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
₽ 198500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Riga , Latvia
₽50638
₽4587
₽51938
₽6643
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

As of 1 January, 2018 a microenterprise tax rate for microenterprise turnover of up to €40,000 is 15%. This tax is inclusive of all other taxes and contributions.

Microenterprise tax could also be applied to a company but as the only exception is a limitation of liability, we advise to register as a sole-trader.

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-
-
198 500
social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

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-
-
8 628
microenterprise
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-
-
29 774
income
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-
-
-
surtax
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-
-
-
total
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-
-
38 402
Employee
153 275
-
159 963
-
social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

16 860
-
17 594
-
surtax
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-
-
-
income
28 254
-
29 622
-
total
45 114
-
47 216
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Employer
153 275
-
159 963
-
social contributions

Each person younger than 30 on 1 July, 2001 should make pension contributions to an old-age pension account. We include it in our internal model.

36 924
-
38 537
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
36 924
-
38 537
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Corporate
8 301
198 500
-
-
income

Corporate income tax rate is 20% applicable to the taxable base. However, before applying the statutory rate, the taxable base should be divided by a coefficient of 0.8. As taxable base is increased by the coefficient, the effective corporate income tax rate is 25%.

1 659
39 702
-
-
total
1 659
39 702
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-
Dividends

In Latvia, local dividends are not subject to withholding tax.

6 642
158 798
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-
total
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-
Income
198 500
198 500
198 500
198 500
Total tax
83 697
39 702
85 753
38 402
After tax
114 803
158 798
112 747
160 098
Living cost
108 160
108 160
108 160
108 160
Free-cash
6 643
50 638
4 587
51 938

Estimated living cost  is ₽108160 per month

₽66880
Rent. Two to three bedrooms at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽10859
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽2585
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.
₽27834
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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