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
₴ 2000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
-₴8929
-₴10957
-₴8870
-₴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
-
-
-
2 000
social contributions
-
-
-
440
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
440
Employee
11 218
-
1 732
-
social contributions
729
-
113
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
729
-
113
-
Employer
11 218
-
1 732
-
social contributions
1 739
-
268
-
total
1 739
-
268
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
200
-
-
total
-
200
-
-
Dividends
-
1 800
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
2 468
200
381
440
After tax
-468
1 800
1 619
1 560
Living cost
10 489
10 489
10 489
10 489
Free-cash
-10 957
-8 689
-8 870
-8 929

Estimated living cost  is ₴10489 per week

₴6782
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴791
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴197
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.
₴2719
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
-₴12191
-₴17975
-₴13450
-₴17011
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
2 140
health
-
-
-
266
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
8
pensions
-
-
-
644
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 058
Employee
15 254
13 906
13 906
-
unemployment
458
417
105
-
other
152
139
35
-
income
1 359
1 026
1 634
-
pensions
1 562
1 424
356
-
health
590
538
134
-
total
4 121
3 544
2 264
-
Employer
15 254
13 906
13 906
-
pensions
1 914
1 746
437
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
458
417
417
-
other
724
660
572
-
health
577
526
132
-
accident
198
181
3
-
unemployment
458
417
105
-
chamber of commerce
61
56
56
-
total
4 390
4 003
1 722
-
Corporate
1 324
1 324
1 324
-
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.

331
331
331
-
total
331
331
331
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
8 842
7 878
4 317
3 058
After tax
-6 842
-5 878
-2 317
-1 058
Living cost
11 133
11 133
11 133
11 133
Free-cash
-17 975
-17 011
-13 450
-12 191

Estimated living cost  is ₴11133 per week

₴6678
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1137
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴199
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.
₴3119
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
-₴13423
-₴20857
-₴14682
-₴18243
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
69
unemployment
-
-
-
2 140
health
-
-
-
266
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
8
pensions
-
-
-
644
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
3 127
Employee
17 439
13 906
13 906
-
unemployment
523
417
105
-
other
174
139
35
-
income
1 985
1 026
1 634
-
pensions
1 786
1 424
356
-
health
675
538
134
-
total
5 143
3 544
2 264
-
Employer
17 439
13 906
13 906
-
pensions
2 189
1 746
437
-
surtax
69
69
69
-
payroll
523
417
417
-
other
828
660
572
-
health
659
526
132
-
accident
226
181
3
-
unemployment
523
417
105
-
chamber of commerce
70
56
56
-
total
5 087
4 072
1 791
-
Corporate
1 324
1 324
1 324
-
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.

331
331
331
-
total
331
331
331
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
10 561
7 947
4 386
3 127
After tax
-8 561
-5 947
-2 386
-1 127
Living cost
12 296
12 296
12 296
12 296
Free-cash
-20 857
-18 243
-14 682
-13 423

Estimated living cost  is ₴12296 per week

₴8201
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1049
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴202
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.
₴2844
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
-₴12613
-₴30226
-₴11794
-₴11481
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
-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
40
communal

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

-
-
-
10
social contributions
-
-
-
1 840
total
-
-
-
1 890
Employee

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

24 961
-
1 549
-
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.

217
-
13
-
national
7 674
-
337
-
communal

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

1 302
-
81
-
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.

1 872
-
116
-
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.

1 173
-
73
-
total
12 238
-
620
-
Employer

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

24 961
-
1 549
-
surtax
2 830
-
176
-
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.

2 212
-
137
-
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.

1 535
-
95
-
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.

324
-
20
-
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.

364
-
23
-
total
7 265
-
451
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
400
-
-
surtax
-
8
-
-
total
-
408
-
-
Dividends
-
1 592
-
-
withholding

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

-
350
-
-
total
-
350
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
19 503
758
1 071
1 890
After tax
-17 503
1 242
929
110
Living cost
12 723
12 723
12 723
12 723
Free-cash
-30 226
-11 481
-11 794
-12 613

Estimated living cost  is ₴12723 per week

₴8195
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1112
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴199
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.
₴3216
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
-₴4903
-₴7497
-₴4928
-₴4286
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
-
-
-
2 000
unemployment
-
-
-
9
health
-
-
-
261
pensions

