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
₽ 18000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
-₽13872
-₽16479
-₽13341
-₽11711
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
-
-
-
18 000
social contributions
-
-
-
3 960
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 960
Employee
29 853
-
15 584
-
social contributions
1 940
-
1 013
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
1 940
-
1 013
-
Employer
29 853
-
15 584
-
social contributions
4 627
-
2 416
-
total
4 627
-
2 416
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
1 799
-
-
total
-
1 799
-
-
Dividends
-
16 201
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
6 567
1 799
3 429
3 960
After tax
11 433
16 201
14 571
14 040
Living cost
27 912
27 912
27 912
27 912
Free-cash
-16 479
-11 711
-13 341
-13 872

Estimated living cost  is ₽27912 per week

₽18048
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2104
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.
₽7235
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
-₽22098
-₽35154
-₽25716
-₽32588
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
5 695
health
-
-
-
1 376
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
72
pensions
-
-
-
3 330
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
10 473
Employee
40 590
37 005
37 005
-
unemployment
1 218
1 110
377
-
other
405
370
125
-
income
3 616
2 730
4 136
-
pensions
4 157
3 789
1 290
-
health
1 570
1 433
488
-
total
10 966
9 432
6 416
-
Employer
40 590
37 005
37 005
-
pensions
5 094
4 645
1 581
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
1 218
1 110
1 110
-
other
1 928
1 757
1 551
-
health
1 535
1 399
476
-
accident
527
481
164
-
unemployment
1 218
1 110
377
-
chamber of commerce
162
148
148
-
total
11 682
10 650
5 407
-
Corporate
3 524
3 524
9 070
-
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.

881
881
2 268
-
total
881
881
2 268
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
23 529
20 963
14 091
10 473
After tax
-5 529
-2 963
3 909
7 527
Living cost
29 625
29 625
29 625
29 625
Free-cash
-35 154
-32 588
-25 716
-22 098

Estimated living cost  is ₽29625 per week

₽17771
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3026
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽529
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.
₽8300
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
-₽25375
-₽42822
-₽28904
-₽35865
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
183
unemployment
-
-
-
5 695
health
-
-
-
1 376
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
72
pensions
-
-
-
3 330
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
10 656
Employee
46 406
37 005
37 005
-
unemployment
1 392
1 110
374
-
other
463
370
125
-
income
5 283
2 730
4 145
-
pensions
4 752
3 789
1 274
-
health
1 796
1 433
481
-
total
13 686
9 432
6 399
-
Employer
46 406
37 005
37 005
-
pensions
5 824
4 645
1 561
-
surtax
183
183
183
-
payroll
1 392
1 110
1 110
-
other
2 204
1 757
1 549
-
health
1 753
1 399
470
-
accident
603
481
162
-
unemployment
1 392
1 110
374
-
chamber of commerce
185
148
148
-
total
13 536
10 833
5 557
-
Corporate
3 524
3 524
8 918
-
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.

881
881
2 229
-
total
881
881
2 229
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
28 103
21 146
14 185
10 656
After tax
-10 103
-3 146
3 815
7 344
Living cost
32 719
32 719
32 719
32 719
Free-cash
-42 822
-35 865
-28 904
-25 375

Estimated living cost  is ₽32719 per week

₽21822
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2791
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.
₽7568
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
-₽24814
-₽67756
-₽25493
-₽23489
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
-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
3 276
communal

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

-
-
-
786
social contributions
-
-
-
4 895
total
-
-
-
8 957
Employee

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

66 421
-
13 938
-
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.

578
-
122
-
national
20 420
-
3 029
-
communal

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

3 464
-
728
-
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.

4 982
-
1 045
-
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.

3 121
-
656
-
total
32 565
-
5 580
-
Employer

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

66 421
-
13 938
-
surtax
7 531
-
1 579
-
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.

5 886
-
1 235
-
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.

4 085
-
858
-
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.

863
-
181
-
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.

