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
₽ 55000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
₽15653
₽19304
₽17195
₽22339
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
-
-
-
55 000
social contributions
-
-
-
12 100
income
-
-
-
87
total
-
-
-
12 187
Employee
29 048
-
47 618
-
social contributions
1 888
-
3 095
-
income
-
-
168
-
total
1 888
-
3 263
-
Employer
29 048
-
47 618
-
social contributions
4 503
-
7 382
-
total
4 503
-
7 382
-
Corporate
21 449
55 000
-
-
income
2 145
5 501
-
-
total
2 145
5 501
-
-
Dividends
19 304
49 499
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
8 536
5 501
10 645
12 187
After tax
46 464
49 499
44 355
42 813
Living cost
27 160
27 160
27 160
27 160
Free-cash
19 304
22 339
17 195
15 653

Estimated living cost  is ₽27160 per week

₽17562
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2047
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽511
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.
₽7040
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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Additional information

Andorra has a limit of 1000 sole-trade resident permits per year, so while it isn't complicated to obtain one, it may get difficult by the end of the term.

Graz , Austria
₽1555
₽2249
-₽8110
₽2697
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
5 542
health
-
-
-
4 208
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
219
pensions
-
-
-
10 175
income
-
-
-
4 475
total
-
-
-
24 619
Employee
39 497
36 008
42 708
-
unemployment
1 185
1 080
1 281
-
other
394
360
427
-
income
3 518
2 656
4 439
-
pensions
4 045
3 687
4 374
-
health
1 528
1 394
1 653
-
total
10 670
9 177
12 174
-
Employer
39 497
36 008
42 708
-
pensions
4 957
4 520
5 360
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
1 185
1 080
1 281
-
other
1 876
1 710
2 028
-
health
1 493
1 361
1 613
-
accident
513
468
556
-
unemployment
1 185
1 080
1 281
-
chamber of commerce
158
144
171
-
total
11 367
10 363
12 290
-
Corporate
4 137
8 629
39 280
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

1 034
2 157
9 820
-
total
1 034
2 157
9 820
-
Dividends
3 103
6 472
-
-
withholding
854
1 780
-
-
total
854
1 780
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
23 925
23 477
34 284
24 619
After tax
31 075
31 523
20 716
30 381
Living cost
28 826
28 826
28 826
28 826
Free-cash
2 249
2 697
-8 110
1 555

Estimated living cost  is ₽28826 per week

₽17292
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2944
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽514
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.
₽8076
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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Additional information

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Vienna , Austria
-₽1635
-₽4185
-₽11162
-₽412
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
178
unemployment
-
-
-
5 542
health
-
-
-
4 208
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
219
pensions
-
-
-
10 175
income
-
-
-
4 475
total
-
-
-
24 797
Employee
45 155
36 008
42 570
-
unemployment
1 355
1 080
1 277
-
other
451
360
425
-
income
5 141
2 656
4 400
-
pensions
4 624
3 687
4 359
-
health
1 747
1 394
1 648
-
total
13 318
9 177
12 109
-
Employer
45 155
36 008
42 570
-
pensions
5 667
4 520
5 343
-
surtax
178
178
178
-
payroll
1 355
1 080
1 277
-
other
2 145
1 710
2 022
-
health
1 706
1 361
1 608
-
accident
586
468
554
-
unemployment
1 355
1 080
1 277
-
chamber of commerce
180
144
170
-
total
13 172
10 541
12 429
-
Corporate
3 429
8 450
39 141
-
income

The minimum corporate income for a GmbH is €1,1750 for a year. However, for GmbHs founded after 30 June 2013, the amount is reduced to €500 for the first five years and €1000 for the next five years.

Минимальный корпоративный налог для GmbH €1,1750 в год. Если GmbHs основана после 30 Июня 2013 эта сумма сниже до €500 в первые 5 лет и €1000 для следующих пяти лет.

857
2 112
9 786
-
total
857
2 112
9 786
-
Dividends
-
6 338
-
-
withholding
-
1 744
-
-
total
-
1 744
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
27 347
23 574
34 324
24 797
After tax
27 653
31 426
20 676
30 203
Living cost
31 838
31 838
31 838
31 838
Free-cash
-4 185
-412
-11 162
-1 635

Estimated living cost  is ₽31838 per week

₽21234
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2716
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽523
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.
₽7364
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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Additional information

As a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit), you can apply for permanent residence when your business creates macroeconomic benefit. This could be an investment starting from €100,000, creating new jobs or securing existing ones, or making a substantial contribution to the region's economy. You can also be considered with a transfer of know-how to Austria or an evident commitment to develop an innovative product or technology.

