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
₽ 230000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₽92331
₽44690
₽68094
₽83167
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
-
-
-
230 000
social contributions
-
-
-
21 952
communal

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

-
-
-
12 483
national
-
-
-
95 368
total
-
-
-
129 803
Employee

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

62 981
-
178 143
-
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.

2 959
-
8 373
-
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.

4 724
-
13 360
-
communal

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

3 285
-
9 292
-
national
19 363
-
68 773
-
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.

548
-
1 551
-
total
30 879
-
101 349
-
Employer

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

62 981
-
178 143
-
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.

819
-
2 316
-
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.

919
-
2 602
-
surtax
7 141
-
20 201
-
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.

3 873
-
10 956
-
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.

5 581
-
15 783
-
total
18 333
-
51 858
-
Corporate
148 686
230 000
-
-
surtax
595
1 033
-
-
income
29 738
51 662
-
-
total
30 333
52 695
-
-
Dividends
118 353
177 306
-
-
withholding

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

35 185
52 871
-
-
total
35 185
52 871
-
-
Income
230 000
230 000
230 000
230 000
Total tax
114 730
105 566
153 207
129 803
After tax
115 270
124 434
76 793
100 197
Living cost
32 103
32 103
32 103
32 103
Free-cash
83 167
92 331
44 690
68 094

Estimated living cost  is ₽32103 per week

₽20679
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2807
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽503
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.
₽8115
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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