969
-
203
-
total
19 334
-
4 056
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
3 600
-
-
surtax
-
72
-
-
total
-
3 672
-
-
Dividends
-
14 328
-
-
withholding

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

-
3 960
-
-
total
-
3 960
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
51 899
7 632
9 636
8 957
After tax
-33 899
10 368
8 364
9 043
Living cost
33 857
33 857
33 857
33 857
Free-cash
-67 756
-23 489
-25 493
-24 814

Estimated living cost  is ₽33857 per week

₽21808
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2960
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽530
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.
₽8559
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
-₽5482
-₽7304
-₽4613
-₽586
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
-
-
-
18 000
unemployment
-
-
-
72
health
-
-
-
2 070
pensions

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

-
-
-
2 664
income
-
-
-
2 700
total
-
-
-
7 506
Employee
21 155
-
15 047
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

232
-
166
-
income
2 116
-
1 505
-
pensions

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

1 857
-
1 321
-
health
973
-
692
-
total
5 178
-
3 684
-
Employer
21 155
-
15 047
-
pensions

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

2 331
-
1 658
-
health
1 460
-
1 039
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

232
-
166
-
unemployment
127
-
90
-
total
4 150
-
2 953
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
1 800
-
-
total
-
1 800
-
-
Dividends
-
16 200
-
-
withholding
-
810
-
-
total
-
810
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
9 328
2 610
6 637
7 506
After tax
8 672
15 390
11 363
10 494
Living cost
15 976
15 976
15 976
15 976
Free-cash
-7 304
-586
-4 613
-5 482

Estimated living cost  is ₽15976 per week

₽10566
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽915
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽381
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.
₽4114
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
-₽1683
-₽1289
-₽813
₽3214
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
-
-
-
18 000
unemployment
-
-
-
72
health
-
-
-
2 070
pensions

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

-
-
-
2 664
income
-
-
-
2 700
total
-
-
-
7 506
Employee
16 123
-
15 047
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

178
-
166
-
income
1 612
-
1 505
-
pensions

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

1 416
-
1 321
-
health
742
-
692
-
total
3 948
-
3 684
-
Employer
16 123
-
15 047
-
pensions

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

1 777
-
1 658
-
health
1 113
-
1 039
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

178
-
166
-
unemployment
96
-
90
-
total
3 164
-
2 953
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
1 800
-
-
total
-
1 800
-
-
Dividends
-
16 200
-
-
withholding
-
810
-
-
total
-
810
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
7 112
2 610
6 637
7 506
After tax
10 888
15 390
11 363
10 494
Living cost
12 176
12 176
12 176
12 176
Free-cash
-1 289
3 214
-813
-1 683

Estimated living cost  is ₽12176 per week

₽7109
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽870
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽323
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.
₽3876
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
-₽9906
-₽17828
-₽16378
-₽24497
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
-
-
-
35 300
health
-
-
-
900
social contributions
-
-
-
5 507
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 407
Employee
71 403
71 403
71 403
-
income
7 775
6 610
8 028
-
social contributions
2 700
5 926
1 998
-
health
553
1 214
409
-
total
11 028
13 750
10 435
-
Employer
71 403
71 403
71 403
-
social contributions
2 700
5 926
1 998
-
health
601
1 322
446
-
total
3 301
7 248
2 444
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
14 329
20 998
12 879
6 407
After tax
3 671
-2 998
5 121
11 593
Living cost
21 499
21 499
21 499
21 499
Free-cash
-17 828
-24 497
-16 378
-9 906

Estimated living cost  is ₽21499 per week

₽12885
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2109
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽476
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.
₽6030
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
-₽18525
-₽28040
-₽24997
-₽33116
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
-
-
-
35 300
health
-
-
-
900
social contributions
-
-
-
5 507
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 407
Employee
71 403
71 403
71 403
-
income
7 498
6 610
8 028
-
social contributions
3 470
5 926
1 998
-
health
710
1 214
409
-
total
11 678
13 750
10 435
-
Employer
71 403
71 403
71 403
-
social contributions
3 470
5 926
1 998
-
health
774
1 322
446
-
total
4 244
7 248
2 444
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
15 922
20 998
12 879
6 407
After tax
2 078
-2 998
5 121
11 593
Living cost
30 118
30 118
30 118
30 118
Free-cash
-28 040
-33 116
-24 997
-18 525