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

-
-
-
337
income
-
-
-
300
total
-
-
-
907
Employee
7 940
-
1 554
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

87
-
25
-
income
794
-
155
-
pensions

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

697
-
200
-
health
365
-
105
-
total
1 943
-
485
-
Employer
7 940
-
1 554
-
pensions

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

875
-
251
-
health
548
-
157
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

87
-
25
-
unemployment
48
-
14
-
total
1 558
-
447
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
200
-
-
total
-
200
-
-
Dividends
-
1 800
-
-
withholding
-
90
-
-
total
-
90
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
3 501
290
932
907
After tax
-1 501
1 710
1 068
1 093
Living cost
5 996
5 996
5 996
5 996
Free-cash
-7 497
-4 286
-4 928
-4 903

Estimated living cost  is ₴5996 per week

₴3966
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴343
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴143
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.
₴1544
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
-₴3477
-₴5239
-₴3502
-₴2860
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
-
-
-
2 000
unemployment
-
-
-
9
health
-
-
-
261
pensions

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

-
-
-
337
income
-
-
-
300
total
-
-
-
907
Employee
6 051
-
1 554
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

67
-
25
-
income
605
-
155
-
pensions

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

531
-
200
-
health
278
-
105
-
total
1 481
-
485
-
Employer
6 051
-
1 554
-
pensions

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

667
-
251
-
health
418
-
157
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

67
-
25
-
unemployment
36
-
14
-
total
1 188
-
447
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
200
-
-
total
-
200
-
-
Dividends
-
1 800
-
-
withholding
-
90
-
-
total
-
90
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
2 669
290
932
907
After tax
-669
1 710
1 068
1 093
Living cost
4 570
4 570
4 570
4 570
Free-cash
-5 239
-2 860
-3 502
-3 477

Estimated living cost  is ₴4570 per week

₴2668
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴326
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴121
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.
₴1455
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
-₴8486
-₴11463
-₴10920
-₴13970
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
-
-
-
13 265
health
-
-
-
338
social contributions
-
-
-
2 069
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 407
Employee
26 832
26 832
26 832
-
income
2 922
2 484
3 017
-
social contributions
1 014
2 227
751
-
health
208
456
154
-
total
4 144
5 167
3 922
-
Employer
26 832
26 832
26 832
-
social contributions
1 014
2 227
751
-
health
226
497
168
-
total
1 240
2 724
919
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
5 384
7 891
4 841
2 407
After tax
-3 384
-5 891
-2 841
-407
Living cost
8 079
8 079
8 079
8 079
Free-cash
-11 463
-13 970
-10 920
-8 486

Estimated living cost  is ₴8079 per week

₴4842
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴793
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴179
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.
₴2266
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
-₴11725
-₴15302
-₴14159
-₴17209
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
-
-
-
13 265
health
-
-
-
338
social contributions
-
-
-
2 069
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 407
Employee
26 832
26 832
26 832
-
income
2 818
2 484
3 017
-
social contributions
1 304
2 227
751
-
health
267
456
154
-
total
4 389
5 167
3 922
-
Employer
26 832
26 832
26 832
-
social contributions
1 304
2 227
751
-
health
291
497
168
-
total
1 595
2 724
919
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
5 984
7 891
4 841
2 407
After tax
-3 984
-5 891
-2 841
-407
Living cost
11 318
11 318
11 318
11 318
Free-cash
-15 302
-17 209
-14 159
-11 725

Estimated living cost  is ₴11318 per week

₴7737
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴884
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴190
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.
₴2507
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
-₴7109
-₴13929
-₴7067
-₴6706
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
-
-
-
2 000
health
-
-
-
270
social contributions
-
-
-
584
income
-
-
-
172
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 026
Employee
11 887
-
1 493
-
income
1 426
-
179
-
social contributions
773
-
97
-
health
1 605
-
201
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
3 804
-
477
-
Employer
11 887
-
1 493
-
social contributions
2 972
-
373
-
health
1 070
-
134
-
total
4 042
-
507
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
380
-
-
total
-
380
-
-
Dividends
-
1 620
-
-
withholding
-
243
-
-
total
-
243
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
7 846
623
984
1 026
After tax
-5 846
1 377
1 016
974
Living cost
8 083
8 083
8 083
8 083
Free-cash
-13 929
-6 706
-7 067
-7 109

