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
₽ 8500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
-₽17192
-₽17960
-₽18211
-₽22187
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
1 869
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 869
Employee
26 569
-
7 360
-
social contributions
1 727
-
478
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
1 727
-
478
-
Employer
26 569
-
7 360
-
social contributions
4 118
-
1 140
-
total
4 118
-
1 140
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
850
-
-
total
-
850
-
-
Dividends
-
7 650
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
5 845
850
1 618
1 869
After tax
2 655
7 650
6 882
6 631
Living cost
24 842
24 842
24 842
24 842
Free-cash
-22 187
-17 192
-17 960
-18 211

Estimated living cost  is ₽24842 per week

₽16063
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1873
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽467
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.
₽6440
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
-₽36522
-₽28138
-₽25194
-₽38807
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
-
-
-
8 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
35
unemployment
-
-
-
5 069
health
-
-
-
651
pensions
-
-
-
1 573
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
7 328
Employee
36 126
32 935
32 935
-
health
1 397
1 275
318
-
pensions
3 700
3 372
844
-
other
361
329
83
-
unemployment
1 084
988
248
-
income
3 218
2 429
3 869
-
total
9 760
8 393
5 362
-
Employer
36 126
32 935
32 935
-
pensions
4 534
4 134
1 035
-
accident
469
428
56
-
unemployment
1 084
988
248
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
1 084
988
988
-
chamber of commerce
144
132
132
-
health
1 366
1 245
312
-
other
1 716
1 564
1 355
-
total
10 397
9 479
4 126
-
Corporate
3 137
3 137
3 137
-
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.

784
784
784
-
total
784
784
784
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
20 941
18 656
10 272
7 328
After tax
-12 441
-10 156
-1 772
1 172
Living cost
26 366
26 366
26 366
26 366
Free-cash
-38 807
-36 522
-28 138
-25 194

Estimated living cost  is ₽26366 per week

₽15817
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2693
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽470
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.
₽7387
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
-₽39440
-₽31055
-₽28112
-₽45632
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
-
-
-
8 500
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
35
unemployment
-
-
-
5 069
health
-
-
-
651
pensions
-
-
-
1 573
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
163
total
-
-
-
7 491
Employee
41 302
32 935
32 935
-
health
1 598
1 275
318
-
pensions
4 230
3 372
844
-
other
412
329
83
-
unemployment
1 239
988
248
-
income
4 702
2 429
3 869
-
total
12 181
8 393
5 362
-
Employer
41 302
32 935
32 935
-
pensions
5 183
4 134
1 035
-
accident
536
428
55
-
unemployment
1 239
988
248
-
surtax
163
163
163
-
payroll
1 239
988
988
-
chamber of commerce
165
132
132
-
health
1 560
1 245
312
-
other
1 962
1 564
1 355
-
total
12 047
9 642
4 288
-
Corporate
3 137
3 137
3 137
-
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.

784
784
784
-
total
784
784
784
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
25 012
18 819
10 434
7 491
After tax
-16 512
-10 319
-1 934
1 009
Living cost
29 121
29 121
29 121
29 121
Free-cash
-45 632
-39 440
-31 055
-28 112

Estimated living cost  is ₽29121 per week

₽19422
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2484
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽478
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.
₽6736
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
-₽25096
-₽26184
-₽27274
-₽67823
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
4 357
communal

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

-
-
-
249
national
-
-
-
1 035
total
-
-
-
5 641
Employee

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

59 116
-
6 582
-
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.

2 777
-
309
-
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.

4 434
-
494
-
communal

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

3 083
-
343
-
national
18 175
-
1 430
-
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.

514
-
58
-
total
28 983
-
2 634
-
Employer

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

59 116
-
6 582
-
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.

768
-
86
-
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.

863
-
96
-
surtax
6 703
-
747
-
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.

3 635
-
405
-
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.

