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
₴ 26000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Andorra , Andorra
₴9684
₴11872
₴10412
₴13032
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
-
-
-
26 000
social contributions
-
-
-
5 720
income
-
-
-
228
total
-
-
-
5 948
Employee
11 089
-
22 511
-
social contributions
721
-
1 464
-
income
-
-
267
-
total
721
-
1 731
-
Employer
11 089
-
22 511
-
social contributions
1 719
-
3 489
-
total
1 719
-
3 489
-
Corporate
13 192
26 000
-
-
income
1 320
2 600
-
-
total
1 320
2 600
-
-
Dividends
11 873
23 400
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
3 760
2 600
5 220
5 948
After tax
22 240
23 400
20 780
20 052
Living cost
10 368
10 368
10 368
10 368
Free-cash
11 872
13 032
10 412
9 684

Estimated living cost  is ₴10368 per week

₴6704
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴782
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.
₴2688
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
₴2976
₴3581
-₴2000
₴3751
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
unemployment
-
-
-
2 115
health
-
-
-
1 989
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
104
pensions
-
-
-
4 810
income
-
-
-
3 002
total
-
-
-
12 020
Employee
15 077
13 745
20 190
-
unemployment
452
412
605
-
other
151
137
202
-
income
1 343
1 014
2 809
-
pensions
1 544
1 407
2 068
-
health
583
532
782
-
total
4 073
3 502
6 466
-
Employer
15 077
13 745
20 190
-
pensions
1 892
1 725
2 534
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
payroll
452
412
605
-
other
716
653
959
-
health
570
520
763
-
accident
196
179
262
-
unemployment
452
412
605
-
chamber of commerce
60
55
81
-
total
4 338
3 956
5 809
-
Corporate
6 584
8 299
18 881
-
income

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

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

1 646
2 075
4 721
-
total
1 646
2 075
4 721
-
Dividends
4 938
6 224
-
-
withholding
1 358
1 712
-
-
total
1 358
1 712
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 415
11 245
16 996
12 020
After tax
14 585
14 755
9 004
13 980
Living cost
11 004
11 004
11 004
11 004
Free-cash
3 581
3 751
-2 000
2 976

Estimated living cost  is ₴11004 per week

₴6601
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1124
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.
₴3083
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
₴1758
₴2032
-₴3165
₴2565
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
68
unemployment
-
-
-
2 115
health
-
-
-
1 989
chamber of commerce
-
-
-
104
pensions
-
-
-
4 810
income
-
-
-
3 002
total
-
-
-
12 088
Employee
17 237
13 745
20 137
-
unemployment
517
412
604
-
other
172
137
202
-
income
1 962
1 014
2 793
-
pensions
1 765
1 407
2 062
-
health
667
532
780
-
total
5 083
3 502
6 441
-
Employer
17 237
13 745
20 137
-
pensions
2 163
1 725
2 527
-
surtax
68
68
68
-
payroll
517
412
604
-
other
819
653
956
-
health
651
520
761
-
accident
224
179
262
-
unemployment
517
412
604
-
chamber of commerce
69
55
81
-
total
5 028
4 024
5 863
-
Corporate
3 734
8 230
18 828
-
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.

933
2 058
4 707
-
total
933
2 058
4 707
-
Dividends
2 801
6 173
-
-
withholding
770
1 697
-
-
total
770
1 697
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 814
11 281
17 011
12 088
After tax
14 186
14 719
8 989
13 912
Living cost
12 154
12 154
12 154
12 154
Free-cash
2 032
2 565
-3 165
1 758

Estimated living cost  is ₴12154 per week

₴8106
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1037
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴200
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.
₴2811
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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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
₴468
-₴5854
-₴1930
₴2037
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
-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
8 015
communal

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

-
-
-
1 344
social contributions
-
-
-
3 597
total
-
-
-
12 956
Employee

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

24 672
-
20 137
-
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.

215
-
175
-
national
7 585
-
5 811
-
communal

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

1 287
-
1 051
-
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.

1 850
-
1 510
-
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.

1 159
-
946
-
total
12 096
-
9 493
-
Employer

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

24 672
-
20 137
-
surtax
2 798
-
2 283
-
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.

2 186
-
1 784
-
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.

1 517
-
1 238
-
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.

321
-
262
-
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.