Estimated living cost  is ₴8083 per week

₴5615
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴575
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴159
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.
₴1735
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
-₴8987
-₴17629
-₴8945
-₴8584
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
-
-
-
2 000
health
-
-
-
270
social contributions
-
-
-
584
income
-
-
-
172
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 026
Employee
14 648
-
1 493
-
income
1 758
-
179
-
social contributions
952
-
97
-
health
1 978
-
201
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
4 688
-
477
-
Employer
14 648
-
1 493
-
social contributions
3 662
-
373
-
health
1 318
-
134
-
total
4 980
-
507
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
380
-
-
total
-
380
-
-
Dividends
-
1 620
-
-
withholding
-
243
-
-
total
-
243
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
9 668
623
984
1 026
After tax
-7 668
1 377
1 016
974
Living cost
9 961
9 961
9 961
9 961
Free-cash
-17 629
-8 584
-8 945
-8 987

Estimated living cost  is ₴9961 per week

₴7407
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴552
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴172
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.
₴1829
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
-₴15293
-₴74247
-₴74247
-₴74247
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
-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
-
pensions
-
-
-
303
municipal
-
-
-
-
labour market
-
-
-
136
total
-
-
-
439
Employee
71 135
71 135
71 135
-
municipal
15 148
15 148
15 148
-
national
8 690
8 690
8 690
-
pensions
101
101
101
-
labour market
5 683
5 683
5 683
-
total
29 622
29 622
29 622
-
Employer
71 135
71 135
71 135
-
pensions
202
202
202
-
labour market
5 691
5 691
5 691
-
municipal
15 172
15 172
15 172
-
national
8 706
8 706
8 706
-
total
29 771
29 771
29 771
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
59 393
59 393
59 393
439
After tax
-57 393
-57 393
-57 393
1 561
Living cost
16 854
16 854
16 854
16 854
Free-cash
-74 247
-74 247
-74 247
-15 293

Estimated living cost  is ₴16854 per week

₴11535
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1491
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴259
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.
₴3569
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
-₴7740
-₴11244
-₴7915
-₴6828
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
-
-
-
2 000
health
-
-
-
517
pensions
-
-
-
795
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 312
Employee
9 899
-
657
-
unemployment
158
-
64
-
income
1 114
-
-
-
pensions
198
-
79
-
total
1 470
-
143
-
Employer
9 899
-
657
-
pensions
1 980
-
795
-
health
1 287
-
517
-
unemployment
79
-
32
-
total
3 346
-
1 344
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
400
-
-
total
-
400
-
-
Dividends
-
1 600
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
4 816
400
1 487
1 312
After tax
-2 816
1 600
513
688
Living cost
8 428
8 428
8 428
8 428
Free-cash
-11 244
-6 828
-7 915
-7 740

Estimated living cost  is ₴8428 per week

₴5781
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴502
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴170
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.
₴1976
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
-₴11757
-₴19822
-₴12130
-₴12013
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

-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
-
municipal
-
-
-
360
total
-
-
-
360
Employee
18 359
-
1 681
-
unemployment
275
-
25
-
municipal
3 007
-
277
-
national
303
-
-
-
pensions
1 239
-
113
-
health
137
-
-
-
total
4 961
-
415
-
Employer
18 359
-
1 681
-
pensions
3 185
-
292
-
health
141
-
13
-
accident
19
-
2
-
unemployment
119
-
11
-
total
3 464
-
318
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
400
-
-
total
-
400
-
-
Dividends

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

-
1 200
-
-
municipal
-
216
-
-
national
-
-
-
-
total
-
216
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
8 425
616
733
360
After tax
-6 425
1 384
1 267
1 640
Living cost
13 397
13 397
13 397
13 397
Free-cash
-19 822
-12 013
-12 130
-11 757

Estimated living cost  is ₴13397 per week

₴8751
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1289
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴213
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.
₴3145
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
-₴10243
-₴15495
-₴9448
-₴9748
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
93
pensions
-
-
-
1 275
social contributions
-
-
-
57
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
62
total
-
-
-
1 487
Employee
13 331
-
1 524
-
income
687
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
380
-
43
-
pensions
1 508
-
172
-
total
2 575
-
215
-
Employer
13 331
-
1 524
-
pensions
2 191
-
251
-
social contributions
40
-
5
-
other
460
-
52
-
health
933
-
107
-
unemployment
540
-
62
-
total
4 164
-
477
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
560
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
560
-
-
Dividends
-
1 440
-
-
withholding
-
184
-
-
social contributions
-
248
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
432
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
6 739
992
692
1 487
After tax
-4 739
1 008
1 308
513
Living cost
10 756
10 756
10 756
10 756
Free-cash
-15 495
-9 748
-9 448
-10 243