Estimated living cost  is ₽30118 per week

₽20589
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2352
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽506
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.
₽6671
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
-₽12710
-₽24322
-₽12342
-₽9084
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
-
-
-
18 000
health
-
-
-
2 430
social contributions
-
-
-
5 256
income
-
-
-
1 547
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
9 233
Employee
31 583
-
13 433
-
income
3 790
-
1 612
-
social contributions
2 053
-
873
-
health
4 264
-
1 813
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
10 107
-
4 298
-
Employer
31 583
-
13 433
-
social contributions
7 896
-
3 358
-
health
2 842
-
1 209
-
total
10 738
-
4 567
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
3 420
-
-
total
-
3 420
-
-
Dividends
-
14 580
-
-
withholding
-
2 187
-
-
total
-
2 187
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
20 845
5 607
8 865
9 233
After tax
-2 845
12 393
9 135
8 767
Living cost
21 477
21 477
21 477
21 477
Free-cash
-24 322
-9 084
-12 342
-12 710

Estimated living cost  is ₽21477 per week

₽14918
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1528
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.
₽4609
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
-₽17698
-₽34152
-₽17330
-₽14072
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
-
-
-
18 000
health
-
-
-
2 430
social contributions
-
-
-
5 256
income
-
-
-
1 547
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
9 233
Employee
38 919
-
13 433
-
income
4 670
-
1 612
-
social contributions
2 530
-
873
-
health
5 254
-
1 813
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
12 454
-
4 298
-
Employer
38 919
-
13 433
-
social contributions
9 730
-
3 358
-
health
3 503
-
1 209
-
total
13 233
-
4 567
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
3 420
-
-
total
-
3 420
-
-
Dividends
-
14 580
-
-
withholding
-
2 187
-
-
total
-
2 187
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
25 687
5 607
8 865
9 233
After tax
-7 687
12 393
9 135
8 767
Living cost
26 465
26 465
26 465
26 465
Free-cash
-34 152
-14 072
-17 330
-17 698

Estimated living cost  is ₽26465 per week

₽19681
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1466
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽458
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.
₽4860
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
-₽30874
-₽184866
-₽184866
-₽184866
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
-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
764
pensions
-
-
-
807
municipal
-
-
-
1 086
labour market
-
-
-
1 375
total
-
-
-
4 032
Employee
189 268
189 268
189 268
-
municipal
40 303
40 303
40 303
-
national
23 122
23 122
23 122
-
pensions
269
269
269
-
labour market
15 120
15 120
15 120
-
total
78 814
78 814
78 814
-
Employer
189 268
189 268
189 268
-
pensions
538
538
538
-
labour market
15 141
15 141
15 141
-
municipal
40 368
40 368
40 368
-
national
23 163
23 163
23 163
-
total
79 210
79 210
79 210
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
158 024
158 024
158 024
4 032
After tax
-140 024
-140 024
-140 024
13 968
Living cost
44 842
44 842
44 842
44 842
Free-cash
-184 866
-184 866
-184 866
-30 874

Estimated living cost  is ₽44842 per week

₽30690
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3967
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽690
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.
₽9495
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
-₽10666
-₽17246
-₽9936
-₽8028
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
-
-
-
18 000
health
-
-
-
2 340
pensions
-
-
-
3 600
income
-
-
-
298
total
-
-
-
6 238
Employee
26 342
-
13 452
-
unemployment
421
-
215
-
income
2 966
-
479
-
pensions
527
-
270
-
total
3 914
-
964
-
Employer
26 342
-
13 452
-
pensions
5 269
-
2 689
-
health
3 424
-
1 748
-
unemployment
211
-
107
-
total
8 904
-
4 544
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
3 600
-
-
total
-
3 600
-
-
Dividends
-
14 400
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
12 818
3 600
5 508
6 238
After tax
5 182
14 400
12 492
11 762
Living cost
22 428
22 428
22 428
22 428
Free-cash
-17 246
-8 028
-9 936
-10 666

