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
₴ 84000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Berlin , Germany
₴30945
₴38908
₴28969
₴35092
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.

-
-
-
84 000
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.

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-
-
2 166
trade
-
-
-
9 939
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.

-
-
-
29 087
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.

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-
-
1 600
total
-
-
-
42 792
Employee

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

15 774
-
84 000
-
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.

2 166
-
2 166
-
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.

72
-
1 600
-
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.

1 297
-
29 087
-
total
3 535
-
32 853
-
Employer
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
-
Corporate
68 226
84 000
-
-
trade
9 791
12 054
-
-
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.

563
693
-
-
chamber of commerce
148
171
-
-
income
10 234
12 600
-
-
total
20 736
25 518
-
-
Dividends
47 490
58 481
-
-
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.

646
798
-
-
withholding
11 752
14 500
-
-
total
12 398
15 298
-
-
Income
84 000
84 000
84 000
84 000
Total tax
36 669
40 816
32 853
42 792
After tax
47 331
43 184
51 147
41 208
Living cost
12 239
12 239
12 239
12 239
Free-cash
35 092
30 945
38 908
28 969

Estimated living cost  is ₴12239 per week

₴8443
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₴1317
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.
₴2302
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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