Brussels , Belgium
-₽3849
-₽28445
-₽9541
-₽1969
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
-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
16 335
communal

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

-
-
-
2 899
social contributions
-
-
-
6 670
total
-
-
-
25 904
Employee

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

64 632
-
42 598
-
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.

562
-
370
-
national
19 870
-
11 405
-
communal

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

3 371
-
2 222
-
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.

4 847
-
3 194
-
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.

3 037
-
2 003
-
total
31 687
-
19 194
-
Employer

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

64 632
-
42 598
-
surtax
7 328
-
4 832
-
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.

5 727
-
3 774
-
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.

3 975
-
2 620
-
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.

840
-
554
-
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.

943
-
622
-
total
18 813
-
12 402
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
income
-
11 000
-
-
surtax
-
219
-
-
total
-
11 219
-
-
Dividends
-
43 781
-
-
withholding

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

-
12 805
-
-
total
-
12 805
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
50 500
24 024
31 596
25 904
After tax
4 500
30 976
23 404
29 096
Living cost
32 945
32 945
32 945
32 945
Free-cash
-28 445
-1 969
-9 541
-3 849

Estimated living cost  is ₽32945 per week

₽21221
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2881
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽516
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.
₽8328
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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Sofia , Bulgaria
₽22726
₽25928
₽23756
₽31447
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
-
-
-
55 000
unemployment
-
-
-
127
health
-
-
-
3 638
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
4 681
income
-
-
-
8 250
total
-
-
-
16 696
Employee
20 627
-
48 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

227
-
348
-
income
2 063
-
4 879
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 811
-
2 777
-
health
949
-
1 455
-
total
5 050
-
9 459
-
Employer
20 627
-
48 794
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

2 273
-
3 486
-
health
1 423
-
2 183
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

227
-
348
-
unemployment
124
-
190
-
total
4 047
-
6 207
-
Corporate
30 326
55 000
-
-
income
3 032
5 500
-
-
total
3 032
5 500
-
-
Dividends
27 294
49 500
-
-
withholding
1 365
2 475
-
-
total
1 365
2 475
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
13 494
7 975
15 666
16 696
After tax
41 506
47 025
39 334
38 304
Living cost
15 578
15 578
15 578
15 578
Free-cash
25 928
31 447
23 756
22 726

Estimated living cost  is ₽15578 per week

₽10303
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽892
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽372
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.
₽4012
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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Varna , Bulgaria
₽26431
₽30946
₽27461
₽35152
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
-
-
-
55 000
unemployment
-
-
-
127
health
-
-
-
3 638
pensions

Individual pension and social contributions account is optional for those who entered the labor force after 31 December, 2014.

-
-
-
4 681
income
-
-
-
8 250
total
-
-
-
16 696
Employee
15 721
-
48 794
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

173
-
348
-
income
1 572
-
4 879
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 380
-
2 777
-
health
723
-
1 455
-
total
3 848
-
9 459
-
Employer
15 721
-
48 794
-
pensions

19.8% for people born before 1 January, 1960; and 14.8% for those born after 31 December, 1959.

1 733
-
3 486
-
health
1 085
-
2 183
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

173
-
348
-
unemployment
94
-
190
-
total
3 085
-
6 207
-
Corporate
36 194
55 000
-
-
income
3 619
5 500
-
-
total
3 619
5 500
-
-
Dividends
32 575
49 500
-
-
withholding
1 629
2 475
-
-
total
1 629
2 475
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
12 181
7 975
15 666
16 696
After tax
42 819
47 025
39 334
38 304
Living cost
11 873
11 873
11 873
11 873
Free-cash
30 946
35 152
27 461
26 431