360
-
294
-
total
7 182
-
5 861
-
Corporate
-
26 000
-
-
income
-
5 200
-
-
surtax
-
104
-
-
total
-
5 304
-
-
Dividends
-
20 696
-
-
withholding

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

-
6 083
-
-
total
-
6 083
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
19 278
11 387
15 354
12 956
After tax
6 722
14 613
10 646
13 044
Living cost
12 576
12 576
12 576
12 576
Free-cash
-5 854
2 037
-1 930
468

Estimated living cost  is ₴12576 per week

₴8101
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1100
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.
₴3179
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
₴12969
₴14212
₴13615
₴16309
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
-
-
-
26 000
unemployment
-
-
-
48
health
-
-
-
1 383
pensions

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

-
-
-
1 779
income
-
-
-
3 900
total
-
-
-
7 110
Employee
7 841
-
23 641
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

86
-
132
-
income
784
-
2 364
-
pensions

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

688
-
1 056
-
health
361
-
553
-
total
1 919
-
4 105
-
Employer
7 841
-
23 641
-
pensions

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

864
-
1 325
-
health
541
-
830
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

86
-
132
-
unemployment
47
-
72
-
total
1 538
-
2 359
-
Corporate
16 621
26 000
-
-
income
1 662
2 600
-
-
total
1 662
2 600
-
-
Dividends
14 959
23 400
-
-
withholding
748
1 170
-
-
total
748
1 170
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
5 867
3 770
6 464
7 110
After tax
20 133
22 230
19 536
18 890
Living cost
5 921
5 921
5 921
5 921
Free-cash
14 212
16 309
13 615
12 969

Estimated living cost  is ₴5921 per week

₴3916
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴339
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴141
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.
₴1525
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
₴14377
₴16117
₴15023
₴17717
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
-
-
-
26 000
unemployment
-
-
-
48
health
-
-
-
1 383
pensions

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

-
-
-
1 779
income
-
-
-
3 900
total
-
-
-
7 110
Employee
5 976
-
23 641
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

66
-
132
-
income
598
-
2 364
-
pensions

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

525
-
1 056
-
health
275
-
553
-
total
1 464
-
4 105
-
Employer
5 976
-
23 641
-
pensions

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

659
-
1 325
-
health
412
-
830
-
accident

We are using the highest rate at 1.1%.

66
-
132
-
unemployment
36
-
72
-
total
1 173
-
2 359
-
Corporate
18 851
26 000
-
-
income
1 885
2 600
-
-
total
1 885
2 600
-
-
Dividends
16 966
23 400
-
-
withholding
848
1 170
-
-
total
848
1 170
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
5 370
3 770
6 464
7 110
After tax
20 630
22 230
19 536
18 890
Living cost
4 513
4 513
4 513
4 513
Free-cash
16 117
17 717
15 023
14 377

Estimated living cost  is ₴4513 per week

₴2635
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴322
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴120
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.
₴1436
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
₴11444
₴9216
₴10716
₴10215
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
-
-
-
26 000
health
-
-
-
663
social contributions
-
-
-
4 056
income
-
-
-
1 851
total
-
-
-
6 570
Employee
26 522
26 522
26 522
-
income
2 888
2 455
2 542
-
social contributions
1 003
2 201
1 959
-
health
206
451
401
-
total
4 097
5 107
4 902
-
Employer
26 522
26 522
26 522
-
social contributions
1 003
2 201
1 959
-
health
223
491
437
-
total
1 226
2 692
2 396
-
Corporate
12 692
-
-
-
income
1 587
-
-
-
total
1 587
-
-
-
Dividends
11 106
-
-
-
withholding
1 888
-
-
-
total
1 888
-
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
8 798
7 799
7 298
6 570
After tax
17 202
18 201
18 702
19 430
Living cost
7 986
7 986
7 986
7 986
Free-cash
9 216
10 215
10 716
11 444

Estimated living cost  is ₴7986 per week

₴4786
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴783
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.
₴2240
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
₴8243
₴6464
₴7515
₴7014
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
-
-
-
26 000
health
-
-
-
663
social contributions
-
-
-
4 056
income
-
-
-
1 851
total
-
-
-
6 570
Employee
26 522
26 522
26 522
-
income
2 785
2 455
2 542
-
social contributions
1 289
2 201
1 959
-
health
264
451
401
-
total
4 338
5 107
4 902
-
Employer
26 522
26 522
26 522
-
social contributions
1 289
2 201
1 959
-
health
287
491
437
-
total
1 576
2 692
2 396
-
Corporate
8 899
-
-
-
income
1 112
-
-
-
total
1 112
-
-
-
Dividends
7 787
-
-
-
withholding
1 323
-
-
-
total
1 323
-
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
8 349
7 799
7 298
6 570
After tax
17 651
18 201
18 702
19 430
Living cost
11 187
11 187
11 187
11 187
Free-cash
6 464
7 014
7 515
8 243

