax
99
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 944
-
949
-
income
4 684
-
2 285
-
total
9 304
-
4 490
-
Employer
27 940
-
13 631
-
pensions
3 725
-
1 817
-
unemployment
886
-
431
-
health
1 271
-
620
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 882
-
2 868
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
4 290
-
-
total
-
4 290
-
-
Dividends
-
12 210
-
-
withholding
-
1 831
-
-
total
-
1 831
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
15 186
6 121
7 358
7 028
After tax
1 314
10 379
9 142
9 472
Living cost
18 635
18 635
18 635
18 635
Free-cash
-17 321
-8 256
-9 493
-9 163

Estimated living cost  is ₽18635 per week

₽11251
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1620
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽433
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.
₽5333
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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Thessaloniki , Greece
-₽7929
-₽9166
-₽8836
-₽16713
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
-
-
-
16 500
unemployment
-
-
-
189
health
-
-
-
1 171
pensions
-
-
-
3 300
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
2 368
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
7 028
Employee
27 437
-
13 631
-
health
701
-
348
-
pensions
1 830
-
908
-
surtax
90
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 910
-
949
-
income
4 599
-
2 285
-
total
9 130
-
4 490
-
Employer
27 437
-
13 631
-
pensions
3 657
-
1 817
-
unemployment
869
-
431
-
health
1 249
-
620
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 775
-
2 868
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
4 290
-
-
total
-
4 290
-
-
Dividends
-
12 210
-
-
withholding
-
1 831
-
-
total
-
1 831
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
14 905
6 121
7 358
7 028
After tax
1 595
10 379
9 142
9 472
Living cost
18 308
18 308
18 308
18 308
Free-cash
-16 713
-7 929
-9 166
-8 836

Estimated living cost  is ₽18308 per week

₽11194
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1689
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽422
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.
₽5002
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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Budapest , Hungary
-₽6708
-₽6708
-₽4843
-₽11571
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
-
-
-
16 500
unemployment
-
-
-
248
health
-
-
-
1 155
pensions
-
-
-
1 650
income
-
-
-
2 017
total
-
-
-
5 070
Employee

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

23 491
9 349
13 808
-
health
1 644
654
967
-
pensions
2 349
935
1 381
-
unemployment
352
140
207
-
income
2 872
1 143
1 688
-
total
7 217
2 872
4 243
-
Employer

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

23 491
9 349
13 808
-
pensions
4 581
1 823
2 692
-
total
4 581
1 823
2 692
-
Corporate
-
5 328
-
-
income
-
480
-
-
total
-
480
-
-
Dividends
-
4 848
-
-
withholding
-
921
-
-
social contributions
-
839
-
-
total
-
1 760
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
11 798
6 935
6 935
5 070
After tax
4 702
9 565
9 565
11 430
Living cost
16 273
16 273
16 273
16 273
Free-cash
-11 571
-6 708
-6 708
-4 843

Estimated living cost  is ₽16273 per week

₽11105
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1331
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽325
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.
₽3512
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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Reykjavik , Iceland
-₽31587
-₽29690
-₽29819
-₽54319
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
177
municipal
-
-
-
894
pensions
-
-
-
1 980
national
-
-
-
1 385
total
-
-
-
4 436
Employee
64 927
-
14 264
-
municipal
8 020
-
958
-
pensions
2 597
-
571
-
national
12 427
-
1 484
-
total
23 044
-
3 013
-
Employer
64 927
-
14 264
-
social contributions
698
-
153
-
pensions
5 194
-
1 141
-
total
5 892
-
1 294
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income

Corporate income tax will depend on a type of legal entity. For LLC and Limited Partnership it is set at 20%. All other entities pay 37.6%.

-
3 300
-
-
total
-
3 300
-
-
Dividends
-
13 200
-
-
withholding
-
2 904
-
-
total
-
2 904
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
28 936
6 204
4 307
4 436
After tax
-12 436
10 296
12 193
12 064
Living cost
41 883
41 883
41 883
41 883
Free-cash
-54 319
-31 587
-29 690
-29 819

Estimated living cost  is ₽41883 per week

₽28468
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3893
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽627
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.
₽8895
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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Additional information

It is very difficult to get a residence permit on a basis of self-employment for a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit). EU/EFTA nationals and long-term EU resident permit holders can register self-employed and apply for a permanent residence.

Dublin , Ireland
-₽35713
-₽31809
-₽31809
-₽48400
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
-
-
-
16 500
social contributions
-
-
-
345
income
-
-
-
702
total
-
-
-
1 047
Employee
64 899
-
16 500
-
social contributions
5 392
-
345
-
income
12 246
-
702
-
total
17 638
-
1 047
-
Employer
64 899
-
16 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
income
-
2 063
-
-
total
-
2 063
-
-
Dividends
-
14 437
-
-
withholding
-
2 888
-
-
total
-
2 888
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
17 638
4 951
1 047
1 047
After tax
-1 138
11 549
15 453
15 453
Living cost
47 262
47 262
47 262
47 262
Free-cash
-48 400
-35 713
-31 809
-31 809

Estimated living cost  is ₽47262 per week

₽35956
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3851
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽452
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.
₽7003
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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Additional information

To obtain permanent residence for non EEA/Swiss nationals, it is required to invest a huge amount - at least €1 million aggregate investment into a new or an existing Irish business, for a minimum of three years.

Milan , Italy
-₽26207
-₽28959
-₽27459
-₽57236
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
-
-
-
16 500
regional
-
-
-
124
social contributions
-
-
-
6 430
municipal
-
-
-
80
national
-
-
-
2 316
total
-
-
-
8 950
Employee
73 736
-
16 500
-
regional
696
-
99
-
municipal
390
-
65
-
social contributions
24 864
-
8 430
-
national
12 777
-
1 856
-
total
38 727
-
10 450
-
Employer
73 736
-
16 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
nationa
-
3 960
-
-
municipal
-
644
-
-
total
-
4 604
-
-
Dividends
-
11 896
-
-
withholding
-
3 094
-
-
total
-
3 094
-
-
Income
16 500
16 500
16 500
16 500
Total tax
38 727
7 698
10 450
8 950
After tax
-22 227
8 802
6 050
7 550
Living cost
35 009
35 009
35 009
35 009
Free-cash
-57 236
-26 207
-28 959
-27 459

Estimated living cost  is ₽35009 per week

₽24404
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2296
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽537
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.
₽7772
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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Naples , Italy
-₽13677
-₽16365
-₽14881
-₽29524
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
-
-
-
16 500
regional
-
-
-
205
social contributions
-
-
-
6 430
municipal
-
-
-
80
national
-
-
-
2 316
total
-
-
-
9 031
Employee
46 023
-
16 500
-
regional
620
-
164
-
municipal
244
-
65
-
social contributions
15 519
-
8 430
-
national
7 291
-
1 856
-
total
23 674
-
10 515
-
Employer
46 023
-
16 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
16 500
-
-
nationa
-
3 960
-
-
municipal