Estimated living cost  is ₽11873 per week

₽6932
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽848
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽315
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.
₽3779
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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Larnaca , Cyprus
₽21780
₽14625
₽17001
₽13649
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
-
-
-
55 000
health
-
-
-
1 403
social contributions
-
-
-
8 580
income
-
-
-
2 317
total
-
-
-
12 300
Employee
69 479
69 479
69 479
-
income
7 565
6 432
7 018
-
social contributions
2 627
5 766
4 144
-
health
538
1 181
849
-
total
10 730
13 379
12 011
-
Employer
69 479
69 479
69 479
-
social contributions
2 627
5 766
4 144
-
health
585
1 286
924
-
total
3 212
7 052
5 068
-
Corporate
20 138
-
-
-
income
2 517
-
-
-
total
2 517
-
-
-
Dividends
17 621
-
-
-
withholding
2 996
-
-
-
total
2 996
-
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
19 455
20 431
17 079
12 300
After tax
35 545
34 569
37 921
42 700
Living cost
20 920
20 920
20 920
20 920
Free-cash
14 625
13 649
17 001
21 780

Estimated living cost  is ₽20920 per week

₽12538
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2052
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽463
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.
₽5868
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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Limassol , Cyprus
₽13393
₽7408
₽8614
₽5262
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
-
-
-
55 000
health
-
-
-
1 403
social contributions
-
-
-
8 580
income
-
-
-
2 317
total
-
-
-
12 300
Employee
69 479
69 479
69 479
-
income
7 296
6 432
7 018
-
social contributions
3 376
5 766
4 144
-
health
691
1 181
849
-
total
11 363
13 379
12 011
-
Employer
69 479
69 479
69 479
-
social contributions
3 376
5 766
4 144
-
health
753
1 286
924
-
total
4 129
7 052
5 068
-
Corporate
10 201
-
-
-
income
1 276
-
-
-
total
1 276
-
-
-
Dividends
8 926
-
-
-
withholding
1 517
-
-
-
total
1 517
-
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
18 285
20 431
17 079
12 300
After tax
36 715
34 569
37 921
42 700
Living cost
29 307
29 307
29 307
29 307
Free-cash
7 408
5 262
8 614
13 393

Estimated living cost  is ₽29307 per week

₽20034
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2289
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽492
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.
₽6492
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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Brno , Czech Republic
₽5907
₽9537
₽7030
₽16987
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
-
-
-
55 000
health
-
-
-
7 425
social contributions
-
-
-
16 060
income
-
-
-
4 727
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
28 212
Employee
30 707
-
41 045
-
income
3 685
-
4 925
-
social contributions
1 996
-
2 668
-
health
4 145
-
5 541
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
9 826
-
13 134
-
Employer
30 707
-
41 045
-
social contributions
7 677
-
10 261
-
health
2 764
-
3 694
-
total
10 441
-
13 955
-
Corporate
13 852
55 000
-
-
income
2 632
10 450
-
-
total
2 632
10 450
-
-
Dividends
11 220
44 550
-
-
withholding
1 683
6 682
-
-
total
1 683
6 682
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
24 582
17 132
27 089
28 212
After tax
30 418
37 868
27 911
26 788
Living cost
20 881
20 881
20 881
20 881
Free-cash
9 537
16 987
7 030
5 907

Estimated living cost  is ₽20881 per week

₽14504
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1485
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽411
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.
₽4481
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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Prague , Czech Republic
₽1057
₽2956
₽2180
₽12137
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
-
-
-
55 000
health
-
-
-
7 425
social contributions
-
-
-
16 060
income
-
-
-
4 727
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
28 212
Employee
37 839
-
41 045
-
income
4 541
-
4 925
-
social contributions
2 460
-
2 668
-
health
5 108
-
5 541
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
12 109
-
13 134
-
Employer
37 839
-
41 045
-
social contributions
9 460
-
10 261
-
health
3 406
-
3 694
-
total
12 866
-
13 955
-
Corporate
4 295
55 000
-
-
income
816
10 450
-
-
total
816
10 450
-
-
Dividends
3 479
44 550
-
-
withholding
522
6 682
-
-
total
522
6 682
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
26 313
17 132
27 089
28 212
After tax
28 687
37 868
27 911
26 788
Living cost
25 731
25 731
25 731
25 731
Free-cash
2 956
12 137
2 180
1 057

