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
₴ 26500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₴3100
-₴1102
₴1265
-₴3347
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
-
-
-
26 500
social contributions
-
-
-
3 820
communal

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

-
-
-
1 361
national
-
-
-
8 270
total
-
-
-
13 451
Employee

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

23 118
-
20 525
-
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.

1 086
-
965
-
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.

1 734
-
1 539
-
communal

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

1 206
-
1 070
-
national
7 107
-
6 092
-
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.

201
-
178
-
total
11 334
-
9 844
-
Employer

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

23 118
-
20 525
-
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.

301
-
267
-
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.

337
-
300
-
surtax
2 621
-
2 327
-
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.

1 422
-
1 262
-
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.

2 048
-
1 818
-
total
6 729
-
5 974
-
Corporate
-
26 500
-
-
surtax
-
106
-
-
income
-
5 300
-
-
total
-
5 406
-
-
Dividends
-
21 094
-
-
withholding

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

-
6 210
-
-
total
-
6 210
-
-
Income
26 500
26 500
26 500
26 500
Total tax
18 063
11 616
15 818
13 451
After tax
8 437
14 884
10 682
13 049
Living cost
11 784
11 784
11 784
11 784
Free-cash
-3 347
3 100
-1 102
1 265

Estimated living cost  is ₴11784 per week

₴7590
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1030
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₴185
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.
₴2979
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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