Estimated living cost  is ₴11187 per week

₴7648
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴874
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴188
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.
₴2478
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
₴4702
₴7099
₴5234
₴9940
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
-
-
-
26 000
health
-
-
-
3 510
social contributions
-
-
-
7 592
income
-
-
-
2 235
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
13 337
Employee
11 708
-
19 403
-
income
1 405
-
2 328
-
social contributions
761
-
1 261
-
health
1 581
-
2 619
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
3 747
-
6 208
-
Employer
11 708
-
19 403
-
social contributions
2 927
-
4 851
-
health
1 054
-
1 746
-
total
3 981
-
6 597
-
Corporate
10 312
26 000
-
-
income
1 959
4 940
-
-
total
1 959
4 940
-
-
Dividends
8 353
21 060
-
-
withholding
1 253
3 159
-
-
total
1 253
3 159
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
10 940
8 099
12 805
13 337
After tax
15 060
17 901
13 195
12 663
Living cost
7 961
7 961
7 961
7 961
Free-cash
7 099
9 940
5 234
4 702

Estimated living cost  is ₴7961 per week

₴5530
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴566
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴157
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.
₴1708
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
₴2853
₴4591
₴3385
₴8091
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
-
-
-
26 000
health
-
-
-
3 510
social contributions
-
-
-
7 592
income
-
-
-
2 235
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
13 337
Employee
14 427
-
19 403
-
income
1 731
-
2 328
-
social contributions
938
-
1 261
-
health
1 948
-
2 619
-
solidarity contribution
-
-
-
-
total
4 617
-
6 208
-
Employer
14 427
-
19 403
-
social contributions
3 607
-
4 851
-
health
1 298
-
1 746
-
total
4 905
-
6 597
-
Corporate
6 668
26 000
-
-
income
1 267
4 940
-
-
total
1 267
4 940
-
-
Dividends
5 401
21 060
-
-
withholding
810
3 159
-
-
total
810
3 159
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 599
8 099
12 805
13 337
After tax
14 401
17 901
13 195
12 663
Living cost
9 810
9 810
9 810
9 810
Free-cash
4 591
8 091
3 385
2 853

Estimated living cost  is ₴9810 per week

₴7296
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴543
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.
₴1802
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
-₴179
-₴49381
-₴49381
-₴49381
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
-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
2 626
pensions
-
-
-
300
municipal
-
-
-
4 535
labour market
-
-
-
2 056
total
-
-
-
9 517
Employee
70 328
70 328
70 328
-
municipal
14 976
14 976
14 976
-
national
8 592
8 592
8 592
-
pensions
100
100
100
-
labour market
5 618
5 618
5 618
-
total
29 286
29 286
29 286
-
Employer
70 328
70 328
70 328
-
pensions
200
200
200
-
labour market
5 626
5 626
5 626
-
municipal
15 000
15 000
15 000
-
national
8 607
8 607
8 607
-
total
29 433
29 433
29 433
-
Corporate
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
-
-
-
-
withholding
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
58 719
58 719
58 719
9 517
After tax
-32 719
-32 719
-32 719
16 483
Living cost
16 662
16 662
16 662
16 662
Free-cash
-49 381
-49 381
-49 381
-179

Estimated living cost  is ₴16662 per week

₴11404
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1474
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴256
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.
₴3528
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
₴5605
₴10325
₴6656
₴12469
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
-
-
-
26 000
health
-
-
-
3 380
pensions
-
-
-
5 200
income
-
-
-
3 484
total
-
-
-
12 064
Employee
9 785
-
19 431
-
unemployment
156
-
311
-
income
1 102
-
3 746
-
pensions
196
-
389
-
total
1 454
-
4 446
-
Employer
9 785
-
19 431
-
pensions
1 957
-
3 886
-
health
1 272
-
2 526
-
unemployment
79
-
155
-
total
3 308
-
6 567
-
Corporate
12 908
26 000
-
-
income
2 582
5 200
-
-
total
2 582
5 200
-
-
Dividends
10 326
20 800
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
7 344
5 200
11 013
12 064
After tax
18 656
20 800
14 987
13 936
Living cost
8 331
8 331
8 331
8 331
Free-cash
10 325
12 469
6 656
5 605