Estimated living cost  is ₽25731 per week

₽19135
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1425
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽445
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.
₽4725
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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Copenhagen , Denmark
-₽8139
-₽142475
-₽142475
-₽142475
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
-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
5 290
pensions
-
-
-
786
municipal
-
-
-
9 076
labour market
-
-
-
4 337
total
-
-
-
19 489
Employee
184 237
184 237
184 237
-
municipal
39 232
39 232
39 232
-
national
22 508
22 508
22 508
-
pensions
262
262
262
-
labour market
14 718
14 718
14 718
-
total
76 720
76 720
76 720
-
Employer
184 237
184 237
184 237
-
pensions
524
524
524
-
labour market
14 739
14 739
14 739
-
municipal
39 295
39 295
39 295
-
national
22 547
22 547
22 547
-
total
77 105
77 105
77 105
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
153 825
153 825
153 825
19 489
After tax
-98 825
-98 825
-98 825
35 511
Living cost
43 650
43 650
43 650
43 650
Free-cash
-142 475
-142 475
-142 475
-8 139

Estimated living cost  is ₽43650 per week

₽29875
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3861
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽671
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.
₽9243
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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Tallinn , Estonia
₽8363
₽16561
₽10276
₽22176
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
-
-
-
55 000
health
-
-
-
7 150
pensions
-
-
-
11 000
income
-
-
-
6 663
total
-
-
-
24 813
Employee
25 632
-
41 104
-
unemployment
410
-
658
-
income
2 886
-
7 527
-
pensions
513
-
821
-
total
3 809
-
9 006
-
Employer
25 632
-
41 104
-
pensions
5 127
-
8 222
-
health
3 332
-
5 343
-
unemployment
206
-
329
-
total
8 665
-
13 894
-
Corporate
20 704
55 000
-
-
income
4 141
11 000
-
-
total
4 141
11 000
-
-
Dividends
16 563
44 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
16 615
11 000
22 900
24 813
After tax
38 385
44 000
32 100
30 187
Living cost
21 824
21 824
21 824
21 824
Free-cash
16 561
22 176
10 276
8 363

Estimated living cost  is ₽21824 per week

₽14969
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1300
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽439
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.
₽5117
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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Helsinki , Finland
₽7522
-₽1506
-₽870
₽3200
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

You can choose the amount to declare for pension contributions and choose a pension insurance company or a pension insurance fund you prefer to use; or you could opt out of pension contributions altogether. You can find more details on Finnish Centre for Pensions

-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
2 503
health
-
-
-
470
municipal
-
-
-
9 815
total
-
-
-
12 788
Employee
47 538
-
46 269
-
unemployment
713
-
694
-
municipal
7 786
-
7 580
-
national
785
-
717
-
pensions
3 208
-
3 122
-
health
355
-
336
-
total
12 847
-
12 449
-
Employer
47 538
-
46 269
-
pensions
8 247
-
8 028
-
health
365
-
357
-
accident
48
-
46
-
unemployment
309
-
300
-
total
8 969
-
8 731
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
income
-
11 000
-
-
total
-
11 000
-
-
Dividends

Finish residents use 75% of income from dividends as a base for income tax.

-
33 000
-
-
municipal
-
5 940
-
-
national
-
170
-
-
total
-
6 110
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
21 816
17 110
21 180
12 788
After tax
33 184
37 890
33 820
42 212
Living cost
34 690
34 690
34 690
34 690
Free-cash
-1 506
3 200
-870
7 522

Estimated living cost  is ₽34690 per week

₽22659
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3337
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽552
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.
₽8143
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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Additional information

Finland permits registration as a sole-trader only for EU nationals or long-term EU resident permit holders. Other nationals should set up a company and hire themselves as an employee.

Marseille , France
₽5038
₽4890
₽5454
-₽130
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
477
pensions
-
-
-
15 746
social contributions
-
-
-
1 567
income
-
-
-
2 617
other
-
-
-
1 704
total
-
-
-
22 111
Employee
34 519
-
41 912
-
income
1 780
-
2 673
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
984
-
1 193
-
pensions
3 904
-
4 741
-
total
6 668
-
8 607
-
Employer
34 519
-
41 912
-
pensions
5 672
-
6 886
-
social contributions
103
-
125
-
other
1 192
-
1 445
-
health
2 416
-
2 934
-
unemployment
1 397
-
1 698
-
total
10 780
-
13 088
-
Corporate
9 701
55 000
-
-
income
2 716
15 399
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
2 716
15 399
-
-
Dividends
6 985
39 601
-
-
withholding
893
5 069
-
-
social contributions
1 202
6 811
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
2 095
11 880
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
22 259
27 279
21 695
22 111
After tax
32 741
27 721
33 305
32 889
Living cost
27 851
27 851
27 851
27 851
Free-cash
4 890
-130
5 454
5 038