Estimated living cost  is ₴10756 per week

₴6238
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1093
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴204
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.
₴3222
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
-₴11426
-₴17599
-₴10631
-₴10931
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
93
pensions
-
-
-
1 275
social contributions
-
-
-
57
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
62
total
-
-
-
1 487
Employee
14 934
-
1 524
-
income
881
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
426
-
43
-
pensions
1 689
-
172
-
total
2 996
-
215
-
Employer
14 934
-
1 524
-
pensions
2 453
-
251
-
social contributions
45
-
5
-
other
515
-
52
-
health
1 046
-
107
-
unemployment
605
-
62
-
total
4 664
-
477
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
560
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
560
-
-
Dividends
-
1 440
-
-
withholding
-
184
-
-
social contributions
-
248
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
432
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
7 660
992
692
1 487
After tax
-5 660
1 008
1 308
513
Living cost
11 939
11 939
11 939
11 939
Free-cash
-17 599
-10 931
-10 631
-11 426

Estimated living cost  is ₴11939 per week

₴7528
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴971
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴203
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.
₴3237
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
-₴16341
-₴26681
-₴15546
-₴15846
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
93
pensions
-
-
-
1 275
social contributions
-
-
-
57
income
-
-
-
-
other
-
-
-
62
total
-
-
-
1 487
Employee
21 855
-
1 524
-
income
1 907
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
622
-
43
-
pensions
2 472
-
172
-
total
5 001
-
215
-
Employer
21 855
-
1 524
-
pensions
3 591
-
251
-
social contributions
66
-
5
-
other
754
-
52
-
health
1 530
-
107
-
unemployment
885
-
62
-
total
6 826
-
477
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
560
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
560
-
-
Dividends
-
1 440
-
-
withholding
-
184
-
-
social contributions
-
248
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
432
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
11 827
992
692
1 487
After tax
-9 827
1 008
1 308
513
Living cost
16 854
16 854
16 854
16 854
Free-cash
-26 681
-15 846
-15 546
-16 341

Estimated living cost  is ₴16854 per week

₴11406
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1379
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴231
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.
₴3837
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
-₴256
-₴795
-₴636
-₴336
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%.

-
-
-
2 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
20
total
-
-
-
20
Employee
2 795
-
2 000
-
income
559
-
400
-
total
559
-
400
-
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%.

-
2 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
2 000
-
-
withholding
-
100
-
-
total
-
100
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
559
100
400
20
After tax
1 441
1 900
1 600
1 980
Living cost
2 236
2 236
2 236
2 236
Free-cash
-795
-336
-636
-256

Estimated living cost  is ₴2236 per week

₴1386
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴186
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴61
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.
₴603
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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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
-₴1504
-₴2355
-₴1884
-₴1584
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%.

-
-
-
2 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
20
total
-
-
-
20
Employee
4 355
-
2 000
-
income
871
-
400
-
total
871
-
400
-
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%.

-
2 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
2 000
-
-
withholding
-
100
-
-
total
-
100
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
871
100
400
20
After tax
1 129
1 900
1 600
1 980
Living cost
3 484
3 484
3 484
3 484
Free-cash
-2 355
-1 584
-1 884
-1 504

Estimated living cost  is ₴3484 per week

₴2358
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴146
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴117
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.
₴863
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
-₴13856
-₴15363
-₴13856
-₴12346
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.

-
-
-
2 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
2 384
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 384
Employee

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

17 362
-
2 000
-
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.

1 428
-
-
-
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.

79
-
-
-
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.

2 384
-
2 384
-
total
3 891
-
2 384
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
trade
-
287
-
-
income
-
300
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
56
-
-
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.

-
17
-
-
total
-
660
-
-
Dividends
-
1 341
-
-
withholding
-
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.

-
11
-
-
total
-
214
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
3 891
874
2 384
2 384
After tax
-1 891
1 126
-384
-384
Living cost
13 472
13 472
13 472
13 472
Free-cash
-15 363
-12 346
-13 856
-13 856

Estimated living cost  is ₴13472 per week

₴9293
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1450
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴195
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.
₴2534
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
-₴10953
-₴11347
-₴10953
-₴9463
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.

