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
₴ 13500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
-₴4470
-₴18232
-₴6324
-₴4880
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
-
-
-
13 500
national
-
-
-
3 712
communal

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

-
-
-
751
social contributions
-
-
-
979
total
-
-
-
5 442
Employee

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

24 577
-
10 457
-
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.

214
-
91
-
national
7 556
-
2 340
-
communal

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

1 282
-
546
-
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.

1 843
-
784
-
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.

1 155
-
491
-
total
12 050
-
4 252
-
Employer

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

24 577
-
10 457
-
surtax
2 787
-
1 185
-
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.

2 178
-
927
-
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.

1 511
-
643
-
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.

319
-
136
-
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.

359
-
153
-
total
7 154
-
3 044
-
Corporate
-
13 500
-
-
income
-
2 700
-
-
surtax
-
54
-
-
total
-
2 754
-
-
Dividends
-
10 746
-
-
withholding

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

-
3 098
-
-
total
-
3 098
-
-
Income
13 500
13 500
13 500
13 500
Total tax
19 204
5 852
7 296
5 442
After tax
-5 704
7 648
6 204
8 058
Living cost
12 528
12 528
12 528
12 528
Free-cash
-18 232
-4 880
-6 324
-4 470

Estimated living cost  is ₴12528 per week

₴8069
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1095
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴196
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.
₴3167
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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