Estimated living cost  is ₽27851 per week

₽16152
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2829
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽528
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.
₽8342
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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Nice , France
₽1976
₽2143
₽2392
-₽3192
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
477
pensions
-
-
-
15 746
social contributions
-
-
-
1 567
income
-
-
-
2 617
other
-
-
-
1 704
total
-
-
-
22 111
Employee
38 671
-
41 912
-
income
2 282
-
2 673
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
1 103
-
1 193
-
pensions
4 372
-
4 741
-
total
7 757
-
8 607
-
Employer
38 671
-
41 912
-
pensions
6 353
-
6 886
-
social contributions
117
-
125
-
other
1 334
-
1 445
-
health
2 707
-
2 934
-
unemployment
1 565
-
1 698
-
total
12 076
-
13 088
-
Corporate
4 253
55 000
-
-
income
1 192
15 399
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
1 192
15 399
-
-
Dividends
3 061
39 601
-
-
withholding
393
5 069
-
-
social contributions
526
6 811
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
919
11 880
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
21 944
27 279
21 695
22 111
After tax
33 056
27 721
33 305
32 889
Living cost
30 913
30 913
30 913
30 913
Free-cash
2 143
-3 192
2 392
1 976

Estimated living cost  is ₽30913 per week

₽19492
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2514
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.
₽8383
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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Paris , France
-₽10751
-₽19266
-₽10335
-₽15919
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
477
pensions
-
-
-
15 746
social contributions
-
-
-
1 567
income
-
-
-
2 617
other
-
-
-
1 704
total
-
-
-
22 111
Employee
56 591
-
41 912
-
income
4 938
-
2 673
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
1 612
-
1 193
-
pensions
6 401
-
4 741
-
total
12 951
-
8 607
-
Employer
56 591
-
41 912
-
pensions
9 299
-
6 886
-
social contributions
170
-
125
-
other
1 953
-
1 445
-
health
3 961
-
2 934
-
unemployment
2 292
-
1 698
-
total
17 675
-
13 088
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
income
-
15 399
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
15 399
-
-
Dividends
-
39 601
-
-
withholding
-
5 069
-
-
social contributions
-
6 811
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
11 880
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
30 626
27 279
21 695
22 111
After tax
24 374
27 721
33 305
32 889
Living cost
43 640
43 640
43 640
43 640
Free-cash
-19 266
-15 919
-10 335
-10 751

Estimated living cost  is ₽43640 per week

₽29535
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3570
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽598
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.
₽9936
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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Batumi , Georgia
₽48621
₽45328
₽38171
₽46421
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
55 000
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
550
total
-
-
-
550
Employee
7 285
-
55 000
-
income
1 457
-
11 000
-
total
1 457
-
11 000
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

47 715
55 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
47 715
55 000
-
-
withholding
2 386
2 750
-
-
total
2 386
2 750
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
3 843
2 750
11 000
550
After tax
51 157
52 250
44 000
54 450
Living cost
5 829
5 829
5 829
5 829
Free-cash
45 328
46 421
38 171
48 621

Estimated living cost  is ₽5829 per week

₽3612
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽484
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽160
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.
₽1572
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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Additional information

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Tbilisi , Georgia
₽45367
₽41464
₽34917
₽43167
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

We expect you will register a microenterprise to benefit from 1% tax rate. Otherwise you will be taxed at a personal income rate of 20%.

-
-
-
55 000
microenterprise

A sole-trader will lose its microenterprise status when the turnover exceeds 500,000 GEL for the last two consecutive years.

-
-
-
550
total
-
-
-
550
Employee
11 354
-
55 000
-
income
2 271
-
11 000
-
total
2 271
-
11 000
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate

We will register your company as part of a virtual zone. Your non-Georgian corporate tax will be zero. Turnover in Georgia will be taxed at 15%.