Estimated living cost  is ₴8331 per week

₴5714
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴496
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴168
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.
₴1953
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
₴6062
₴3067
₴2262
₴4505
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

-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
1 805
health
-
-
-
257
municipal
-
-
-
4 634
total
-
-
-
6 696
Employee
18 147
-
21 873
-
unemployment
272
-
328
-
municipal
2 972
-
3 578
-
national
300
-
793
-
pensions
1 225
-
1 477
-
health
135
-
193
-
total
4 904
-
6 369
-
Employer
18 147
-
21 873
-
pensions
3 148
-
3 795
-
health
139
-
168
-
accident
18
-
22
-
unemployment
118
-
142
-
total
3 423
-
4 127
-
Corporate
4 429
26 000
-
-
income
886
5 200
-
-
total
886
5 200
-
-
Dividends

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

2 658
15 600
-
-
municipal
478
2 808
-
-
national
-
245
-
-
total
478
3 053
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
9 691
8 253
10 496
6 696
After tax
16 309
17 747
15 504
19 304
Living cost
13 242
13 242
13 242
13 242
Free-cash
3 067
4 505
2 262
6 062

Estimated living cost  is ₴13242 per week

₴8650
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1274
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴211
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.
₴3108
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
₴4809
₴4391
₴4893
₴2472
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
225
pensions
-
-
-
7 314
social contributions
-
-
-
741
income
-
-
-
1 473
other
-
-
-
806
total
-
-
-
10 559
Employee
13 177
-
19 813
-
income
679
-
1 482
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
376
-
565
-
pensions
1 490
-
2 241
-
total
2 545
-
4 288
-
Employer
13 177
-
19 813
-
pensions
2 165
-
3 255
-
social contributions
39
-
60
-
other
455
-
683
-
health
922
-
1 387
-
unemployment
533
-
802
-
total
4 114
-
6 187
-
Corporate
8 708
26 000
-
-
income
2 438
7 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
2 438
7 280
-
-
Dividends
6 270
18 720
-
-
withholding
802
2 396
-
-
social contributions
1 078
3 220
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
1 880
5 616
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
10 977
12 896
10 475
10 559
After tax
15 023
13 104
15 525
15 441
Living cost
10 632
10 632
10 632
10 632
Free-cash
4 391
2 472
4 893
4 809

Estimated living cost  is ₴10632 per week

₴6166
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1080
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.
₴3184
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
₴3640
₴3339
₴3724
₴1303
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
225
pensions
-
-
-
7 314
social contributions
-
-
-
741
income
-
-
-
1 473
other
-
-
-
806
total
-
-
-
10 559
Employee
14 762
-
19 813
-
income
871
-
1 482
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
421
-
565
-
pensions
1 669
-
2 241
-
total
2 961
-
4 288
-
Employer
14 762
-
19 813
-
pensions
2 425
-
3 255
-
social contributions
45
-
60
-
other
509
-
683
-
health
1 034
-
1 387
-
unemployment
598
-
802
-
total
4 611
-
6 187
-
Corporate
6 628
26 000
-
-
income
1 856
7 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
1 856
7 280
-
-
Dividends
4 773
18 720
-
-
withholding
611
2 396
-
-
social contributions
821
3 220
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
1 432
5 616
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
10 860
12 896
10 475
10 559
After tax
15 140
13 104
15 525
15 441
Living cost
11 801
11 801
11 801
11 801
Free-cash
3 339
1 303
3 724
3 640

Estimated living cost  is ₴11801 per week

₴7441
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴960
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴201
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.
₴3200
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
-₴1218
-₴2350
-₴1134
-₴3555
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
-
health
-
-
-
225
pensions
-
-
-
7 314
social contributions
-
-
-
741
income
-
-
-
1 473
other
-
-
-
806
total
-
-
-
10 559
Employee
21 603
-
19 813
-
income
1 885
-
1 482
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
social contributions
615
-
565
-
pensions
2 443
-
2 241
-
total
4 943
-
4 288
-
Employer
21 603
-
19 813
-
pensions
3 550
-
3 255
-
social contributions
65
-
60
-
other
746
-
683
-
health
1 512
-
1 387
-
unemployment
875
-
802
-
total
6 748
-
6 187
-
Corporate
-
26 000
-
-
income
-
7 280
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
7 280
-
-
Dividends
-
18 720
-
-
withholding
-
2 396
-
-
social contributions
-
3 220
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
5 616
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 691
12 896
10 475
10 559
After tax
14 309
13 104
15 525
15 441
Living cost
16 659
16 659
16 659
16 659
Free-cash
-2 350
-3 555
-1 134
-1 218

Estimated living cost  is ₴16659 per week

₴11275
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1363
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴228
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.
₴3793
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
₴23508
₴22049
₴18568
₴22468
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%.

