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
₽ 222500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽63315
₽76979
₽41420
₽87692
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
-
-
-
222 500
national
-
-
-
90 740
communal

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

-
-
-
11 974
social contributions
-
-
-
22 933
total
-
-
-
125 647
Employee

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

65 795
-
172 335
-
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
-
1 499
-
national
20 228
-
65 863
-
communal

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

3 432
-
8 990
-
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
-
12 926
-
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
-
8 099
-
total
32 259
-
97 377
-
Employer

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

65 795
-
172 335
-
surtax
7 460
-
19 543
-
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
-
15 268
-
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
-
10 599
-
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
-
2 240
-
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
-
2 515
-
total
19 151
-
50 165
-
Corporate
137 553
222 500
-
-
income
27 511
48 816
-
-
surtax
550
976
-
-
total
28 061
49 792
-
-
Dividends
109 491
172 709
-
-
withholding

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

32 512
51 478
-
-
total
32 512
51 478
-
-
Income
222 500
222 500
222 500
222 500
Total tax
111 983
101 270
147 542
125 647
After tax
110 517
121 230
74 958
96 853
Living cost
33 538
33 538
33 538
33 538
Free-cash
76 979
87 692
41 420
63 315

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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