43 646
55 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
43 646
55 000
-
-
withholding
2 182
2 750
-
-
total
2 182
2 750
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
4 453
2 750
11 000
550
After tax
50 547
52 250
44 000
54 450
Living cost
9 083
9 083
9 083
9 083
Free-cash
41 464
43 167
34 917
45 367

Estimated living cost  is ₽9083 per week

₽6146
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽381
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽305
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.
₽2250
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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Additional information

Social security system in Georgia is financed from the government taxes which are part of our internal model. Separate pension and medical insurance contributions are not compulsory. It is advisable to purchase health insurance privately as in an event of medical emergency the treatment is likely to get costly.

Berlin , Germany
₽5120
₽5413
₽6984
-₽6407
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
55 000
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
364
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
6 173
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
6 595
trade
-
-
-
1 864
total
-
-
-
14 996
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

44 957
-
55 000
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 697
-
6 595
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

204
-
364
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

6 173
-
6 173
-
total
10 074
-
13 132
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
10 043
55 000
-
-
trade
1 440
7 893
-
-
income
1 507
8 249
-
-
chamber of commerce
153
218
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

82
454
-
-
total
3 182
16 814
-
-
Dividends
6 860
38 186
-
-
withholding
1 372
9 203
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

75
506
-
-
total
1 447
9 709
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
14 703
26 523
13 132
14 996
After tax
40 297
28 477
41 868
40 004
Living cost
34 884
34 884
34 884
34 884
Free-cash
5 413
-6 407
6 984
5 120

Estimated living cost  is ₽34884 per week

₽24063
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3753
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽506
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.
₽6560
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Dresden , Germany
₽12454
₽10538
₽14500
₽544
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
55 000
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
364
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
6 173
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
6 595
trade
-
-
-
2 046
total
-
-
-
15 178
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

34 559
-
55 000
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

965
-
6 595
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

53
-
364
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

6 173
-
6 173
-
total
7 191
-
13 132
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
20 441
55 000
-
-
trade
3 220
8 662
-
-
income
3 066
8 249
-
-
chamber of commerce
166
216
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

168
454
-
-
total
6 620
17 581
-
-
Dividends
13 821
37 418
-
-
withholding
3 112
9 011
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

171
496
-
-
total
3 283
9 507
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
17 094
27 088
13 132
15 178
After tax
37 906
27 912
41 868
39 822
Living cost
27 368
27 368
27 368
27 368
Free-cash
10 538
544
14 500
12 454

Estimated living cost  is ₽27368 per week

₽17215
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3191
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽511
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.
₽6451
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Hamburg , Germany
₽4237
₽4827
₽6373
-₽7867
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
55 000
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
364
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
6 173
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
6 595
trade
-
-
-
2 136
total
-
-
-
15 268
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

45 821
-
55 000
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

3 937
-
6 595
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

216
-
364
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

6 173
-
6 173
-
total
10 326
-
13 132
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
9 179
55 000
-
-
trade
1 511
9 048
-
-
income
1 377
8 249
-
-
chamber of commerce
151
216
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

75
454
-
-
total
3 114
17 967
-
-
Dividends
6 065
37 032
-
-
withholding
1 173
8 915
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

65
490
-
-
total
1 238
9 405
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
14 678
27 372
13 132
15 268
After tax
40 322
27 628
41 868
39 732
Living cost
35 495
35 495
35 495
35 495
Free-cash
4 827
-7 867
6 373
4 237

Estimated living cost  is ₽35495 per week

₽23739
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3743
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽530
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.
₽7483
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Munich , Germany
-₽1751
₽329
₽476
-₽14044
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

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

-
-
-
55 000
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
-
-
364
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

-
-
-
6 173
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

-
-
-
6 595
trade
-
-
-
2 227
total
-
-
-
15 359
Employee

Pension contribution is not mandatory for self-employed except for writers, artists and musicians who should pay standard rates to Künstlersozialkasse.

54 302
-
55 000
-
income

Personal income is calculated on a progressive scale(from 14% to 42%), and is fixed at 45%. The tax percentage is unique and will depend on your income.

6 385
-
6 595
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

352
-
364
-
health

Our model is based on the assumption that an owner of the company is either a director or registered self-employed, so all social security contributions are not mandatory.

However, you would need to purchase private health insurance. We took an average price of €3600 per annum per person.

6 173
-
6 173
-
total
12 910
-
13 132
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
698
55 000
-
-
trade
120
9 432
-
-
income
105
8 249
-
-
chamber of commerce
139
214
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

5
454
-
-
total
369
18 349
-
-
Dividends
330
36 650
-
-
withholding
-
8 818
-
-
surtax

Solidarity surcharge is an additional fee on income tax, capital gains tax and corporate tax. It is justified by the cost of German reunification.

