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comparing france and spain

FranceSpainDifference in Spain
Gross Income 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 9,387.47 EUR / 8,044.10 GBP 8,204.76 EUR / 7,030.64 GBP - 1,013.46 GBP
Net Income 25,622.53 EUR / 21,955.90 GBP 26,805.24 EUR / 22,969.36 GBP + 1,013.46 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 26.8 % 23.4 % - 3.40 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85689803 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85689803 GBP.

In France, an income of 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 14,400.00 EUR / 12,339.33 GBP and less than the country's average income of 45,000.00 EUR / 38,560.41 GBP.

In Spain, an income of 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 12,600.00 EUR / 10,796.92 GBP and more than the country's average income of 24,936.00 EUR / 21,367.61 GBP.

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

FranceSpainDifference in Spain
Water Bottle (1.5L) 0.64 EUR / 0.55 GBP 0.56 EUR / 0.48 GBP - 0.07 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 0.94 EUR / 0.81 GBP 0.77 EUR / 0.66 GBP - 0.15 GBP
Pint of Beer 5.00 EUR / 4.28 GBP 2.00 EUR / 1.71 GBP - 2.57 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.32 EUR / 1.13 GBP 0.94 EUR / 0.81 GBP - 0.32 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 10.37 EUR / 8.89 GBP 5.66 EUR / 4.85 GBP - 4.04 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 5.77 EUR / 4.94 GBP 5.36 EUR / 4.59 GBP - 0.35 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 20,000.00 EUR / 17,137.96 GBP 18,000.00 EUR / 15,424.16 GBP - 1,713.80 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 26.35 EUR / 22.58 GBP 33.31 EUR / 28.54 GBP + 5.96 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 661.74 EUR / 567.04 GBP 551.90 EUR / 472.92 GBP - 94.12 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 163,184.70 EUR / 139,832.65 GBP 89,849.90 EUR / 76,992.20 GBP - 62,840.45 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 12,305 EUR maximum.

Up to 9,807 EUR - 0%.

Between 9,808 EUR and 27,086 EUR - 14%.

Between 27,087 EUR and 72,617 EUR - 30%.

Between 72,618 EUR and 153,783 EUR - 41%.

Above 153,783 EUR - 45%.

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

Social charges - including unemployment benefit, and main pension are 17.95 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, Spain covers an area of 498,595 square kilometers.

Spain has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 1,689.71 ($ Billion) from a population of 46,070,146.

People in resident and working in Spain are liable to pay PIT (Personal Income Tax). A progressive tax system spread over five tax bands ranging from 19% to 45%.

Tax bands are as follow:

Below 12450 EUR - 19%

Between 12450 EUR and 20200 EUR - 24%.

Between 20200 EUR and 35200 EUR - 30%.

Between 35200 EUR and 60000 EUR - 37%.

Above 60000 EUR - 45%.

Personal allowance deduction allowed of 5,550 EUR

Other expenses deduction allowed of 2,000 EUR

Additional allowance deduction of up to 3,700 EUR allowed for incomes below 14,450 EUR

Social contributions are 6.35% for employees plus another 1% for accidents (office work) but varies. They are deductible from gross income for tax purposes.

Source: http://www.agenciatributaria.es/AEAT.internet/en_gb/Inicio.shtml

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 France and Spain 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 Spain'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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