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
₽ 172000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽63326
₽27047
₽41925
₽49968
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
-
-
-
172 000
social contributions
-
-
-
22 382
communal

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

-
-
-
8 977
national
-
-
-
65 983
total
-
-
-
97 342
Employee

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

64 217
-
133 218
-
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.

3 017
-
6 261
-
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.

4 816
-
9 992
-
communal

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

3 349
-
6 949
-
national
19 743
-
49 077
-
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.

559
-
1 158
-
total
31 484
-
73 437
-
Employer

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

64 217
-
133 218
-
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.

835
-
1 733
-
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.

937
-
1 946
-
surtax
7 281
-
15 108
-
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.

3 949
-
8 193
-
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.

5 690
-
11 803
-
total
18 692
-
38 783
-
Corporate
89 090
172 000
-
-
surtax
356
692
-
-
income
17 819
34 547
-
-
total
18 175
35 239
-
-
Dividends
70 916
136 761
-
-
withholding

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

20 948
40 702
-
-
total
20 948
40 702
-
-
Income
172 000
172 000
172 000
172 000
Total tax
89 299
75 941
112 220
97 342
After tax
82 701
96 059
59 780
74 658
Living cost
32 733
32 733
32 733
32 733
Free-cash
49 968
63 326
27 047
41 925

Estimated living cost  is ₽32733 per week

₽21085
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2862
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽513
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.
₽8275
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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