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
₽ 226500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽65074
₽79204
₽42604
₽89662
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
-
-
-
226 500
national
-
-
-
92 738
communal

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

-
-
-
12 214
social contributions
-
-
-
22 934
total
-
-
-
127 886
Employee

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

65 800
-
175 432
-
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
-
1 526
-
national
20 230
-
67 208
-
communal

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

3 432
-
9 151
-
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
-
13 157
-
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.

3 092
-
8 246
-
total
32 262
-
99 288
-
Employer

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

65 800
-
175 432
-
surtax
7 461
-
19 894
-
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.

5 831
-
15 543
-
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
-
10 790
-
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
-
2 280
-
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
-
2 561
-
total
19 153
-
51 068
-
Corporate
141 546
226 500
-
-
income
28 309
49 975
-
-
surtax
566
1 000
-
-
total
28 875
50 975
-
-
Dividends
112 672
175 525
-
-
withholding

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

33 466
52 323
-
-
total
33 466
52 323
-
-
Income
226 500
226 500
226 500
226 500
Total tax
113 756
103 298
150 356
127 886
After tax
112 744
123 202
76 144
98 614
Living cost
33 540
33 540
33 540
33 540
Free-cash
79 204
89 662
42 604
65 074

Estimated living cost  is ₽33540 per week

₽21604
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2933
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.
₽8479
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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