-
485
-
-
total
-
9 303
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
13 279
27 652
13 132
15 359
After tax
41 721
27 348
41 868
39 641
Living cost
41 392
41 392
41 392
41 392
Free-cash
329
-14 044
476
-1 751

Estimated living cost  is ₽41392 per week

₽30231
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3311
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽538
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.
₽7313
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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Additional information

Nationals of Europe, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and the USA do not require an entry type D visa (not to confuse with a Schengen visa or a visa-free entry). For other nationals, waiting time is around 6-9 months which includes document preparation and processing.

Athens , Greece
₽10532
₽11425
₽9340
₽14301
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
581
unemployment
-
-
-
206
health
-
-
-
3 904
pensions
-
-
-
11 000
income
-
-
-
8 482
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
24 173
Employee
30 428
-
45 437
-
unemployment
2 118
-
3 162
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
5 101
-
7 958
-
surtax
108
-
492
-
pensions
2 030
-
3 032
-
health
777
-
1 159
-
total
10 134
-
15 803
-
Employer
30 428
-
45 437
-
pensions
4 057
-
6 056
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
1 384
-
2 066
-
unemployment
965
-
1 440
-
total
6 406
-
9 562
-
Corporate
18 166
55 000
-
-
income
4 724
14 300
-
-
total
4 724
14 300
-
-
Dividends
13 442
40 700
-
-
withholding
2 016
6 104
-
-
total
2 016
6 104
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
23 280
20 404
25 365
24 173
After tax
31 720
34 596
29 635
30 827
Living cost
20 295
20 295
20 295
20 295
Free-cash
11 425
14 301
9 340
10 532

Estimated living cost  is ₽20295 per week

₽12253
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1764
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽472
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.
₽5808
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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Thessaloniki , Greece
₽10889
₽11846
₽9697
₽14658
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
-
-
-
55 000
surtax
-
-
-
581
unemployment
-
-
-
206
health
-
-
-
3 904
pensions
-
-
-
11 000
income
-
-
-
8 482
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
24 173
Employee
29 880
-
45 437
-
unemployment
2 080
-
3 162
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
5 009
-
7 958
-
surtax
98
-
492
-
pensions
1 992
-
3 032
-
health
763
-
1 159
-
total
9 942
-
15 803
-
Employer
29 880
-
45 437
-
pensions
3 983
-
6 056
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
1 360
-
2 066
-
unemployment
946
-
1 440
-
total
6 289
-
9 562
-
Corporate
18 831
55 000
-
-
income
4 895
14 300
-
-
total
4 895
14 300
-
-
Dividends
13 935
40 700
-
-
withholding
2 090
6 104
-
-
total
2 090
6 104
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
23 216
20 404
25 365
24 173
After tax
31 784
34 596
29 635
30 827
Living cost
19 938
19 938
19 938
19 938
Free-cash
11 846
14 658
9 697
10 889

Estimated living cost  is ₽19938 per week

₽12191
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1840
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽460
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.
₽5447
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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Budapest , Hungary
₽20017
₽13442
₽13799
₽13064
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
-
-
-
55 000
unemployment
-
-
-
825
health
-
-
-
3 850
pensions
-
-
-
5 500
income
-
-
-
6 724
total
-
-
-
16 899
Employee

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

26 104
10 389
46 025
-
unemployment
392
156
690
-
income
3 191
1 270
5 627
-
pensions
2 610
1 039
4 603
-
health
1 827
727
3 222
-
total
8 020
3 192
14 142
-
Employer

As of 2018, the minimum salary of a managing director was set at 180,500 HUF per month.

The minimum wage is 138,000 HUF per month.

