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Yes. You will probably have a relatively small flat relatively far from the city center, but there are plenty of families getting by on much less. You will pay very approximately 5k € in taxes and 10k € in mandatory health insurance and pension etc. That leaves 35k € as payout, about 2,900 € per month. Add the children's allowance mentioned by kriscorbus ...


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51k Euros is enough to live, but not enough to save (OK, it depends on your habits and life expectations). Germany has complex taxation system. I hope this HowToGermany page helps to get an overview. There are several benefits in taxation system for parents, like children's allowance. In your case 194 Euros per month per child, results in additional 4656 ...


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From ihk24.de Staatsbürger aus allen EU-Mitgliedstaaten sowie aus Island, Norwegen und Liechtenstein genießen volle Niederlassungsfreiheit in Deutschland ohne Einschränkungen. Dies gilt im Unterschied zur Dienstleistungsfreiheit und zur Arbeitnehmerfreizügigkeit auch für das neue EU-Mitglied Kroatien Free translation: In contrast to the freedom ...


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Yes, as a permanent resident you should be able to register your own company. There are various legal forms, and sometimes it's not clear what is the best choice for conducting a business. You should better consult with tax consultant what is the best option for your case. Also check the following site, which describes various things concerning freelancers ...


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Numbeo's comparison site is usually useful, and it already shows a lot of aspects you have to consider when moving between countries. Here is an example comparing Budapest, Hungary with London, UK. It doesn't check everything though, as there might be huge gaps between what is offered by a government in one country for free, that will cost you a lot of ...


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The proposed salary is almost spot on what is referred to as 'modaal inkomen', or the median income: the most common income in the country. Therefore, you should be able to live on this salary just fine! But it really all depends on your lifestyle, of course. Keep in mind there are other things that will be taken out of your salary too, like in most ...


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AED 10,000 may be a lot in your country, but here you shouldn't convert it to your currency every time you buy something, because it might be 3 times more expensive, unless you really make your own food every day and drink mostly water. For rent, if that is not included it can reach up to AED 5000pm for low-to-middle class 1 bedroom. For sharing rooms it ...


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Generally excellent source for such information is Glassdoor. They provide information on salaries and reviews of companies. It's especially useful for US based companies, but provides some info for companies elsewhere. As for your particular case, it seems that for web developer in Calgary range is $44,000 - $70,000 with median of $55,000 (Canadian ...


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I live in Calgary and in the IT industry, 23 years old, finished my degree in computer science in May 2013. Between me and my friends, working in Calgary with a software engineering/computer science degree, recently out of university, I would say that the average is $60-65k a year. I make a bit more than this, but I got lucky. I would say that $65k is ...


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Question #1: Can you make it on $500? Short answer: It's going to be tight, but yes. Question #2: Can you save a reasonable amount of money? Probably not. Salary after tax Before we start, we need to calculate the amount of tax you will pay. As of 2016, 500$ equals ~12100CZK, which after tax would be ~10400CZK. I'll be using the Czech currency from now ...


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The lowest legal housing I've seen for individual rent was 3000AED, which are individual semi-temporary structures on Sadiyaat Island in Abu Dhabi. But if you are willing to share accommodation, you will very likely find much nicer for the same amount. I have a friend with the exact same salary as you're describing, and she does quite well for herself. ...


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Best talk to an tax expert, as Informatiker you could meet the criteria for becoming a "Freiberufler". This has several legal and tax benefits, but requires fulfillment of very strict conditions. If you explain more what you plan to do as your business model maybe we can give more input.


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I've moved around a lot, between countries and cities. One of the most convenient 'real' sources is Expatistan. It allows you to compare COL between two cities, which is much more useful than UN indices of countries. It takes real prices from people and summarises them in food, housing, clothes, transportation, personal care and entertainment. I've used ...


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You would be able to get by, but not save anything, I would think. I live alone, my salary is ~3,850 before taxes, I enjoy the 30% ruling, and manage to save about 1,000 EUR per month or so. I rent a 1.5-bedroom apartment for 1,275 EUR a month, ride a bike to work, and I'm pretty frugal in my expenses (I think), except for a visit to my home country every ...


