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comparing tax in ireland with new zealand

IrelandNew ZealandDifference in New Zealand
Gross Income 34,069.47 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 58,280.46 NZD / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 6,059.52 EUR / 5,335.73 GBP 11,314.24 NZD / 5,824.03 GBP + 488.30 GBP
Net Income 28,009.95 EUR / 24,664.27 GBP 46,966.22 NZD / 24,175.97 GBP - 488.30 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 17.8 % 19.4 % + 1.60 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.88055376 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 NZD = 0.51475229 GBP.

In Ireland, an income of 34,069.47 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 12,000.00 EUR / 10,566.65 GBP and less than the country's average income of 38,200.00 EUR / 33,637.15 GBP.

In New Zealand, an income of 58,280.46 NZD / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 25,000.00 NZD / 12,868.81 GBP and less than the country's average income of 62,200.00 NZD / 32,017.59 GBP.

Here are how much some common purchases cost in Ireland vs New Zealand:

IrelandNew ZealandDifference in New Zealand
Water Bottle (1.5L) 1.44 EUR / 1.27 GBP 1.84 NZD / 0.95 GBP - 0.32 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 1.05 EUR / 0.92 GBP 2.68 NZD / 1.38 GBP + 0.46 GBP
Pint of Beer 5.00 EUR / 4.40 GBP 8.00 NZD / 4.12 GBP - 0.28 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.54 EUR / 1.36 GBP 2.21 NZD / 1.14 GBP - 0.22 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 8.44 EUR / 7.43 GBP 12.45 NZD / 6.41 GBP - 1.02 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 6.45 EUR / 5.68 GBP 10.00 NZD / 5.15 GBP - 0.53 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 25,000.00 EUR / 22,013.84 GBP 34,990.00 NZD / 18,011.18 GBP - 4,002.66 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 51.73 EUR / 45.55 GBP 84.49 NZD / 43.49 GBP - 2.06 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 1,205.57 EUR / 1,061.57 GBP 1,478.20 NZD / 760.91 GBP - 300.66 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 186,289.95 EUR / 164,038.32 GBP 235,337.90 NZD / 121,140.72 GBP - 42,897.60 GBP

Part of Europe, Ireland covers an area of 68,928 square kilometers.

Ireland has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 324.30 ($ Billion) from a population of 4,749,153.

A progressive tax system split into 2 bands (20% and 40%).

Everything earned after the standard-rate cut off (34,550 EUR in 2018) is charged the higher rate of tax (40% in 2018).

All taxpayers receive a tax credit of 1,650 EUR (2017) to be deducted from the tax bill.

A Universal Social Charge (USC) is also levied on gross income.

USC is applied only to people earning over 13,000 EUR (2018) and is made up of 5 bands in general.

Up to 12,012 EUR - 0.5%.

Between 12,012 EUR and 18,772 EUR - 2.5%.

Between 18,722 EUR and 70,044 EUR - 4.75%.

Between 70,044 EUR and 100,000 EUR - 8%.

Above 100,000 EUR - 8%.

PRSI (Pay related Social Insurance) of 4% is deducted apart from people earning less than 352 EUR per week.

Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money_and_tax/tax/income_tax/how_your_tax_is_calculated.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 Oceania, New Zealand covers an area of 263,135 square kilometers.

New Zealand has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 174.85 ($ Billion) from a population of 4,604,871.

A progressive tax system spread over 4 bands - ranging from 10.5% to 33%.

Tax bands are as follow:

Below 14000 NZD - 10.5%

Between 14000 NZD and 48000 NZD - 17.5%.

Between 48000 NZD and 70000 NZD - 30%.

Above 70000 NZD - 33%.

Statutory accident insurance is payable at a rate of 1.39% of gross income - capped to 126,286 NZD of income.

There is a personal tax credit available for incomes between 24,000 NZD and 48,000 NZD of 520 NZD. This is reduced by 13 cents for each dollar over 44,000 NZD.

Source: http://www.ird.govt.nz/how-to/taxrates-codes/rates/itaxsalaryandwage-incometaxrates.html.

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 Ireland and New Zealand 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 Ireland's and New Zealand'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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