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
₽ 168000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽40036
₽47564
₽25774
₽61079
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
-
-
-
168 000
national
-
-
-
63 906
communal

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

-
-
-
8 732
social contributions
-
-
-
22 468
total
-
-
-
95 106
Employee

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

64 461
-
130 122
-
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
-
1 132
-
national
19 818
-
47 697
-
communal

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

3 362
-
6 788
-
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.

4 835
-
9 760
-
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.

3 029
-
6 115
-
total
31 605
-
71 492
-
Employer

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

64 461
-
130 122
-
surtax
7 309
-
14 755
-
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.

5 712
-
11 528
-
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.

3 964
-
8 002
-
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.

838
-
1 691
-
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
-
1 900
-
total
18 764
-
37 876
-
Corporate
84 775
168 000
-
-
income
16 954
33 601
-
-
surtax
339
672
-
-
total
17 293
34 273
-
-
Dividends
67 482
133 727
-
-
withholding

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

19 916
39 790
-
-
total
19 916
39 790
-
-
Income
168 000
168 000
168 000
168 000
Total tax
87 578
74 063
109 368
95 106
After tax
80 422
93 937
58 632
72 894
Living cost
32 858
32 858
32 858
32 858
Free-cash
47 564
61 079
25 774
40 036

Estimated living cost  is ₽32858 per week

₽21165
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2873
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.
₽8306
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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