-
-
-
26 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
260
total
-
-
-
260
Employee
2 789
-
26 000
-
income
558
-
5 200
-
total
558
-
5 200
-
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%.

23 211
26 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
23 211
26 000
-
-
withholding
1 161
1 300
-
-
total
1 161
1 300
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
1 719
1 300
5 200
260
After tax
24 281
24 700
20 800
25 740
Living cost
2 232
2 232
2 232
2 232
Free-cash
22 049
22 468
18 568
23 508

Estimated living cost  is ₴2232 per week

₴1383
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴185
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.
₴602
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
₴22263
₴20571
₴17323
₴21223
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%.

-
-
-
26 000
microenterprise

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

-
-
-
260
total
-
-
-
260
Employee
4 347
-
26 000
-
income
869
-
5 200
-
total
869
-
5 200
-
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%.

21 653
26 000
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Dividends
21 653
26 000
-
-
withholding
1 083
1 300
-
-
total
1 083
1 300
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
1 952
1 300
5 200
260
After tax
24 048
24 700
20 800
25 740
Living cost
3 477
3 477
3 477
3 477
Free-cash
20 571
21 223
17 323
22 263

Estimated living cost  is ₴3477 per week

₴2353
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.
₴862
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
₴4564
₴4635
₴5994
₴122
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.

-
-
-
26 000
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.

-
-
-
226
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.

-
-
-
2 356
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.

-
-
-
4 108
trade
-
-
-
1 430
total
-
-
-
8 120
Employee

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

17 162
-
26 000
-
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.

1 411
-
4 108
-
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.

78
-
226
-
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.

2 356
-
2 356
-
total
3 845
-
6 690
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
8 838
26 000
-
-
trade
1 269
3 731
-
-
income
1 325
3 900
-
-
chamber of commerce
65
90
-
-
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.

73
215
-
-
total
2 732
7 936
-
-
Dividends
6 106
18 064
-
-
withholding
1 395
4 385
-
-
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.

77
241
-
-
total
1 472
4 626
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
8 049
12 562
6 690
8 120
After tax
17 951
13 438
19 310
17 880
Living cost
13 316
13 316
13 316
13 316
Free-cash
4 635
122
5 994
4 564

Estimated living cost  is ₴13316 per week

₴9186
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1433
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴193
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.
₴2504
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
₴7293
₴6539
₴8863
₴2723
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.

-
-
-
26 000
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.

-
-
-
226
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.

-
-
-
2 356
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.

-
-
-
4 108
trade
-
-
-
1 570
total
-
-
-
8 260
Employee

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

13 192
-
26 000
-
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.

369
-
4 108
-
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.

20
-
226
-
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.

2 356
-
2 356
-
total
2 745
-
6 690
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
12 808
26 000
-
-
trade
2 017
4 095
-
-
income
1 921
3 900
-
-
chamber of commerce
71
90
-
-
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.

105
215
-
-
total
4 114
8 300
-
-
Dividends
8 693
17 701
-
-
withholding
2 042
4 294
-
-
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.

113
236
-
-
total
2 155
4 530
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
9 014
12 830
6 690
8 260
After tax
16 986
13 170
19 310
17 740
Living cost
10 447
10 447
10 447
10 447
Free-cash
6 539
2 723
8 863
7 293

Estimated living cost  is ₴10447 per week

₴6572
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1218
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.
₴2462
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
₴4121
₴4336
₴5760
-₴514
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.

-
-
-
26 000
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.

-
-
-
226
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.

-
-
-
2 356
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.

-
-
-
4 108
trade
-
-
-
1 639
total
-
-
-
8 329
Employee

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

17 491
-
26 000
-
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.

1 503
-
4 108
-
surtax

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

82
-
226
-
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.

