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
₽ 176000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽42857
₽51069
₽27647
₽64771
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
-
-
-
176 000
national
-
-
-
67 489
communal

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

-
-
-
9 183
social contributions
-
-
-
22 933
total
-
-
-
99 605
Employee

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

65 795
-
136 319
-
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.

573
-
1 185
-
national
20 228
-
50 209
-
communal

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

3 432
-
7 110
-
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.

4 935
-
10 224
-
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.

3 091
-
6 406
-
total
32 259
-
75 134
-
Employer

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

65 795
-
136 319
-
surtax
7 460
-
15 458
-
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.

5 830
-
12 077
-
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.

4 046
-
8 384
-
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.

855
-
1 772
-
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.

960
-
1 990
-
total
19 151
-
39 681
-
Corporate
91 053
176 000
-
-
income
18 211
35 330
-
-
surtax
365
707
-
-
total
18 576
36 037
-
-
Dividends
72 477
139 963
-
-
withholding

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

21 407
41 654
-
-
total
21 407
41 654
-
-
Income
176 000
176 000
176 000
176 000
Total tax
91 393
77 691
114 815
99 605
After tax
84 607
98 309
61 185
76 395
Living cost
33 538
33 538
33 538
33 538
Free-cash
51 069
64 771
27 647
42 857

Estimated living cost  is ₽33538 per week

₽21603
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2932
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽525
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.
₽8478
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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