5 238
-
583
-
total
17 207
-
1 917
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
surtax
-
35
-
-
income
-
1 700
-
-
total
-
1 735
-
-
Dividends
-
6 765
-
-
withholding

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

-
1 728
-
-
total
-
1 728
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
46 190
3 463
4 551
5 641
After tax
-37 690
5 037
3 949
2 859
Living cost
30 133
30 133
30 133
30 133
Free-cash
-67 823
-25 096
-26 184
-27 274

Estimated living cost  is ₽30133 per week

₽19410
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2635
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.
₽7617
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
-₽6969
-₽8872
-₽9281
-₽14049
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
-
-
-
8 500
unemployment
-
-
-
34
health
-
-
-
977
pensions

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

-
-
-
1 258
income
-
-
-
1 275
total
-
-
-
3 544
Employee
18 851
-
7 106
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

207
-
78
-
health
867
-
327
-
pensions

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

1 655
-
624
-
income
1 885
-
711
-
total
4 614
-
1 740
-
Employer
18 851
-
7 106
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

207
-
78
-
unemployment
113
-
43
-
health
1 301
-
491
-
pensions

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

2 077
-
783
-
total
3 698
-
1 395
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
850
-
-
total
-
850
-
-
Dividends
-
7 650
-
-
withholding
-
382
-
-
total
-
382
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
8 312
1 232
3 135
3 544
After tax
188
7 268
5 365
4 956
Living cost
14 237
14 237
14 237
14 237
Free-cash
-14 049
-6 969
-8 872
-9 281

Estimated living cost  is ₽14237 per week

₽9416
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽815
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽340
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.
₽3666
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
-₽3583
-₽5486
-₽5895
-₽8689
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
-
-
-
8 500
unemployment
-
-
-
34
health
-
-
-
977
pensions

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

-
-
-
1 258
income
-
-
-
1 275
total
-
-
-
3 544
Employee
14 368
-
7 106
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
78
-
health
661
-
327
-
pensions

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

1 262
-
624
-
income
1 437
-
711
-
total
3 518
-
1 740
-
Employer
14 368
-
7 106
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

158
-
78
-
unemployment
86
-
43
-
health
992
-
491
-
pensions

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

1 584
-
783
-
total
2 820
-
1 395
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
850
-
-
total
-
850
-
-
Dividends
-
7 650
-
-
withholding
-
382
-
-
total
-
382
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
6 338
1 232
3 135
3 544
After tax
2 162
7 268
5 365
4 956
Living cost
10 851
10 851
10 851
10 851
Free-cash
-8 689
-3 583
-5 486
-5 895

Estimated living cost  is ₽10851 per week

₽6335
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽775
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽287
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.
₽3454
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
-₽29322
-₽22096
-₽16336
-₽23386
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
-
-
-
31 417
social contributions
-
-
-
4 901
health
-
-
-
801
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 702
Employee
63 549
63 549
63 549
-
health
492
1 081
364
-
social contributions
2 403
5 274
1 778
-
income
6 919
5 883
7 145
-
total
9 814
12 238
9 287
-
Employer
63 549
63 549
63 549
-
social contributions
2 403
5 274
1 778
-
health
535
1 176
397
-
total
2 938
6 450
2 175
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
12 752
18 688
11 462
5 702
After tax
-4 252
-10 188
-2 962
2 798
Living cost
19 134
19 134
19 134
19 134
Free-cash
-23 386
-29 322
-22 096
-16 336

Estimated living cost  is ₽19134 per week

₽11468
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1877
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽423
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.
₽5367
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
-₽36994
-₽29768
-₽24008
-₽32475
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
-
-
-
31 417
social contributions
-
-
-
4 901
health
-
-
-
801
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 702
Employee
63 549
63 549
63 549
-
health
632
1 081
364
-
social contributions
3 088
5 274
1 778
-
income
6 673
5 883
7 145
-
total
10 393
12 238
9 287
-
Employer
63 549
63 549
63 549
-
social contributions
3 088
5 274
1 778
-
health
688
1 176
397
-
total
3 776
6 450
2 175
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
14 169
18 688
11 462
5 702
After tax
-5 669
-10 188
-2 962
2 798
Living cost
26 806
26 806
26 806
26 806
Free-cash
-32 475
-36 994
-29 768
-24 008

