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
$ 900
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Barcelona , Spain
$81
$59
$53
$178
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
-
-
-
900
unemployment
-
-
-
6
income
-
-
-
148
other
-
-
-
1
accident
-
-
-
8
pensions
-
-
-
255
total
-
-
-
418
Employee
592
-
682
-
unemployment
9
-
11
-
pensions
28
-
32
-
income
125
-
150
-
other
1
-
1
-
total
163
-
194
-
Employer
592
-
682
-
pensions
140
-
161
-
accident
12
-
14
-
unemployment
33
-
38
-
other
5
-
5
-
total
190
-
218
-
Corporate
120
900
-
-
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.

18
135
-
-
total
18
135
-
-
Dividends
102
765
-
-
withholding
19
158
-
-
total
19
158
-
-
Income
900
900
900
900
Total tax
390
293
412
418
After tax
510
607
488
482
Living cost
429
429
429
429
Free-cash
81
178
59
53

Estimated living cost  is $429 per week

$316
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.
$77
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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