Figures based upon 1 EUR = 1 EUR.
In Italy, an income of 30,000.00 EUR / 30,000.00 EUR is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 10,200.00 EUR / 10,200.00 EUR and more than the country's average income of 30,000.00 EUR / 30,000.00 EUR.
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Here are how much some common purchases cost in Italy:
Water Bottle (1.5L) : 0.41 EUR / 0.41 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Milk Bottle (1L) : 1.18 EUR / 1.18 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Pint of Beer : 4.00 EUR / 4.00 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Bread (500g) : 1.48 EUR / 1.48 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Chicken Breasts (1kg) : 7.93 EUR / 7.93 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Petrol UK Gallon : 6.64 EUR / 6.64 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent : 20,000.00 EUR / 20,000.00 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Broadband Internet Monthly : 26.51 EUR / 26.51 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) : 560.09 EUR / 560.09 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City : 127,916.25 EUR / 127,916.25 EUR (Price in Italy converted to EUR)
Part of Europe, Italy covers an area of 294,137 square kilometers.
Italy has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 2,220.58 ($ Billion) from a population of 59,797,978.
A progressive tax system spread over 5 tax bands (PIT), however employees are subject to three types of taxes: PIT (National Income Tax), Regional Income Tax and Municipal Income Tax.
Bands are as follows:
Income between 0 EUR and 15,000 EURO - 23%
Income between 15,000 EUR and 28,000 EURO - 27%
Income between 28,000 EUR and 55,000 EURO - 38%
Income between 55,000 EUR and 75,000 EURO - 41%
Income over 75,000 EURO - 43%
Regional income taxes vary from 0.7% to 3.33% and Municipal taxes vary from 0% to 0.9% - here we will use the average for comparative purposes. (2018).
Social security contributions are 9.19% of gross income and mandatory but contributions are deducted from gross income before calculating taxes. Over 46,630 EUR (capped at 101,427 EUR) there is an additional 1% social security deduction.
There is no personal allowance, but instead a tax credit is subtracted from the tax bill and varies according to income amount:
Income up to 8,000 EUR receives 1,880 EUR tax credit.
Income between 8,000 EUR and 28,000 EUR receives 1,880 EUR tax credit. Reducing as income increases within the band.
Income between 28,000 EUR and 55,000 EUR receives 978 EUR tax credit. Reducing as income increases within the band.
Income above 55,000 EUR receives ZERO tax credit.
Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).
Source: SalaryExplorer.com (Averages from average salaries in major job categories).
Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).
This calculator allows you to calculate income taxes and social contributions equivalent for Italy. You can choose the preferred currency for the input amounts and displayed calculation. For example: If you choose EUR as your preferred currency, then the income entered will be converted to Italy's native currency for the calculation so that correct income equivalent is used. The results will then be shown in EUR and your chosen currency.
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