Estimated living cost  is ₽26806 per week

₽18324
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2094
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽450
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.
₽5938
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
-₽13572
-₽15110
-₽15284
-₽29777
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
2 482
health
-
-
-
1 147
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
731
total
-
-
-
4 360
Employee
28 565
-
6 343
-
health
3 856
-
856
-
social contributions
1 857
-
412
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
3 428
-
761
-
total
9 141
-
2 029
-
Employer
28 565
-
6 343
-
social contributions
7 141
-
1 586
-
health
2 571
-
571
-
total
9 712
-
2 157
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
1 615
-
-
total
-
1 615
-
-
Dividends
-
6 885
-
-
withholding
-
1 033
-
-
total
-
1 033
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
18 853
2 648
4 186
4 360
After tax
-10 353
5 852
4 314
4 140
Living cost
19 424
19 424
19 424
19 424
Free-cash
-29 777
-13 572
-15 110
-15 284

Estimated living cost  is ₽19424 per week

₽13492
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1382
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽382
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.
₽4168
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
-₽18084
-₽19622
-₽19796
-₽38668
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
2 482
health
-
-
-
1 147
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
731
total
-
-
-
4 360
Employee
35 200
-
6 343
-
health
4 752
-
856
-
social contributions
2 288
-
412
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
income
4 224
-
761
-
total
11 264
-
2 029
-
Employer
35 200
-
6 343
-
social contributions
8 800
-
1 586
-
health
3 168
-
571
-
total
11 968
-
2 157
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
1 615
-
-
total
-
1 615
-
-
Dividends
-
6 885
-
-
withholding
-
1 033
-
-
total
-
1 033
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
23 232
2 648
4 186
4 360
After tax
-14 732
5 852
4 314
4 140
Living cost
23 936
23 936
23 936
23 936
Free-cash
-38 668
-18 084
-19 622
-19 796

Estimated living cost  is ₽23936 per week

₽17800
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1326
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽414
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.
₽4396
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
-₽172091
-₽172091
-₽32759
-₽172091
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
-
-
-
8 500
labour market
-
-
-
623
municipal
-
-
-
-
pensions
-
-
-
718
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 341
Employee
168 486
168 486
168 486
-
municipal
35 878
35 878
35 878
-
pensions
239
239
239
-
national
20 584
20 584
20 584
-
labour market
13 460
13 460
13 460
-
total
70 161
70 161
70 161
-
Employer
168 486
168 486
168 486
-
labour market
13 479
13 479
13 479
-
national
20 619
20 619
20 619
-
municipal
35 935
35 935
35 935
-
pensions
479
479
479
-
total
70 512
70 512
70 512
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
140 673
140 673
140 673
1 341
After tax
-132 173
-132 173
-132 173
7 159
Living cost
39 918
39 918
39 918
39 918
Free-cash
-172 091
-172 091
-172 091
-32 759

Estimated living cost  is ₽39918 per week

₽27321
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3531
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽614
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.
₽8453
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
-₽13162
-₽14981
-₽14567
-₽22869
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
-
-
-
8 500
health
-
-
-
1 223
pensions
-
-
-
1 882
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 105
Employee
23 445
-
5 319
-
pensions
469
-
188
-
unemployment
375
-
151
-
income
2 639
-
-
-
total
3 483
-
339
-
Employer
23 445
-
5 319
-
pensions
4 689
-
1 882
-
unemployment
188
-
75
-
health
3 047
-
1 223
-
total
7 924
-
3 180
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
1 700
-
-
total
-
1 700
-
-
Dividends
-
6 800
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
11 407
1 700
3 519
3 105
After tax
-2 907
6 800
4 981
5 395
Living cost
19 962
19 962
19 962
19 962
Free-cash
-22 869
-13 162
-14 981
-14 567