-
-
-
2 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
2 384
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 384
Employee

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

13 347
-
2 000
-
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.

373
-
-
-
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.

21
-
-
-
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.

2 384
-
2 384
-
total
2 778
-
2 384
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
trade
-
315
-
-
income
-
300
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
56
-
-
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.

-
17
-
-
total
-
688
-
-
Dividends
-
1 313
-
-
withholding
-
195
-
-
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.

-
11
-
-
total
-
206
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
2 778
894
2 384
2 384
After tax
-778
1 106
-384
-384
Living cost
10 569
10 569
10 569
10 569
Free-cash
-11 347
-9 463
-10 953
-10 953

Estimated living cost  is ₴10569 per week

₴6648
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1232
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴197
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.
₴2491
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
-₴14092
-₴15695
-₴14092
-₴12613
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.

-
-
-
2 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
2 384
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 384
Employee

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

17 696
-
2 000
-
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.

1 520
-
-
-
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.

83
-
-
-
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.

2 384
-
2 384
-
total
3 987
-
2 384
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
trade
-
329
-
-
income
-
300
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
56
-
-
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.

-
17
-
-
total
-
702
-
-
Dividends
-
1 299
-
-
withholding
-
192
-
-
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.

-
11
-
-
total
-
203
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
3 987
905
2 384
2 384
After tax
-1 987
1 095
-384
-384
Living cost
13 708
13 708
13 708
13 708
Free-cash
-15 695
-12 613
-14 092
-14 092

Estimated living cost  is ₴13708 per week

₴9168
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1446
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴205
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.
₴2890
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
-₴16370
-₴18972
-₴16370
-₴14902
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.

-
-
-
2 000
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.

-
-
-
-
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.

-
-
-
2 384
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.

-
-
-
-
trade
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 384
Employee

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

20 971
-
2 000
-
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.

2 466
-
-
-
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.

136
-
-
-
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.

2 384
-
2 384
-
total
4 986
-
2 384
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
trade
-
343
-
-
income
-
300
-
-
chamber of commerce
-
56
-
-
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.

-
17
-
-
total
-
716
-
-
Dividends
-
1 285
-
-
withholding
-
189
-
-
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.

-
11
-
-
total
-
200
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
4 986
916
2 384
2 384
After tax
-2 986
1 084
-384
-384
Living cost
15 986
15 986
15 986
15 986
Free-cash
-18 972
-14 902
-16 370
-16 370

Estimated living cost  is ₴15986 per week

₴11675
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1279
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴208
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.
₴2824
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
-₴7312
-₴12226
-₴7626
-₴6580
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
79
health
-
-
-
331
pensions
-
-
-
932
income
-
-
-
132
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 474
Employee
11 751
-
1 020
-
unemployment
818
-
324
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
1 970
-
54
-
surtax
42
-
-
-
pensions
784
-
311
-
health
300
-
119
-
total
3 914
-
808
-
Employer
11 751
-
1 020
-
pensions
1 567
-
620
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
534
-
212
-
unemployment
373
-
148
-
total
2 474
-
980
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
520
-
-
total
-
520
-
-
Dividends
-
1 480
-
-
withholding
-
222
-
-
total
-
222
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
6 388
742
1 788
1 474
After tax
-4 388
1 258
212
526
Living cost
7 838
7 838
7 838
7 838
Free-cash
-12 226
-6 580
-7 626
-7 312

Estimated living cost  is ₴7838 per week

₴4732
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴681
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴182
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.
₴2243
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
-₴7174
-₴11968
-₴7488
-₴6442
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
-
-
-
2 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
79
health
-
-
-
331
pensions
-
-
-
932
income
-
-
-
132
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
1 474
Employee
11 540
-
1 020
-
unemployment
803
-
324
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
1 934
-
54
-
surtax
38
-
-
-
pensions
769
-
311
-
health
295
-
119
-
total
3 839
-
808
-
Employer
11 540
-
1 020
-
pensions
1 538
-
620
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
525
-
212
-
unemployment
366
-
148
-
total
2 429
-
980
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
520
-
-
total
-
520
-
-
Dividends
-
1 480
-
-
withholding
-
222
-
-
total
-
222
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
6 268
742
1 788
1 474
After tax
-4 268
1 258
212
526
Living cost
7 700
7 700
7 700
7 700
Free-cash
-11 968
-6 442
-7 488
-7 174

Estimated living cost  is ₴7700 per week

₴4708
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴711
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴177
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.
₴2104
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
-₴5781
-₴10072
-₴6689
-₴7016
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
-
-
-
2 000
unemployment
-
-
-
46
health
-
-
-
215
pensions
-
-
-
307
income
-
-
-
215
total
-
-
-
783
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.

