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
$ 1550
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Valencia , Spain
$724
$499
$554
$669
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
-
-
-
1 550
unemployment
-
-
-
7
pensions
-
-
-
301
accident
-
-
-
10
other
-
-
-
1
income
-
-
-
362
total
-
-
-
681
Employee
424
-
1 211
-
pensions
20
-
50
-
other
-
-
1
-
unemployment
7
-
16
-
income
82
-
330
-
total
109
-
397
-
Employer
424
-
1 211
-
pensions
100
-
251
-
accident
8
-
21
-
unemployment
23
-
58
-
other
3
-
9
-
total
134
-
339
-
Corporate
991
1 550
-
-
income

The general rate of corporate tax is 25%. The lower rate of 15% is introduced for newly formed companies which applies during the first two years of operation in which taxable profit is made. We use the lower rate in our model.

149
232
-
-
total
149
232
-
-
Dividends
842
1 318
-
-
withholding
174
279
-
-
total
174
279
-
-
Income
1 550
1 550
1 550
1 550
Total tax
566
511
736
681
After tax
984
1 039
814
869
Living cost
315
315
315
315
Free-cash
669
724
499
554

Estimated living cost  is $315 per week

$213
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
$30
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
$6
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.
$67
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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