Estimated living cost  is ₽22428 per week

₽15383
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1336
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽451
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.
₽5258
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
-₽20891
-₽40071
-₽24257
-₽23194
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

-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
-
municipal
-
-
-
3 241
total
-
-
-
3 241
Employee
48 854
-
15 142
-
unemployment
733
-
227
-
municipal
8 002
-
2 500
-
national
807
-
-
-
pensions
3 297
-
1 022
-
health
365
-
-
-
total
13 204
-
3 749
-
Employer
48 854
-
15 142
-
pensions
8 476
-
2 627
-
health
375
-
116
-
accident
49
-
16
-
unemployment
317
-
99
-
total
9 217
-
2 858
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
3 600
-
-
total
-
3 600
-
-
Dividends

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

-
10 800
-
-
municipal
-
1 944
-
-
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
1 944
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
22 421
5 544
6 607
3 241
After tax
-4 421
12 456
11 393
14 759
Living cost
35 650
35 650
35 650
35 650
Free-cash
-40 071
-23 194
-24 257
-20 891

Estimated living cost  is ₽35650 per week

₽23287
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3429
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽567
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.
₽8368
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
-₽18088
-₽28553
-₽16848
-₽19551
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
248
pensions
-
-
-
6 146
social contributions
-
-
-
513
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
559
total
-
-
-
7 466
Employee
35 475
-
13 716
-
income
1 829
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
1 011
-
391
-
pensions
4 012
-
1 551
-
total
6 852
-
1 942
-
Employer
35 475
-
13 716
-
pensions
5 829
-
2 254
-
social contributions
106
-
41
-
other
1 225
-
474
-
health
2 483
-
960
-
unemployment
1 436
-
555
-
total
11 079
-
4 284
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
5 040
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
5 040
-
-
Dividends
-
12 960
-
-
withholding
-
1 658
-
-
social contributions
-
2 231
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
3 889
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
17 931
8 929
6 226
7 466
After tax
69
9 071
11 774
10 534
Living cost
28 622
28 622
28 622
28 622
Free-cash
-28 553
-19 551
-16 848
-18 088

Estimated living cost  is ₽28622 per week

₽16599
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2908
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽543
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.
₽8573
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
-₽21235
-₽34151
-₽19995
-₽22698
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
248
pensions
-
-
-
6 146
social contributions
-
-
-
513
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
559
total
-
-
-
7 466
Employee
39 741
-
13 716
-
income
2 345
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
1 133
-
391
-
pensions
4 493
-
1 551
-
total
7 971
-
1 942
-
Employer
39 741
-
13 716
-
pensions
6 529
-
2 254
-
social contributions
120
-
41
-
other
1 371
-
474
-
health
2 782
-
960
-
unemployment
1 609
-
555
-
total
12 411
-
4 284
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
5 040
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
5 040
-
-
Dividends
-
12 960
-
-
withholding
-
1 658
-
-
social contributions
-
2 231
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
3 889
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
20 382
8 929
6 226
7 466
After tax
-2 382
9 071
11 774
10 534
Living cost
31 769
31 769
31 769
31 769
Free-cash
-34 151
-22 698
-19 995
-21 235

Estimated living cost  is ₽31769 per week

₽20032
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2583
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽541
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.
₽8615
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
-₽34315
-₽58321
-₽33075
-₽35778
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
248
pensions
-
-
-
6 146
social contributions
-
-
-
513
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
559
total
-
-
-
7 466
Employee
58 158
-
13 716
-
income
5 074
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
1 656
-
391
-
pensions
6 578
-
1 551
-
total
13 308
-
1 942
-
Employer
58 158
-
13 716
-
pensions
9 556
-
2 254
-
social contributions
174
-
41
-
other
2 007
-
474
-
health
4 071
-
960
-
unemployment
2 356
-
555
-
total
18 164
-
4 284
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
5 040
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
5 040
-
-
Dividends
-
12 960
-
-
withholding
-
1 658
-
-
social contributions
-
2 231
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
3 889
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
31 472
8 929
6 226
7 466
After tax
-13 472
9 071
11 774
10 534
Living cost
44 849
44 849
44 849
44 849
Free-cash
-58 321
-35 778
-33 075
-34 315

