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comparing ireland and united states

IrelandUnited StatesDifference in United States
Gross Income 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP 39,633.00 USD / 30,000.00 GBP - 0.00 GBP
Tax Due 6,394.31 EUR / 5,479.27 GBP 6,157.38 USD / 4,660.80 GBP - 818.47 GBP
Net Income 28,615.69 EUR / 24,520.73 GBP 33,475.62 USD / 25,339.20 GBP + 818.47 GBP
Overall Tax Rate 18.3 % 15.5 % - 2.80 %.

Figures based upon 1 EUR = 0.85689803 GBP.

Figures based upon 1 USD = 0.75694497 GBP.

In Ireland, an income of 35,010.00 EUR / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 12,000.00 EUR / 10,282.78 GBP and less than the country's average income of 38,200.00 EUR / 32,733.50 GBP.

In United States, an income of 39,633.00 USD / 30,000.00 GBP is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 24,694.00 USD / 18,692.00 GBP and less than the country's average income of 60,000.00 USD / 45,416.70 GBP.

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

IrelandUnited StatesDifference in United States
Water Bottle (1.5L) 1.34 EUR / 1.15 GBP 1.77 USD / 1.34 GBP + 0.19 GBP
Milk Bottle (1L) 0.96 EUR / 0.82 GBP 0.87 USD / 0.66 GBP - 0.16 GBP
Pint of Beer 5.00 EUR / 4.28 GBP 4.00 USD / 3.03 GBP - 1.25 GBP
Bread (500g) 1.28 EUR / 1.10 GBP 2.55 USD / 1.93 GBP + 0.83 GBP
Chicken Breasts (1kg) 7.61 EUR / 6.52 GBP 8.55 USD / 6.47 GBP - 0.05 GBP
Petrol UK Gallon 5.95 EUR / 5.10 GBP 2.77 USD / 2.10 GBP - 3.00 GBP
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent 23,000.00 EUR / 19,708.65 GBP 21,497.50 USD / 16,272.42 GBP - 3,436.23 GBP
Broadband Internet Monthly 42.07 EUR / 36.05 GBP 52.61 USD / 39.82 GBP + 3.77 GBP
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) 1,094.86 EUR / 938.18 GBP 1,169.34 USD / 885.13 GBP - 53.05 GBP
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City 133,455.70 EUR / 114,357.93 GBP 77,242.20 USD / 58,468.09 GBP - 55,889.84 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 North America, United States covers an area of 9,144,930 square kilometers.

United States has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 18,561.93 ($ Billion) from a population of 326,474,013.

A progressive tax system spread over 7 bands ranging from 0% to 37%.

2018 Tax bands are as follow:

Below 9525 USD - 10%

Between 9525 USD and 38700 USD - 12%.

Between 38700 USD and 82500 USD - 22%.

Between 82500 USD and 157500 USD - 24%.

Between 157500 USD and 200000 USD - 32%.

Between 200000 USD and 500000 USD - 35%.

Above 500000 USD - 37%.

The standard single person's deduction is 12,000 USD and the personal exemption is now 0 USD (2018).

The PEP provision (personal exemption phaseout) tapers the personal exemption when income is over 261,500 USD. 2% reduction for every 2,500 USD over the limit.

Social security tax is 6.2% on up to 128,700 USD of gross income.

Medicare hospital insurance tax is 1.45% of all gross income - increased to 2.35% on income over 200,000 USD (single person).

Source: https://www.irs.gov/tax-professionals/tax-code-regulations-and-official-guidance.

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 United States 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 United States'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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