2 356
-
2 356
-
total
3 941
-
6 690
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
8 509
26 000
-
-
trade
1 399
4 277
-
-
income
1 276
3 900
-
-
chamber of commerce
64
89
-
-
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.

70
215
-
-
total
2 809
8 481
-
-
Dividends
5 699
17 520
-
-
withholding
1 293
4 249
-
-
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
234
-
-
total
1 364
4 483
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
8 114
12 964
6 690
8 329
After tax
17 886
13 036
19 310
17 671
Living cost
13 550
13 550
13 550
13 550
Free-cash
4 336
-514
5 760
4 121

Estimated living cost  is ₴13550 per week

₴9062
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1429
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.
₴2856
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
₴1800
₴2694
₴3509
-₴2898
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.

-
-
-
26 000
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.

-
-
-
226
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.

-
-
-
2 356
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.

-
-
-
4 108
trade
-
-
-
1 709
total
-
-
-
8 399
Employee

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

20 729
-
26 000
-
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.

2 438
-
4 108
-
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.

134
-
226
-
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.

2 356
-
2 356
-
total
4 928
-
6 690
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
5 271
26 000
-
-
trade
904
4 459
-
-
income
791
3 900
-
-
chamber of commerce
60
89
-
-
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.

43
215
-
-
total
1 798
8 663
-
-
Dividends
3 474
17 338
-
-
withholding
738
4 203
-
-
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.

41
231
-
-
total
779
4 434
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
7 505
13 097
6 690
8 399
After tax
18 495
12 903
19 310
17 601
Living cost
15 801
15 801
15 801
15 801
Free-cash
2 694
-2 898
3 509
1 800

Estimated living cost  is ₴15801 per week

₴11540
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1264
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴206
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.
₴2792
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
₴6427
₴7510
₴5852
₴8607
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
405
unemployment
-
-
-
79
health
-
-
-
1 846
pensions
-
-
-
5 200
income
-
-
-
4 296
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
11 826
Employee
11 616
-
21 479
-
unemployment
808
-
1 495
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
1 947
-
4 043
-
surtax
41
-
361
-
pensions
775
-
1 433
-
health
297
-
548
-
total
3 868
-
7 880
-
Employer
11 616
-
21 479
-
pensions
1 549
-
2 863
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
528
-
977
-
unemployment
369
-
681
-
total
2 446
-
4 521
-
Corporate
11 939
26 000
-
-
income
3 104
6 760
-
-
total
3 104
6 760
-
-
Dividends
8 835
19 240
-
-
withholding
1 325
2 886
-
-
total
1 325
2 886
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
10 743
9 646
12 401
11 826
After tax
15 257
16 354
13 599
14 174
Living cost
7 747
7 747
7 747
7 747
Free-cash
7 510
8 607
5 852
6 427

Estimated living cost  is ₴7747 per week

₴4677
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴674
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴180
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.
₴2217
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
₴6563
₴7669
₴5988
₴8743
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
-
-
-
26 000
surtax
-
-
-
405
unemployment
-
-
-
79
health
-
-
-
1 846
pensions
-
-
-
5 200
income
-
-
-
4 296
other
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
11 826
Employee
11 406
-
21 479
-
unemployment
794
-
1 495
-
other
-
-
-
-
income
1 912
-
4 043
-
surtax
37
-
361
-
pensions
761
-
1 433
-
health
291
-
548
-
total
3 795
-
7 880
-
Employer
11 406
-
21 479
-
pensions
1 521
-
2 863
-
other
-
-
-
-
health
519
-
977
-
unemployment
361
-
681
-
total
2 401
-
4 521
-
Corporate
12 193
26 000
-
-
income
3 170
6 760
-
-
total
3 170
6 760
-
-
Dividends
9 023
19 240
-
-
withholding
1 354
2 886
-
-
total
1 354
2 886
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
10 720
9 646
12 401
11 826
After tax
15 280
16 354
13 599
14 174
Living cost
7 611
7 611
7 611
7 611
Free-cash
7 669
8 743
5 988
6 563

Estimated living cost  is ₴7611 per week

₴4654
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴702
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴175
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.
₴2079
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
₴11165
₴7987
₴8225
₴7843
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
-
-
-
26 000
unemployment
-
-
-
390
health
-
-
-
1 820
pensions
-
-
-
2 600
income
-
-
-
3 178
total
-
-
-
7 988
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.

