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comparing tax in france with italy

FranceItalyDifference in Italy
Gross Income 35,038.86 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 35,038.86 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 6,417.95 EUR / 5,495.00 GBP 10,791.54 EUR / 9,239.63 GBP + 3,744.63 GBP
Net Income 28,620.91 EUR / 24,505.00 GBP 24,247.32 EUR / 20,760.37 GBP - 3,744.63 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 18.3 % 30.8 % + 12.50 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85619224 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85619224 GBP.

In France, an income of 35,038.86 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 14,400.00 EUR / 12,329.17 GBP and less than the country's average income of 45,000.00 EUR / 38,528.65 GBP.

In Italy, an income of 35,038.86 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 10,200.00 EUR / 8,733.16 GBP and more than the country's average income of 30,000.00 EUR / 25,685.77 GBP.

Here are how much some common purchases cost in France vs Italy:

FranceItalyDifference in Italy
Water Bottle (1.5L) 0.59 EUR / 0.51 GBP 0.40 EUR / 0.34 GBP - 0.17 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 0.94 EUR / 0.80 GBP 1.12 EUR / 0.96 GBP + 0.16 GBP
Pint of Beer 5.50 EUR / 4.71 GBP 4.50 EUR / 3.85 GBP - 0.86 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.30 EUR / 1.11 GBP 1.53 EUR / 1.31 GBP + 0.20 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 10.33 EUR / 8.84 GBP 8.20 EUR / 7.02 GBP - 1.82 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 6.54 EUR / 5.60 GBP 7.00 EUR / 5.99 GBP + 0.39 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 20,000.00 EUR / 17,123.84 GBP 20,350.00 EUR / 17,423.51 GBP + 299.67 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 27.70 EUR / 23.72 GBP 27.60 EUR / 23.63 GBP - 0.09 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 655.51 EUR / 561.24 GBP 596.98 EUR / 511.13 GBP - 50.11 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 215,197.15 EUR / 184,250.13 GBP 118,913.20 EUR / 101,812.56 GBP - 82,437.57 GBP

Part of Europe, France covers an area of 551,000 square kilometers.

France has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 2,736.72 ($ Billion) from a population of 64,938,716.

A progressive tax system split into 5 bands, including a zero-rated band.

Household income is first split into the number of occupants and then each 'split' of the income is taxed according to the tax bands.

Income can be reduced by a 6.8% allowance for social contributions. There is also a deduction 10% for professional costs up to a 12,502 EUR maximum.

Up to 9,964 EUR - 0%.

Between 9,964 EUR and 27,519 EUR - 14%.

Between 27,519 EUR and 73,779 EUR - 30%.

Between 73,779 EUR and 156,224 EUR - 41%.

Above 156,224 EUR - 45%.

An additional contribution of 3 percent on incomes over 250,000 EUR is also applicable.

Social charges are 9.7 percent of salaried income.

Source: https://www.impots.gouv.fr/portail/international

Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).

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

Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).

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: http://www1.agenziaentrate.gov.it/english/revenue_agency/index_revenue.htm

Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).

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

Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).

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This calculator allows you to calculate income taxes and social contributions equivalent for France and Italy 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 France's and Italy'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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