- Gross Income
- is the sum of all your earnings before any taxes have been deducted, minus any exemptions.
- Net Income
- is the money you take home after all taxes and contributions have been deducted from your gross salary.
- Tax due
- is the sum of all taxes and contributions that will be deducted from your gross salary. The deductions used in the above salary calculator assume you are not married and you have no dependents.
- Income Tax
- is a progressive tax, meaning that individuals with higher wages will be taxed more than individuals with lower wages. The basic personal allowance is currently 8 400 EUR which will be deducted from the total amount of taxes.
- Social Security Contributions
- is paid on top of earned income. The employer withholds employee's social security contributions at source and remits the total contributions to the social security authorities. The employer pays 35% and the employee pays another 13.07% of his salary.
- Regional Tax
- is a local income tax, ranging from 0% to 9% of the income tax due. Non-residents pay an average 7%.
The information presented on this page is based on the Belgium fiscal regulations for 2019. Visit europa.eu for more details.
The average monthly net salary in Belgium (BE) is around 3 160 EUR, with a minimum income of 1 593 EUR per month. This places Belgium on the 8th place in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, after Australia, but before Austria. Belgium has as well one of the highest levels of taxation in the world with the income tax brackets ranging from 25 to 50 percent.
Belgium has capitalized on its central geographic location and developed an excellent transportation infrastructure with a highly developed transport network consisting of ports, canals, railways, and highways.
Belgium offers a rich cultural experience and it's excellent public transport infrastructure makes it easy to travel around.The country has three official languages: French, Dutch and German.