Estimated living cost  is ₽44849 per week

₽30353
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3669
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽615
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.
₽10212
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
₽11871
₽10036
₽8451
₽11151
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%.

-
-
-
18 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
180
total
-
-
-
180
Employee
7 436
-
18 000
-
income
1 487
-
3 600
-
total
1 487
-
3 600
-
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%.

10 564
18 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
10 564
18 000
-
-
withholding
528
900
-
-
total
528
900
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
2 015
900
3 600
180
After tax
15 985
17 100
14 400
17 820
Living cost
5 949
5 949
5 949
5 949
Free-cash
10 036
11 151
8 451
11 871

Estimated living cost  is ₽5949 per week

₽3687
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽495
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽164
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.
₽1604
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
₽8550
₽6092
₽5130
₽7830
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%.

-
-
-
18 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
180
total
-
-
-
180
Employee
11 588
-
18 000
-
income
2 318
-
3 600
-
total
2 318
-
3 600
-
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%.

6 412
18 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
6 412
18 000
-
-
withholding
320
900
-
-
total
320
900
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
2 638
900
3 600
180
After tax
15 362
17 100
14 400
17 820
Living cost
9 270
9 270
9 270
9 270
Free-cash
6 092
7 830
5 130
8 550

Estimated living cost  is ₽9270 per week

₽6273
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽389
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽311
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.
₽2297
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
-₽24194
-₽28203
-₽24194
-₽26347
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.

-
-
-
18 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
6 344
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 344
Employee

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

46 202
-
18 000
-
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.

3 799
-
-
-
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.

210
-
-
-
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.

6 344
-
6 344
-
total
10 353
-
6 344
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
trade
-
2 583
-
-
income
-
2 700
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
167
-
-
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.

-
148
-
-
total
-
5 598
-
-
Dividends
-
12 402
-
-
withholding
-
2 747
-
-
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.

-
152
-
-
total
-
2 899
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
10 353
8 497
6 344
6 344
After tax
7 647
9 503
11 656
11 656
Living cost
35 850
35 850
35 850
35 850
Free-cash
-28 203
-26 347
-24 194
-24 194

Estimated living cost  is ₽35850 per week

₽24730
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3857
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽520
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.
₽6742
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
-₽16470
-₽17517
-₽16470
-₽18808
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.

-
-
-
18 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
6 344
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 344
Employee

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

35 516
-
18 000
-
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.

992
-
-
-
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.

55
-
-
-
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.

6 344
-
6 344
-
total
7 391
-
6 344
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
trade
-
2 835
-
-
income
-
2 700
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
167
-
-
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.

-
148
-
-
total
-
5 850
-
-
Dividends
-
12 150
-
-
withholding
-
2 684
-
-
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.

-
148
-
-
total
-
2 832
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
7 391
8 682
6 344
6 344
After tax
10 609
9 318
11 656
11 656
Living cost
28 126
28 126
28 126
28 126
Free-cash
-17 517
-18 808
-16 470
-16 470

Estimated living cost  is ₽28126 per week

₽17692
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3279
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.
₽6629
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
-₽24822
-₽29090
-₽24822
-₽27253
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.

-
-
-
18 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
6 344
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 344
Employee

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

47 090
-
18 000
-
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.

4 046
-
-
-
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.

222
-
-
-
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.

6 344
-
6 344
-
total
10 612
-
6 344
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
trade
-
2 960
-
-
income
-
2 700
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
167
-
-
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.

-
148
-
-
total
-
5 975
-
-
Dividends
-
12 025
-
-
withholding
-
2 654
-
-
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.