9 884
3 934
21 757
-
unemployment
148
59
326
-
income
1 208
481
2 660
-
pensions
988
393
2 176
-
health
692
275
1 523
-
total
3 036
1 208
6 685
-
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.

9 884
3 934
21 757
-
pensions
1 927
767
4 243
-
total
1 927
767
4 243
-
Corporate
14 189
21 299
-
-
income
1 277
1 917
-
-
total
1 277
1 917
-
-
Dividends
12 912
19 382
-
-
withholding
2 453
3 683
-
-
social contributions
2 473
3 735
-
-
total
4 926
7 418
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 166
11 310
10 928
7 988
After tax
14 834
14 690
15 072
18 012
Living cost
6 847
6 847
6 847
6 847
Free-cash
7 987
7 843
8 225
11 165

Estimated living cost  is ₴6847 per week

₴4673
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴560
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴137
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.
₴1478
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
-₴782
-₴2235
-₴578
-₴475
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
-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
4 062
pensions
-
-
-
3 120
social contributions
-
-
-
280
municipal
-
-
-
2 621
total
-
-
-
10 083
Employee
25 887
-
22 477
-
municipal
3 197
-
2 722
-
national
4 955
-
4 218
-
pensions
1 035
-
899
-
total
9 187
-
7 839
-
Employer
25 887
-
22 477
-
pensions
2 071
-
1 798
-
social contributions
278
-
242
-
total
2 349
-
2 040
-
Corporate
-
26 000
-
-
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%.

-
5 200
-
-
total
-
5 200
-
-
Dividends
-
20 800
-
-
withholding
-
4 576
-
-
total
-
4 576
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
11 536
9 776
9 879
10 083
After tax
14 464
16 224
16 121
15 917
Living cost
16 699
16 699
16 699
16 699
Free-cash
-2 235
-475
-578
-782

Estimated living cost  is ₴16699 per week

₴11350
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1552
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴250
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.
₴3547
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
-₴481
-₴980
-₴481
-₴1448
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
-
-
-
26 000
social contributions
-
-
-
2 134
income
-
-
-
4 699
total
-
-
-
6 833
Employee
26 980
-
26 000
-
social contributions
2 241
-
2 134
-
income
5 091
-
4 699
-
total
7 332
-
6 833
-
Employer
26 980
-
26 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
26 000
-
-
income
-
3 250
-
-
total
-
3 250
-
-
Dividends
-
22 750
-
-
withholding
-
4 550
-
-
total
-
4 550
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
7 332
7 800
6 833
6 833
After tax
18 668
18 200
19 167
19 167
Living cost
19 648
19 648
19 648
19 648
Free-cash
-980
-1 448
-481
-481

Estimated living cost  is ₴19648 per week

₴14948
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1601
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴188
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.
₴2911
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
-₴597
-₴4654
-₴1957
-₴682
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
-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
4 930
regional
-
-
-
272
social contributions
-
-
-
6 687
municipal
-
-
-
154
total
-
-
-
12 043
Employee
30 654
-
26 000
-
municipal
162
-
138
-
national
5 312
-
4 260
-
social contributions
10 337
-
8 767
-
regional
289
-
238
-
total
16 100
-
13 403
-
Employer
30 654
-
26 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
-
26 000
-
-
nationa
-
6 240
-
-
municipal
-
1 014
-
-
total
-
7 254
-
-
Dividends
-
18 746
-
-
withholding
-
4 874
-
-
total
-
4 874
-
-
Income
26 000
26 000
26 000
26 000
Total tax
16 100
12 128
13 403
12 043
After tax
9 900
13 872
12 597
13 957
Living cost
14 554
14 554
14 554
14 554
Free-cash
-4 654
-682
-1 957
-597

Estimated living cost  is ₴14554 per week

₴10145
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴954
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴223
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.
₴3231
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
₴4546
₴3609
₴3194
₴4375
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
-
-
-
26 000
national
-
-
-
4 930
regional
-
-
-
392
social contributions
-
-
-
6 687
municipal
-
-
-
154
total
-
-
-
12 163
Employee
19 133
-
26 000
-
municipal
101
-
138
-
national
3 031
-
4 260
-
social contributions
6 452
-
8 767
-
regional
258
-
350
-
total
9 842
-
13 515
-
Employer
19 133
-
26 000
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
6 867
26 000
-
-
nationa
1 648
6 240
-
-
municipal
341
1 292
-
-
total
1 989
7 532
-
-
Dividends