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comparing tax in australia with united arab emirates

AustraliaUnited Arab EmiratesDifference in United Arab Emirates
Gross Income 56,786.19 AUD / 30,000.00 GBP 142,235.55 AED / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 11,138.24 AUD / 5,884.30 GBP 0.00 AED / 0.00 GBP - 5,884.30 GBP
Net Income 45,647.95 AUD / 24,115.70 GBP 142,235.55 AED / 30,000.00 GBP + 5,884.30 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 19.6 % 0 % - 19.60 %.

Figures based upon 1 AUD = 0.52829746 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 AED = 0.21091773 GBP.

In Australia, an income of 56,786.19 AUD / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 31,000.00 AUD / 16,377.22 GBP and less than the country's average income of 72,000.00 AUD / 38,037.42 GBP.

In United Arab Emirates, an income of 142,235.55 AED / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 14,400.00 AED / 3,037.22 GBP and less than the country's average income of 160,489.00 AED / 33,849.98 GBP.

Here are how much some common purchases cost in Australia vs United Arab Emirates:

AustraliaUnited Arab EmiratesDifference in United Arab Emirates
Water Bottle (1.5L) 1.79 AUD / 0.95 GBP 1.75 AED / 0.37 GBP - 0.58 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 1.46 AUD / 0.77 GBP 5.42 AED / 1.14 GBP + 0.37 GBP
Pint of Beer 8.00 AUD / 4.23 GBP 40.00 AED / 8.44 GBP + 4.21 GBP
Bread (500g) 2.52 AUD / 1.33 GBP 3.70 AED / 0.78 GBP - 0.55 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 10.24 AUD / 5.41 GBP 23.02 AED / 4.86 GBP - 0.55 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 6.68 AUD / 3.53 GBP 10.32 AED / 2.18 GBP - 1.35 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 25,000.00 AUD / 13,207.44 GBP 80,000.00 AED / 16,873.42 GBP + 3,665.98 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 74.02 AUD / 39.10 GBP 360.34 AED / 76.00 GBP + 36.90 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 1,679.85 AUD / 887.46 GBP 5,016.73 AED / 1,058.12 GBP + 170.66 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 264,251.05 AUD / 139,603.16 GBP 311,846.85 AED / 65,774.03 GBP - 73,829.13 GBP

Part of Oceania, Australia covers an area of 7,700,519 square kilometers.

Australia has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 1,188.76 ($ Billion) from a population of 24,641,662.

A progressive tax system spread over 5 bands - ranging from 0% to 45%.

2019 Tax bands are as follow:

Below 18200 AUD - 0%

Between 18200 AUD and 37000 AUD - 19%.

Between 37000 AUD and 90000 AUD - 32.5%.

Between 90000 AUD and 180000 AUD - 37%.

Above 180000 AUD - 45%.

There are no social security contributions. A Medicare (National Health Scheme) levy is calculated on taxable income of 2% - raised to 3%, 3.5% for higher incomes.

Source: https://www.ato.gov.au.

Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).

Source: SalaryExplorer.com (Averages from average salaries in major job categories).

Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).

Part of Asia, United Arab Emirates covers an area of 106,574 square kilometers.

United Arab Emirates has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 667.21 ($ Billion) from a population of 83,609.

There is no personal income tax legislation.

Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).

Source: SalaryExplorer.com (Averages from average salaries in major job categories).

Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).

Help

This calculator allows you to calculate income taxes and social contributions equivalent for Australia and United Arab Emirates and allow comparison between both. You can choose the preferred currency for the input amounts and displayed calculation. For example: If you choose GBP as your preferred currency, then the income entered will be converted to Australia's and United Arab Emirates's native currencies for the calculation so that correct income equivalent is used. The results will then be shown in the native currencies and GBP.

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