-
146
-
-
total
-
2 800
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
10 612
8 775
6 344
6 344
After tax
7 388
9 225
11 656
11 656
Living cost
36 478
36 478
36 478
36 478
Free-cash
-29 090
-27 253
-24 822
-24 822

Estimated living cost  is ₽36478 per week

₽24397
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3847
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽544
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.
₽7690
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
-₽30882
-₽37805
-₽30882
-₽33405
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.

-
-
-
18 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
6 344
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
6 344
Employee

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

55 805
-
18 000
-
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.

6 562
-
-
-
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.

361
-
-
-
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.

6 344
-
6 344
-
total
13 267
-
6 344
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
trade
-
3 087
-
-
income
-
2 700
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
166
-
-
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.

-
148
-
-
total
-
6 101
-
-
Dividends
-
11 899
-
-
withholding
-
2 622
-
-
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.

-
144
-
-
total
-
2 766
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
13 267
8 867
6 344
6 344
After tax
4 733
9 133
11 656
11 656
Living cost
42 538
42 538
42 538
42 538
Free-cash
-37 805
-33 405
-30 882
-30 882

Estimated living cost  is ₽42538 per week

₽31068
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3403
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽553
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.
₽7516
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
-₽10528
-₽19853
-₽10884
-₽9535
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
211
health
-
-
-
1 278
pensions
-
-
-
3 600
income
-
-
-
2 582
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
7 671
Employee
31 271
-
14 869
-
unemployment
2 176
-
1 034
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
5 242
-
2 493
-
surtax
111
-
-
-
pensions
2 086
-
992
-
health
798
-
379
-
total
10 413
-
4 898
-
Employer
31 271
-
14 869
-
pensions
4 169
-
1 982
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
1 422
-
677
-
unemployment
992
-
470
-
total
6 583
-
3 129
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
4 680
-
-
total
-
4 680
-
-
Dividends
-
13 320
-
-
withholding
-
1 998
-
-
total
-
1 998
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
16 996
6 678
8 027
7 671
After tax
1 004
11 322
9 973
10 329
Living cost
20 857
20 857
20 857
20 857
Free-cash
-19 853
-9 535
-10 884
-10 528

Estimated living cost  is ₽20857 per week

₽12592
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1813
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.
₽5968
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
-₽10161
-₽19169
-₽10517
-₽9168
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
-
-
-
18 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
211
health
-
-
-
1 278
pensions
-
-
-
3 600
income
-
-
-
2 582
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
7 671
Employee
30 707
-
14 869
-
unemployment
2 137
-
1 034
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
5 147
-
2 493
-
surtax
100
-
-
-
pensions
2 048
-
992
-
health
784
-
379
-
total
10 216
-
4 898
-
Employer
30 707
-
14 869
-
pensions
4 093
-
1 982
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
1 397
-
677
-
unemployment
973
-
470
-
total
6 463
-
3 129
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
4 680
-
-
total
-
4 680
-
-
Dividends
-
13 320
-
-
withholding
-
1 998
-
-
total
-
1 998
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
16 679
6 678
8 027
7 671
After tax
1 321
11 322
9 973
10 329
Living cost
20 490
20 490
20 490
20 490
Free-cash
-19 169
-9 168
-10 517
-10 161

Estimated living cost  is ₽20490 per week

₽12529
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1891
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.
₽5598
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
-₽6099
-₽14032
-₽8133
-₽8118
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
-
-
-
18 000
unemployment
-
-
-
270
health
-
-
-
1 260
pensions
-
-
-
1 800
income
-
-
-
2 200
total
-
-
-
5 530
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.

26 805
10 668
15 063
-
unemployment
402
160
226
-
income
3 277
1 304
1 841
-
pensions
2 681
1 067
1 506
-
health
1 876
747
1 054
-
total
8 236
3 278
4 627
-
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.

