Wage payed for employment in Belgium

The wage is an income. Any employment much also contribute to the Belgian social security system..

If the wage is 1.500 euro every month, you will pay around 185 euro for social security. Taxes will be around 250 euro if you don't have any other income. So you will keep about 1065 euro for yourself for your work. If you are in great debt, of this wage only about 50 euro will be availabe for seizure.

Anything of wage above around 1.000 euro that you get, can be used for payments of you debts. You creditor can take by seizure all the income which you have, except for about 1.000 euro of wage.

1.500 euro wage: 185 social security - 250 advance on income tax, you keep in 2004: 1.065 euro (71 percent)

2.000 euro wage: 260 social security - 445 advance on income tax, you keep in 2004: 1.295 euro (64 percent)

3.000 euro wage: 390 social security - 860 advance on income tax, you keep in 2004: 1.750 euro (58 percent)

4.000 euro wage: 525 social security - 1095 advance on income tax, you keep in 2004: 2.380 euro (59 percent)

10.000 euro wage: 1.450 social security - 4.020 advance on income tax, you keep in 2004: 4.530 euro (45 percent)