Estimated living cost  is ₽19962 per week

₽13691
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1189
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽401
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.
₽4680
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
-₽25846
-₽26351
-₽24760
-₽43184
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

-
-
-
8 500
health
-
-
-
-
municipal
-
-
-
1 531
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 531
Employee
43 481
-
7 150
-
health
325
-
-
-
municipal
7 122
-
1 181
-
pensions
2 934
-
483
-
national
718
-
-
-
unemployment
652
-
107
-
total
11 751
-
1 771
-
Employer
43 481
-
7 150
-
accident
44
-
8
-
unemployment
282
-
47
-
health
334
-
55
-
pensions
7 544
-
1 241
-
total
8 204
-
1 351
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
1 700
-
-
total
-
1 700
-
-
Dividends

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

-
5 100
-
-
municipal
-
917
-
-
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
917
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
19 955
2 617
3 122
1 531
After tax
-11 455
5 883
5 378
6 969
Living cost
31 729
31 729
31 729
31 729
Free-cash
-43 184
-25 846
-26 351
-24 760

Estimated living cost  is ₽31729 per week

₽20725
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3052
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽505
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.
₽7448
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
-₽21192
-₽19911
-₽21210
-₽32933
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
243
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
3 510
other
-
-
-
263
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 236
Employee
31 573
-
6 477
-
income
1 628
-
-
-
social contributions
900
-
183
-
pensions
3 571
-
734
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
6 099
-
917
-
Employer
31 573
-
6 477
-
pensions
5 188
-
1 063
-
social contributions
94
-
19
-
unemployment
1 278
-
262
-
health
2 210
-
453
-
other
1 090
-
223
-
total
9 860
-
2 020
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
2 381
-
-
total
-
2 381
-
-
Dividends
-
6 119
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
783
-
-
social contributions
-
1 054
-
-
total
-
1 837
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
15 959
4 218
2 937
4 236
After tax
-7 459
4 282
5 563
4 264
Living cost
25 474
25 474
25 474
25 474
Free-cash
-32 933
-21 192
-19 911
-21 210

Estimated living cost  is ₽25474 per week

₽14774
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2588
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽483
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.
₽7630
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
-₽23993
-₽22712
-₽24011
-₽37915
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
243
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
3 510
other
-
-
-
263
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 236
Employee
35 370
-
6 477
-
income
2 087
-
-
-
social contributions
1 008
-
183
-
pensions
3 999
-
734
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
7 094
-
917
-
Employer
35 370
-
6 477
-
pensions
5 811
-
1 063
-
social contributions
107
-
19
-
unemployment
1 432
-
262
-
health
2 476
-
453
-
other
1 220
-
223
-
total
11 046
-
2 020
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
2 381
-
-
total
-
2 381
-
-
Dividends
-
6 119
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
783
-
-
social contributions
-
1 054
-
-
total
-
1 837
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
18 140
4 218
2 937
4 236
After tax
-9 640
4 282
5 563
4 264
Living cost
28 275
28 275
28 275
28 275
Free-cash
-37 915
-23 993
-22 712
-24 011

Estimated living cost  is ₽28275 per week

₽17829
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2299
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽481
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.
₽7668
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
-₽35634
-₽34353
-₽35652
-₽59427
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
243
health
-
-
-
220
pensions
-
-
-
3 510
other
-
-
-
263
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 236
Employee
51 761
-
6 477
-
income
4 516
-
-
-
social contributions
1 474
-
183
-
pensions
5 855
-
734
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
11 845
-
917
-
Employer
51 761
-
6 477
-
pensions
8 505
-
1 063
-
social contributions
155
-
19
-
unemployment
2 097
-
262
-
health
3 623
-
453
-
other
1 786
-
223
-
total
16 166
-
2 020
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
-
2 381
-
-
total
-
2 381
-
-
Dividends
-
6 119
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
783
-
-
social contributions
-
1 054
-
-
total
-
1 837
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
28 011
4 218
2 937
4 236
After tax
-19 511
4 282
5 563
4 264
Living cost
39 916
39 916
39 916
39 916
Free-cash
-59 427
-35 634
-34 353
-35 652

Estimated living cost  is ₽39916 per week

₽27014
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3265
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽547
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.
₽9088
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
₽2231
₽956
₽2571
₽1135
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%.