26 805
10 668
15 063
-
pensions
5 227
2 080
2 937
-
total
5 227
2 080
2 937
-
Corporate
-
5 252
-
-
income
-
473
-
-
total
-
473
-
-
Dividends
-
4 779
-
-
withholding
-
908
-
-
social contributions
-
810
-
-
total
-
1 718
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
13 463
7 549
7 564
5 530
After tax
4 537
10 451
10 436
12 470
Living cost
18 570
18 570
18 570
18 570
Free-cash
-14 032
-8 118
-8 133
-6 099

Estimated living cost  is ₽18570 per week

₽12672
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1519
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽371
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.
₽4007
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
-₽31734
-₽57819
-₽31592
-₽33609
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
-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
1 543
pensions
-
-
-
2 160
social contributions
-
-
-
194
municipal
-
-
-
996
total
-
-
-
4 893
Employee
69 511
-
15 561
-
municipal
8 586
-
1 066
-
national
13 304
-
1 651
-
pensions
2 780
-
622
-
total
24 670
-
3 339
-
Employer
69 511
-
15 561
-
pensions
5 561
-
1 245
-
social contributions
747
-
167
-
total
6 308
-
1 412
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
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%.

-
3 600
-
-
total
-
3 600
-
-
Dividends
-
14 400
-
-
withholding
-
3 168
-
-
total
-
3 168
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
30 978
6 768
4 751
4 893
After tax
-12 978
11 232
13 249
13 107
Living cost
44 841
44 841
44 841
44 841
Free-cash
-57 819
-33 609
-31 592
-31 734

Estimated living cost  is ₽44841 per week

₽30478
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽4168
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽671
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.
₽9524
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
-₽35956
-₽54635
-₽35956
-₽40296
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
-
-
-
18 000
social contributions
-
-
-
368
income
-
-
-
693
total
-
-
-
1 061
Employee
72 635
-
18 000
-
social contributions
6 034
-
368
-
income
13 706
-
693
-
total
19 740
-
1 061
-
Employer
72 635
-
18 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
income
-
2 250
-
-
total
-
2 250
-
-
Dividends
-
15 750
-
-
withholding
-
3 151
-
-
total
-
3 151
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
19 740
5 401
1 061
1 061
After tax
-1 740
12 599
16 939
16 939
Living cost
52 895
52 895
52 895
52 895
Free-cash
-54 635
-40 296
-35 956
-35 956

Estimated living cost  is ₽52895 per week

₽40242
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽4310
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽506
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.
₽7838
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
-₽31082
-₽64526
-₽32761
-₽29578
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
-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
2 485
regional
-
-
-
132
social contributions
-
-
-
7 197
municipal
-
-
-
86
total
-
-
-
9 900
Employee
82 526
-
18 000
-
municipal
437
-
69
-
national
14 300
-
1 970
-
social contributions
27 828
-
9 434
-
regional
779
-
106
-
total
43 344
-
11 579
-
Employer
82 526
-
18 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
nationa
-
4 321
-
-
municipal
-
701
-
-
total
-
5 022
-
-
Dividends
-
12 978
-
-
withholding
-
3 374
-
-
total
-
3 374
-
-
Income
18 000
18 000
18 000
18 000
Total tax
43 344
8 396
11 579
9 900
After tax
-25 344
9 604
6 421
8 100
Living cost
39 182
39 182
39 182
39 182
Free-cash
-64 526
-29 578
-32 761
-31 082

Estimated living cost  is ₽39182 per week

₽27313
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2569
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽601
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.
₽8698
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
-₽17001
-₽33509
-₽18661
-₽15553
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
-
-
-
18 000
national
-
-
-
2 485
regional
-
-
-
219
social contributions
-
-
-
7 197
municipal
-
-
-
86
total
-
-
-
9 987
Employee
51 509
-
18 000
-
municipal
273
-
69
-
national
8 160
-
1 970
-
social contributions
17 369
-
9 434
-
regional
693
-
174
-
total
26 495
-
11 647
-
Employer
51 509
-
18 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
18 000
-
-
nationa
-
4 321
-
-