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
₽ 225500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽78582
₽42274
₽64586
₽89141
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
-
-
-
225 500
communal

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

-
-
-
12 152
social contributions
-
-
-
22 965
national
-
-
-
92 211
total
-
-
-
127 328
Employee

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

65 889
-
174 657
-
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.

3 096
-
8 209
-
communal

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

3 437
-
9 111
-
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
-
1 519
-
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.

4 942
-
13 100
-
national
20 257
-
66 858
-
total
32 305
-
98 797
-
Employer

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

65 889
-
174 657
-
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.

4 052
-
10 742
-
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.

5 838
-
15 475
-
surtax
7 471
-
19 805
-
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.

857
-
2 271
-
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.

961
-
2 550
-
total
19 179
-
50 843
-
Corporate
140 432
225 500
-
-
income
28 087
49 663
-
-
surtax
561
993
-
-
total
28 648
50 656
-
-
Dividends
111 784
174 844
-
-
withholding

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

33 200
52 117
-
-
total
33 200
52 117
-
-
Income
225 500
225 500
225 500
225 500
Total tax
113 332
102 773
149 640
127 328
After tax
112 168
122 727
75 860
98 172
Living cost
33 586
33 586
33 586
33 586
Free-cash
78 582
89 141
42 274
64 586

Estimated living cost  is ₽33586 per week

₽21633
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2937
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽526
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.
₽8490
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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