10 101
4 020
4 020
-
unemployment
152
60
46
-
income
1 235
491
517
-
pensions
1 010
402
309
-
health
707
281
216
-
total
3 104
1 234
1 088
-
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.

10 101
4 020
4 020
-
pensions
1 970
784
603
-
total
1 970
784
603
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
social contributions
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
5 074
2 018
1 691
783
After tax
-3 074
-18
309
1 217
Living cost
6 998
6 998
6 998
6 998
Free-cash
-10 072
-7 016
-6 689
-5 781

Estimated living cost  is ₴6998 per week

₴4775
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴573
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴140
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.
₴1510
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
-₴15117
-₴26500
-₴15082
-₴15608
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
-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
-
pensions
-
-
-
240
social contributions
-
-
-
21
municipal
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
261
Employee
26 129
-
1 729
-
municipal
3 227
-
-
-
national
5 001
-
-
-
pensions
1 045
-
69
-
total
9 273
-
69
-
Employer
26 129
-
1 729
-
pensions
2 090
-
138
-
social contributions
281
-
19
-
total
2 371
-
157
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
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%.

-
400
-
-
total
-
400
-
-
Dividends
-
1 600
-
-
withholding
-
352
-
-
total
-
352
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
11 644
752
226
261
After tax
-9 644
1 248
1 774
1 739
Living cost
16 856
16 856
16 856
16 856
Free-cash
-26 500
-15 608
-15 082
-15 117

Estimated living cost  is ₴16856 per week

₴11457
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1567
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴252
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.
₴3580
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
-₴17878
-₴25297
-₴17878
-₴18478
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
-
-
-
2 000
social contributions
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Employee
27 296
-
2 000
-
social contributions
2 268
-
-
-
income
5 151
-
-
-
total
7 419
-
-
-
Employer
27 296
-
2 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
income
-
250
-
-
total
-
250
-
-
Dividends
-
1 750
-
-
withholding
-
350
-
-
total
-
350
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
7 419
600
-
-
After tax
-5 419
1 400
2 000
2 000
Living cost
19 878
19 878
19 878
19 878
Free-cash
-25 297
-18 478
-17 878
-17 878

Estimated living cost  is ₴19878 per week

₴15123
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1620
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴190
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.
₴2945
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
-₴15428
-₴29012
-₴16269
-₴13657
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
-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
-
regional
-
-
-
-
social contributions
-
-
-
2 704
municipal
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 704
Employee
31 012
-
2 000
-
municipal
164
-
-
-
national
5 374
-
-
-
social contributions
10 457
-
3 545
-
regional
293
-
-
-
total
16 288
-
3 545
-
Employer
31 012
-
2 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
nationa
-
480
-
-
municipal
-
78
-
-
total
-
558
-
-
Dividends
-
1 442
-
-
withholding
-
375
-
-
total
-
375
-
-
Income
2 000
2 000
2 000
2 000
Total tax
16 288
933
3 545
2 704
After tax
-14 288
1 067
-1 545
-704
Living cost
14 724
14 724
14 724
14 724
Free-cash
-29 012
-13 657
-16 269
-15 428

Estimated living cost  is ₴14724 per week

₴10264
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴965
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴226
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.
₴3269
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
-₴10104
-₴17358
-₴10945
-₴8349
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
-
-
-
2 000
national
-
-
-
-
regional
-
-
-
-
social contributions
-
-
-
2 704
municipal
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
2 704
Employee
19 357
-
2 000
-
municipal
103
-
-
-
national
3 067
-
-
-
social contributions
6 527
-
3 545
-
regional
261
-
-
-
total
9 958
-
3 545
-
Employer
19 357
-
2 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
2 000
-
-
nationa
-
480
-
-
municipal
-
99
-
-
total
-
579
-
-
Dividends
-
1 421
-
-
withholding
-
370
-
-