-
-
-
8 500
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
85
total
-
-
-
85
Employee
7 304
-
8 500
-
income
1 461
-
1 700
-
total
1 461
-
1 700
-
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%.

1 196
8 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
1 196
8 500
-
-
withholding
60
425
-
-
total
60
425
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
1 521
425
1 700
85
After tax
6 979
8 075
6 800
8 415
Living cost
5 844
5 844
5 844
5 844
Free-cash
1 135
2 231
956
2 571

Estimated living cost  is ₽5844 per week

₽3621
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽486
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽161
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.
₽1576
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
-₽1031
-₽2306
-₽691
-₽2883
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%.

-
-
-
8 500
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
85
total
-
-
-
85
Employee
11 383
-
8 500
-
income
2 277
-
1 700
-
total
2 277
-
1 700
-
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%.

-
8 500
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
8 500
-
-
withholding
-
425
-
-
total
-
425
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
2 277
425
1 700
85
After tax
6 223
8 075
6 800
8 415
Living cost
9 106
9 106
9 106
9 106
Free-cash
-2 883
-1 031
-2 306
-691

Estimated living cost  is ₽9106 per week

₽6162
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽382
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.
₽2256
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
-₽27309
-₽29053
-₽29053
-₽32621
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.

-
-
-
8 500
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.

-
-
-
5 646
trade
-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 646
Employee

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

41 120
-
8 500
-
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.

5 646
-
5 646
-
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.

187
-
-
-
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.

3 381
-
-
-
total
9 214
-
5 646
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
trade
-
1 220
-
-
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.

-
71
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
138
-
-
income
-
1 275
-
-
total
-
2 704
-
-
Dividends
-
5 796
-
-
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.

-
63
-
-
withholding
-
1 135
-
-
total
-
1 198
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
9 214
3 902
5 646
5 646
After tax
-714
4 598
2 854
2 854
Living cost
31 907
31 907
31 907
31 907
Free-cash
-32 621
-27 309
-29 053
-29 053

Estimated living cost  is ₽31907 per week

₽22010
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3433
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.
₽6000
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
-₽20522
-₽22178
-₽22178
-₽23110
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.

-
-
-
8 500
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.

-
-
-
5 646
trade
-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 646
Employee

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

31 610
-
8 500
-
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.

5 646
-
5 646
-
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.

49
-
-
-
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.

883
-
-
-
total
6 578
-
5 646
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
trade
-
1 339
-
-
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.

-
71
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
138
-
-
income
-
1 275
-
-
total
-
2 823
-
-
Dividends
-
5 677
-
-
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.

-
61
-
-
withholding
-
1 106
-
-
total
-
1 167
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
6 578
3 990
5 646
5 646
After tax
1 922
4 510
2 854
2 854
Living cost
25 032
25 032
25 032
25 032
Free-cash
-23 110
-20 522
-22 178
-22 178

Estimated living cost  is ₽25032 per week

₽15746
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2919
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽467
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.
₽5900
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
-₽27999
-₽29612
-₽29612
-₽33411
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.

-
-
-
8 500
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.

-
-
-
5 646
trade
-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 646
Employee

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

41 910
-
8 500
-
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.

5 646
-
5 646
-
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.

198
-
-
-
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.

3 601
-
-
-
total
9 445
-
5 646
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
trade
-
1 399
-
-
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.