26 104
10 389
46 025
-
pensions
5 090
2 026
8 975
-
total
5 090
2 026
8 975
-
Corporate
23 805
42 585
-
-
income
2 142
3 833
-
-
total
2 142
3 833
-
-
Dividends
21 663
38 752
-
-
withholding
4 116
7 363
-
-
social contributions
4 106
7 438
-
-
total
8 222
14 801
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
23 474
23 852
23 117
16 899
After tax
31 526
31 148
31 883
38 101
Living cost
18 084
18 084
18 084
18 084
Free-cash
13 442
13 064
13 799
20 017

Estimated living cost  is ₽18084 per week

₽12341
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1480
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽361
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.
₽3902
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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Reykjavik , Iceland
-₽9401
-₽18704
-₽8970
-₽9270
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
-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
8 278
pensions
-
-
-
6 600
social contributions
-
-
-
591
municipal
-
-
-
5 342
total
-
-
-
20 811
Employee
67 573
-
47 547
-
municipal
8 346
-
5 555
-
national
12 933
-
8 608
-
pensions
2 703
-
1 902
-
total
23 982
-
16 065
-
Employer
67 573
-
47 547
-
pensions
5 406
-
3 804
-
social contributions
726
-
511
-
total
6 132
-
4 315
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
income

Corporate income tax will depend on a type of legal entity. For LLC and Limited Partnership it is set at 20%. All other entities pay 37.6%.

-
11 000
-
-
total
-
11 000
-
-
Dividends
-
44 000
-
-
withholding
-
9 680
-
-
total
-
9 680
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
30 114
20 680
20 380
20 811
After tax
24 886
34 320
34 620
34 189
Living cost
43 590
43 590
43 590
43 590
Free-cash
-18 704
-9 270
-8 970
-9 401

Estimated living cost  is ₽43590 per week

₽29628
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽4052
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽652
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.
₽9258
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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Additional information

It is very difficult to get a residence permit on a basis of self-employment for a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit). EU/EFTA nationals and long-term EU resident permit holders can register self-employed and apply for a permanent residence.

Dublin , Ireland
-₽8786
-₽15679
-₽8786
-₽12970
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
-
-
-
55 000
social contributions
-
-
-
4 146
income
-
-
-
8 170
total
-
-
-
12 316
Employee
70 678
-
55 000
-
social contributions
5 872
-
4 146
-
income
13 337
-
8 170
-
total
19 209
-
12 316
-
Employer
70 678
-
55 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
income
-
6 876
-
-
total
-
6 876
-
-
Dividends
-
48 124
-
-
withholding
-
9 624
-
-
total
-
9 624
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
19 209
16 500
12 316
12 316
After tax
35 791
38 500
42 684
42 684
Living cost
51 470
51 470
51 470
51 470
Free-cash
-15 679
-12 970
-8 786
-8 786

Estimated living cost  is ₽51470 per week

₽39158
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽4194
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽492
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.
₽7627
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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Additional information

To obtain permanent residence for non EEA/Swiss nationals, it is required to invest a huge amount - at least €1 million aggregate investment into a new or an existing Irish business, for a minimum of three years.

Milan , Italy
-₽8157
-₽25302
-₽11263
-₽8781
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
-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
10 002
regional
-
-
-
555
social contributions
-
-
-
14 146
municipal
-
-
-
327
total
-
-
-
25 030
Employee
80 302
-
55 000
-
municipal
425
-
291
-
national
13 914
-
8 813
-
social contributions
27 078
-
18 546
-
regional
758
-
486
-
total
42 175
-
28 136
-
Employer
80 302
-
55 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
55 000
-
-
nationa
-
13 199
-
-
municipal
-
2 145
-
-
total
-
15 344
-
-
Dividends
-
39 656
-
-
withholding
-
10 310
-
-
total
-
10 310
-
-
Income
55 000
55 000
55 000
55 000
Total tax
42 175
25 654
28 136
25 030
After tax
12 825
29 346
26 864
29 970
Living cost
38 127
38 127
38 127
38 127
Free-cash
-25 302
-8 781
-11 263
-8 157

Estimated living cost  is ₽38127 per week

₽26577
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2500
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽585
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.
₽8464
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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Naples , Italy
₽5356
₽2562
₽2270
₽4570
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
-
-
-
55 000
national
-
-
-
10 002
regional
-
-
-
829
social contributions
-
-
-
14 146
municipal
-
-
-
327
total
-
-
-
25 304
Employee
50 121
-
55 000
-
municipal
266
-
291
-
national
7 941
-
8 813
-
social contributions
16 901
-
18 546
-
regional
675
-
740
-
total
25 783
-
28 390
-
Employer
50 121
-
55 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
4 879
55 000
-
-
nationa
1 171
13 199
-
-
municipal
242