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
₽ 250500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Riga , Latvia
₽93613
₽34633
₽39001
₽50169
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.

-
-
-
200 400
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.

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-
-
17 036
microenterprise
-
-
-
37 575
income
-
-
-
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
-
-
-
54 611
Employee
151 331
-
201 870
-
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.

16 647
-
22 207
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
income
27 896
-
38 242
-
total
44 543
-
60 449
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Employer
151 331
-
201 870
-
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.

36 456
-
48 630
-
surtax
-
-
-
-
total
36 456
-
48 630
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Corporate
62 713
250 500
-
-
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%.

12 544
50 099
-
-
total
12 544
50 099
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-
Dividends

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

50 169
200 401
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-
total
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-
Income
250 500
250 500
250 500
250 500
Total tax
93 543
50 099
109 079
54 611
After tax
156 957
200 401
141 421
145 789
Living cost
106 788
106 788
106 788
106 788
Free-cash
50 169
93 613
34 633
39 001

Estimated living cost  is ₽106788 per month

₽66032
Rent. Two to three bedrooms at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽10721
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽2552
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.
₽27481
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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