-
71
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
138
-
-
income
-
1 275
-
-
total
-
2 883
-
-
Dividends
-
5 617
-
-
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.

-
60
-
-
withholding
-
1 090
-
-
total
-
1 150
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
9 445
4 033
5 646
5 646
After tax
-945
4 467
2 854
2 854
Living cost
32 466
32 466
32 466
32 466
Free-cash
-33 411
-27 999
-29 612
-29 612

Estimated living cost  is ₽32466 per week

₽21713
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3424
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽485
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.
₽6844
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
-₽33437
-₽35006
-₽35006
-₽41168
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.

-
-
-
8 500
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.

-
-
-
5 646
trade
-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
5 646
Employee

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

49 667
-
8 500
-
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.

5 646
-
5 646
-
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.

322
-
-
-
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.

5 840
-
-
-
total
11 808
-
5 646
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
trade
-
1 457
-
-
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.

-
71
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
138
-
-
income
-
1 275
-
-
total
-
2 941
-
-
Dividends
-
5 559
-
-
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.

-
60
-
-
withholding
-
1 076
-
-
total
-
1 136
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
11 808
4 077
5 646
5 646
After tax
-3 308
4 423
2 854
2 854
Living cost
37 860
37 860
37 860
37 860
Free-cash
-41 168
-33 437
-35 006
-35 006

Estimated living cost  is ₽37860 per week

₽27651
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3028
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.
₽6689
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
-₽13217
-₽15049
-₽14307
-₽25192
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
-
-
-
8 500
unemployment
-
-
-
188
health
-
-
-
784
pensions
-
-
-
2 207
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 065
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 244
Employee
27 832
-
6 179
-
health
710
-
281
-
pensions
1 857
-
736
-
surtax
99
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 937
-
767
-
income
4 666
-
880
-
total
9 269
-
2 664
-
Employer
27 832
-
6 179
-
pensions
3 711
-
1 470
-
unemployment
883
-
350
-
health
1 266
-
502
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 860
-
2 322
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
2 210
-
-
total
-
2 210
-
-
Dividends
-
6 290
-
-
withholding
-
944
-
-
total
-
944
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
15 129
3 154
4 986
4 244
After tax
-6 629
5 346
3 514
4 256
Living cost
18 563
18 563
18 563
18 563
Free-cash
-25 192
-13 217
-15 049
-14 307

Estimated living cost  is ₽18563 per week

₽11207
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1614
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽431
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.
₽5312
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
-₽12891
-₽14723
-₽13981
-₽24582
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
-
-
-
8 500
unemployment
-
-
-
188
health
-
-
-
784
pensions
-
-
-
2 207
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
1 065
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
4 244
Employee
27 330
-
6 179
-
health
698
-
281
-
pensions
1 822
-
736
-
surtax
89
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 902
-
767
-
income
4 581
-
880
-
total
9 092
-
2 664
-
Employer
27 330
-
6 179
-
pensions
3 643
-
1 470
-
unemployment
866
-
350
-
health
1 244
-
502
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
5 753
-
2 322
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
2 210
-
-
total
-
2 210
-
-
Dividends
-
6 290
-
-
withholding
-
944
-
-
total
-
944
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
14 845
3 154
4 986
4 244
After tax
-6 345
5 346
3 514
4 256
Living cost
18 237
18 237
18 237
18 237
Free-cash
-24 582
-12 891
-14 723
-13 981

Estimated living cost  is ₽18237 per week

₽11151
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1683
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽420
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.
₽4983
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
-₽12448
-₽11688
-₽10369
-₽19544
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
-
-
-
8 500
unemployment
-
-
-
128
health
-
-
-
595
pensions
-
-
-
850
income
-
-
-
1 039
total
-
-
-
2 612
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.

23 467
9 340
9 340
-
health
1 643
654
503
-
pensions
2 347
934
718
-
unemployment
352
140
108
-
income
2 869
1 142
1 202
-
total
7 211
2 870
2 531
-
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.

