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IrelandSpainDifference in Spain
Gross Income 33,984.48 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 33,984.48 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 6,038.49 EUR / 5,330.51 GBP 7,844.35 EUR / 6,924.65 GBP + 1,594.14 GBP
Net Income 27,945.99 EUR / 24,669.49 GBP 26,140.13 EUR / 23,075.35 GBP - 1,594.14 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 17.8 % 23.1 % + 5.30 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.88275589 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.88275589 GBP.

In Ireland, an income of 33,984.48 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 12,000.00 EUR / 10,593.07 GBP and less than the country's average income of 38,200.00 EUR / 33,721.27 GBP.

In Spain, an income of 33,984.48 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 12,600.00 EUR / 11,122.72 GBP and more than the country's average income of 24,936.00 EUR / 22,012.40 GBP.

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

IrelandSpainDifference in Spain
Water Bottle (1.5L) 1.34 EUR / 1.18 GBP 0.56 EUR / 0.49 GBP - 0.69 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 0.96 EUR / 0.85 GBP 0.77 EUR / 0.68 GBP - 0.17 GBP
Pint of Beer 5.00 EUR / 4.41 GBP 2.00 EUR / 1.77 GBP - 2.64 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.28 EUR / 1.13 GBP 0.94 EUR / 0.83 GBP - 0.30 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 7.61 EUR / 6.72 GBP 5.66 EUR / 5.00 GBP - 1.72 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 5.95 EUR / 5.25 GBP 5.36 EUR / 4.73 GBP - 0.53 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 23,000.00 EUR / 20,303.39 GBP 18,000.00 EUR / 15,889.61 GBP - 4,413.78 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 42.07 EUR / 37.14 GBP 33.31 EUR / 29.40 GBP - 7.74 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 1,094.86 EUR / 966.49 GBP 551.90 EUR / 487.19 GBP - 479.30 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 133,455.70 EUR / 117,808.81 GBP 89,849.90 EUR / 79,315.53 GBP - 38,493.28 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 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 Ireland 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 Ireland'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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