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
₴ 78000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Brussels , Belgium
₴21474
₴26003
₴14009
₴30283
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
-
-
-
78 000
national
-
-
-
31 382
communal

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

-
-
-
4 169
social contributions
-
-
-
8 518
total
-
-
-
44 069
Employee

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

24 438
-
60 412
-
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.

213
-
526
-
national
7 513
-
22 899
-
communal

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

1 275
-
3 151
-
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.

1 833
-
4 531
-
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.

1 148
-
2 840
-
total
11 982
-
33 947
-
Employer

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

24 438
-
60 412
-
surtax
2 771
-
6 850
-
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.

2 165
-
5 353
-
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.

1 503
-
3 716
-
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.

318
-
786
-
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.

357
-
882
-
total
7 114
-
17 587
-
Corporate
46 449
78 000
-
-
income
9 290
16 785
-
-
surtax
186
336
-
-
total
9 476
17 121
-
-
Dividends
36 973
60 879
-
-
withholding

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

10 968
18 139
-
-
total
10 968
18 139
-
-
Income
78 000
78 000
78 000
78 000
Total tax
39 540
35 260
51 534
44 069
After tax
38 460
42 740
26 466
33 931
Living cost
12 457
12 457
12 457
12 457
Free-cash
26 003
30 283
14 009
21 474

Estimated living cost  is ₴12457 per week

₴8024
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1089
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.
₴3149
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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