23 467
9 340
9 340
-
pensions
4 576
1 821
1 400
-
total
4 576
1 821
1 400
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
social contributions
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
11 787
4 691
3 931
2 612
After tax
-3 287
3 809
4 569
5 888
Living cost
16 257
16 257
16 257
16 257
Free-cash
-19 544
-12 448
-11 688
-10 369

Estimated living cost  is ₽16257 per week

₽11094
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽1330
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽325
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.
₽3508
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
-₽36480
-₽34245
-₽34395
-₽62152
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
91
municipal
-
-
-
-
pensions
-
-
-
1 020
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 111
Employee
64 773
-
7 348
-
municipal
8 001
-
-
-
pensions
2 591
-
294
-
national
12 398
-
-
-
total
22 990
-
294
-
Employer
64 773
-
7 348
-
social contributions
696
-
79
-
pensions
5 182
-
588
-
total
5 878
-
667
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
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%.

-
1 700
-
-
total
-
1 700
-
-
Dividends
-
6 800
-
-
withholding
-
1 496
-
-
total
-
1 496
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
28 868
3 196
961
1 111
After tax
-20 368
5 304
7 539
7 389
Living cost
41 784
41 784
41 784
41 784
Free-cash
-62 152
-36 480
-34 245
-34 395

Estimated living cost  is ₽41784 per week

₽28400
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3884
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽625
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.
₽8874
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
-₽41128
-₽38578
-₽38578
-₽56147
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
-
-
-
8 500
social contributions
-
-
-
27
income
-
-
-
-27
total
-
-
-
-
Employee
64 646
-
8 500
-
social contributions
5 371
-
27
-
income
12 198
-
-27
-
total
17 569
-
-
-
Employer
64 646
-
8 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
income
-
1 062
-
-
total
-
1 062
-
-
Dividends
-
7 438
-
-
withholding
-
1 488
-
-
total
-
1 488
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
17 569
2 550
-
-
After tax
-9 069
5 950
8 500
8 500
Living cost
47 078
47 078
47 078
47 078
Free-cash
-56 147
-41 128
-38 578
-38 578

Estimated living cost  is ₽47078 per week

₽35816
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽3836
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽450
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.
₽6976
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
-₽30337
-₽34798
-₽33301
-₽64949
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
-
-
-
8 500
regional
-
-
-
25
social contributions
-
-
-
6 405
municipal
-
-
-
17
national
-
-
-
481
total
-
-
-
6 928
Employee
73 449
-
8 500
-
regional
693
-
2
-
municipal
389
-
2
-
social contributions
24 767
-
8 397
-
national
12 727
-
24
-
total
38 576
-
8 425
-
Employer
73 449
-
8 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
nationa
-
2 040
-
-
municipal
-
331
-
-
total
-
2 371
-
-
Dividends
-
6 129
-
-
withholding
-
1 593
-
-
total
-
1 593
-
-
Income
8 500
8 500
8 500
8 500
Total tax
38 576
3 964
8 425
6 928
After tax
-30 076
4 536
75
1 572
Living cost
34 873
34 873
34 873
34 873
Free-cash
-64 949
-30 337
-34 798
-33 301

Estimated living cost  is ₽34873 per week

₽24309
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽2287
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽535
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.
₽7741
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
-₽17794
-₽22187
-₽20707
-₽37344
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
-
-
-
8 500
regional
-
-
-
42
social contributions
-
-
-
6 405
municipal
-
-
-
17
national
-
-
-
481
total
-
-
-
6 945
Employee
45 844
-
8 500
-
regional
617
-
2
-
municipal
243
-
2
-
social contributions
15 459
-
8 397
-
national
7 263
-
24
-
total
23 582
-
8 425
-
Employer
45 844
-
8 500
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
8 500
-
-
nationa
-
2 040
-
-
municipal
-
422
-
-
total