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
₽ 243000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Riga , Latvia
₽87687
₽30569
₽34213
₽44279
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.

-
-
-
194 400
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.

-
-
-
17 024
microenterprise
-
-
-
36 451
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
53 475
Employee
151 224
-
195 825
-
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.

16 635
-
21 540
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
27 876
-
37 004
-
total
44 511
-
58 544
-
Employer
151 224
-
195 825
-
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.

36 430
-
47 175
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
36 430
-
47 175
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Corporate
55 346
243 000
-
-
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%.

11 068
48 601
-
-
total
11 068
48 601
-
-
Dividends

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

44 278
194 399
-
-
total
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-
-
-
Income
243 000
243 000
243 000
243 000
Total tax
92 009
48 601
105 719
53 475
After tax
150 991
194 399
137 281
140 925
Living cost
106 712
106 712
106 712
106 712
Free-cash
44 279
87 687
30 569
34 213

Estimated living cost  is ₽106712 per month

₽65985
Rent. Two to three bedrooms at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽10714
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽2550
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.
₽27461
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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