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comparing tax in germany with india

GermanyIndiaDifference in India
Gross Income 35,058.21 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 2,781,094.11 INR / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 10,058.86 EUR / 8,607.56 GBP 975,559.53 INR / 10,523.48 GBP + 1,915.92 GBP
Net Income 24,999.35 EUR / 21,392.44 GBP 1,805,534.58 INR / 19,476.52 GBP - 1,915.92 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 28.7 % 35.1 % + 6.40 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85571967 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 INR = 0.01078712 GBP.

In Germany, an income of 35,058.21 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 18,900.00 EUR / 16,173.10 GBP and less than the country's average income of 43,000.00 EUR / 36,795.95 GBP.

In India, an income of 2,781,094.11 INR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 35,620.00 INR / 384.24 GBP and more than the country's average income of 909,474.00 INR / 9,810.61 GBP.

Here are how much some common purchases cost in Germany vs India:

GermanyIndiaDifference in India
Water Bottle (1.5L) 0.34 EUR / 0.29 GBP 27.83 INR / 0.30 GBP + 0.01 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 0.70 EUR / 0.60 GBP 45.81 INR / 0.49 GBP - 0.11 GBP
Pint of Beer 3.50 EUR / 3.00 GBP 120.00 INR / 1.29 GBP - 1.71 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.30 EUR / 1.11 GBP 29.20 INR / 0.31 GBP - 0.80 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 7.34 EUR / 6.28 GBP 216.12 INR / 2.33 GBP - 3.95 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 6.36 EUR / 5.44 GBP 348.97 INR / 3.76 GBP - 1.68 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 20,000.00 EUR / 17,114.39 GBP 800,000.00 INR / 8,629.70 GBP - 8,484.69 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 30.14 EUR / 25.79 GBP 882.80 INR / 9.52 GBP - 16.27 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 702.47 EUR / 601.12 GBP 11,243.07 INR / 121.28 GBP - 479.84 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 167,807.15 EUR / 143,595.88 GBP 3,360,681.80 INR / 36,252.08 GBP - 107,343.80 GBP

Part of Europe, Germany covers an area of 348,621 square kilometers.

Germany has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 3,979.08 ($ Billion) from a population of 80,636,124.

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

Tax bands are as follow:

Below 9168 EUR - 0%

Between 9168 EUR and 55960 EUR - 14%.

Between 55960 EUR and 265326 EUR - 42%.

Above 265326 EUR - 45%.

There is also a solidarity tax surcharge rate of 5.5%.

A default deduction is allowed of 1,000 EUR for work-related expenses.

A tax allowance of 1,000 EUR is applied for employees.

Up to 4,500 maximum is allowed as a deduction for travel expenses to and from work - here we use 2,500 EUR.

Social contributions made by the employee are : Pension 9.35%, Unemployment 1.5%, Health 7.9% and Nursing 1.4%.

These contributions are made as a percentage of the entire gross wage - limited to 52,200 EUR (Health and Nursing) and 76,200 (All Other - West Germany).

Source: http://www.bundesfinanzministerium.de/Web/EN/Issues/Taxation/taxation.html.

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, India covers an area of 2,973,450 square kilometers.

India has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 8,720.51 ($ Billion) from a population of 1,342,512,706.

A progressive tax system consisting of 4 bands with rates ranging from 0% to 30%.

Tax bands are as follow:

Below 250000 INR - 0%

Between 250000 INR and 500000 INR - 5%.

Between 500000 INR and 1000000 INR - 20%.

Above 1000000 INR - 30%.

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 Germany and India 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 Germany's and India'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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