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This question is perhaps slightly too broad to give a definitive yes/no answer, as it highly depend on your personal circumstances and preference which I acknowledge that it is impossible to enumerate in a question. I will instead provide where you can obtain more information as part of your research. Income The estimates from Greater London Authority ...


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Firstly, Amsterdam is a fantastic city and the Netherlands is a great place to live. :-) EUR 52k per year gross is around EUR 2900 per month net. That's a decent salary in the Netherlands and somewhat above the average, but accommodation in Amsterdam is expensive. To give you some idea of costs - if you're renting a place on your own, you won't find much ...


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Take the one with shorter travel distance. This exact issue has been disused on vlogbrothers by Hank quite recently Sources (taken from vlogbrothers): Homeownership doesn't increase happiness: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/14/rea... Short Commute = $40,000 raise http://www.npr.org/2011/10/19/1415144... Commuting Linked to Lower Life ...


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Even within mentioned life style there are dozen of possibilities so you must assume that below calculations may vary even up to 50% based on real situation. However, you may expect (for Katowice and nearby cities and for single person): Basic monthly costs: 1000 PLN (225 EUR) for food, assuming your own preparation mostly, from 1000 PLN (225 EUR) for ...


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I think this cannot really be answered, as it depends on your style of living. There are millions of people in spain that live on less than 1000 €, so obviously it is possible. If you are willing to do with that level, only you can answer.


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There is some general information on this site about the cost of living in Abu Dhabi. In particular, about the cost of accommodation: No matter one's social status, the costs associated with accommodation in Abu Dhabi are outrageous. Expats should anticipate their largest expense to be housing; rent can take up nearly 50 percent of a monthly salary. ...


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Others have already told you that the answer is positive. I'd like to add a few points: As an expat, life is usually more expensive because one lacks the cultural knowlege how/where to cut costs, e.g. which food is more or less expensive. Eating out is expensive in Germany, cooking from basic ingredients is much cheaper, even if you go for better ...


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The worrying word here is 'potential'. You make it sound like you are unemployed, and you are thinking of moving to Bangkok with the hope of landing yourself a job. As a foreigner in Thailand, getting a legal job is very difficult. If you have never lived in Thailand before, your chances of getting a job are very slim indeed. Do NOT consider working ...


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Numbeo gives some estimates about prices of food, renting apartments etc. in Al-Khobar. Based on that you can estimate your monthly needs. You can also compare cost of living between chosen cities to compare prices with your current lifestyle. Their estimates seems to be fresh and updated, as they say These data are based on 487 entries in the past 18 ...


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From my experience, most providers do have the option for only Internet, you might just need to dig a little deeper into their websites. You can use this site to compare prices between different providers. https://www.breedbandwinkel.nl/expats Personally, I have a contract with XS4All and I can say that the speed I am getting is quite consistent with ...


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I will try to give you a general idea first and then try to answer the specifics. Internet providers can be broken up into three main categories in Canada. 1) The Big 4 - Bell, Rogers, Telus, Shaw: Bell and Rogers seem to be the biggest provider in Canada with Telus only being available in BC and AB. Beware of these companies as these companies are known ...


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This really depends. Taxes are lower in Germany but Munich has become very expensive to live in, even compared to Oslo. However, Norway includes its health insurance and better pension benefits in its taxes which come on top in Germany. Oslo is much smaller than Munich, therefore commutes are typically shorter but this depends on where you would live and ...


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Of course the definition of 'comfortably' may be very subjective, but my assessment would be: It would work out; i.e. you would be able to sustain your family the way you describe it, but not a lot more than that. Housing is redicilously expensive in London and depending on where you are coming from (what part of the world) you may find that you get very ...


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Quite a subjective question. You can find out the cost of living using a few websites: Rightmove.co.uk for accommodation Tesco.co.uk to get an idea of cost of groceries moneysavingexpert.com/tax-calculator to find your post-tax salary


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It's hard to know what your standard of living requirements are, but your company could tell you what salary range this particular job is paying. To estimate your main costs, housing and tax, have a look at www.Rightmove.co.uk and https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/tax-calculator/


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