55k Salary After Tax in Belgium 2021/22

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This Belgium salary after tax example is based on a €55,000.00 annual salary for the 2021 tax year in Belgium using the income tax rates published in the Belgium tax tables. The 55k salary example provides a breakdown of the amounts earned and illustrates the typical amounts paid each month, week, day and hour. This is particularly useful if you need to set aside part of your income in Belgium for overseas tax payments etc.

The table below provides an overview of your wage deductions that you will typically see on a 55k salary in Belgium. You can find exact calculation which show how each of these salary deductions were calculated using income tax rates in Belgium for 2021

Belgium €55,000.00 Income Tax Calculations for 2021
YearlyMonthly4 Weekly2 WeeklyWeeklyDailyHourly%1
Communal tax4,950.00412.50380.77190.3895.1919.572.729.00%
Taxable Income55,000.004,583.334,230.772,115.381,057.69217.3930.22100.00%
Income Tax Due22,205.991,850.501,708.15854.08427.0487.7712.2040.37%
Total Deductions27,155.992,263.002,088.921,044.46522.23107.3414.9249.37%
Salary After Tax27,844.012,320.332,141.851,070.92535.46110.0615.3050.63%

How to calculate income tax in Belgium on €55,000.00

Income tax in Belgium is calculated using income tax rates and thresholds, these are different for resident taxpayers and non-resident taxpayers. In this Salary Example we use the resident tax tables to produce the Belgium salary example, you can calculate non-resident salary examples on the Belgium Tax Calculator.

Belgium Taxable Income Calculation

In order to calculate the amount of income tax due on €55,000.00, we first need to calculate the taxable income on €55,000.00. We do this be calculating specific expenses and allowances, these tax deductible items are then subtracted from the total income (€55,000.00) to produce the taxable income.

Belgium: Taxable Income Calculation 2021
€55,000.00 Annual Income in 2021

=€55,000.00 Your Taxable Income in 2021

Belgium Resident Income Tax Calculation

The table below illustrates how a taxable income of €55,000.00 is applied against the 2021 Income Tax Rates and Thresholds to produce the total income tax due.

Belgium: Resident Income Tax Calculation 2021
€ - €13,540.0025%€3,385.00
+€13,540.01 - €23,900.0040%€4,144.00
+€23,900.01 - €41,360.0045%€7,857.00
+€41,360.01 and over50%€6,819.99

=Total Income Tax Due€22,205.99

About this tax calculation

We used the following information from the Belgium Tax Calculator to work out your salary after tax on your €55,000.00 Salary in 2021. We made estimates for the amount of expenses incurred for education and medical expenses and also the amount you give to charity. These assumptions are for the salary illustration only, you can edit these and produce your own specific salary example using the Belgium Salary After Tax Calculator

Belgium Salary Example Considerations
Tax assessment year2021
Annual Salary€55,000.00
Your Age30
Number of Children0
Number of Children eligible for dependents deduction0
Number of working days you work per year253
Number of hours you work per week35
Number of weeks worked per year for weekly calculation52

Note: This salary example is for a resident of Belgium, if you are a non-resident, you can produce a salary example using the 2021 Belgium Salary Calculator

Belgium Income Tax Rates and Salary Calculators

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