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

Riga , Latvia
₽156802
₽83352
₽67952
₽163476
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

As of 1 January, 2018 a microenterprise tax rate for microenterprise turnover of up to €40,000 is 15%. This tax is inclusive of all other taxes and contributions.

Microenterprise tax could also be applied to a company but as the only exception is a limitation of liability, we advise to register as a sole-trader.

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225 500
income
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51 949
microenterprise
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-
-
-
social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

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31 171
surtax
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-
57 503
total
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-
140 623
Employee
23 772
-
182 111
-
income
4 232
-
44 763
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social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

2 615
-
10 665
-
surtax
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-
26 406
-
total
6 847
-
81 834
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Employer
23 772
-
182 111
-
social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

5 726
-
23 357
-
surtax
-
-
20 032
-
total
5 726
-
43 389
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Corporate
196 001
225 500
-
-
income

Corporate income tax rate is 20% applicable to the taxable base. However, before applying the statutory rate, the taxable base should be divided by a coefficient of 0.8. As taxable base is increased by the coefficient, the effective corporate income tax rate is 25%.

39 200
45 099
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total
39 200
45 099
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Dividends

In Latvia, local dividends are not subject to withholding tax.

156 801
180 401
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total
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Income
225 500
225 500
225 500
225 500
Total tax
51 773
45 099
125 223
140 623
After tax
173 727
180 401
100 277
84 877
Living cost
16 925
16 925
16 925
16 925
Free-cash
156 802
163 476
83 352
67 952

Estimated living cost  is ₽16925 per week

₽10798
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1612
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽384
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.
₽4131
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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