How are taxes and salaries in Romania compared to the west?

How do taxes in Romania compare with those in the West, is it true that we pay more and earn less than those in France, UK or Germany? Let’s see:

  • England, UK, average annual salary £ 31,300 (€ 37,250). The first £ 12570 earned are not taxed. Only from what you earn over 12 thousand, up to 50270, 20% tax is taken by the British government. If one of the partners earns less than 12570 per year, the other has a tax reduction. National minimum wage: £ 9.5 per hour (€ 11.3), or roughly £ 1600 per month;
UK income taxes
  • France, EU – the average annual salary in 2021 was € 39,300. The first € 10084 are not taxed, from what is over 10 thousand to 25710, 11% is taken, and from what is over 25 thousand to 73 thousand, 30% is taken by the French government. In France, the tax is calculated on the combined income of the family, each adult is considered as a unit, and each child as a half of unit. So, if you have a family consisting of 2 adults and one child, and only one of the partners works, his annual income will be divided by 2.5, and then it is observed where he falls within the tax grid. It’s quite possible that he ends up paying no taxes at all. The national minimum wage in France is € 10.25 per hour, or about € 1763 per month;
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TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL AND AUTHENTIC CITIES IN EUROPE TO VISIT

After visiting a large part of Europe, I present you my top 10 of the most beautiful cities that have left a memorable impression. The top is composed only of the cities I visited, I’m sure there are other beautiful cities out there that I have not yet had the chance to visit. For these I’m waiting for your suggestions in the comments section. We have included only the cities that have preserved their character and authentic beauty, not including those who have sacrificed their personality just for the sake of tourism (I can give Venice as an example of this)

10 Paris – France

I wasn’t sure if this city deserves to be included in the top because it can also easily be included in the list of the most overrated cities to visit and depending on the area you stay, it can also be included in the list of the most dangerous cities to visit. In principle, the French capital lives on the laurels of the past, but although the city of lights doesn’t shine so bright as it used to, it is still quite bright and appealing. The central area that you see as a tourist is still very beautiful and an example of urban planning to be looked up to. Also, the city offers a very large concentration of attractions that will keep you busy for at least a week, so it’s always a safe bet for a successful holiday. Protests, strikes and locals who do not speak English and who do not stand criticism towards their city or their country, all make sure you get a really authentic experience. (see London vs Paris article HERE.)

9 Valletta – Malta

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Bremen – Germany review

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Bremen un orasel frumos de pe raul Weser localizat in umbra vecinului mai mare Hamburg cu un port micut dar mai important cu un centru istoric intact neafectat de masivele bombardamente din al doilea razboi mondial. Orasul a fost intotdeauna un centru important de negot in liga Hanseatica si astazi este un obiectiv turistic foarte popular in zona , deasemenea Bremen este casa fabricii BECK’S , cheia orasului fiind si simbolul binecunoscutei beri. Centrul istoric este atractia principala , numeroasele stradute inguste si frumos renovate , pline de cafenele dar strabatute de tramvaie super moderne creeaza o atmosfera pentru vizitatori. Am avut placuta surpriza de a bea aici bere (Beck’s bineinteles) la doar 2,5 EUR in centrul orasului intr-un bar unde se si fuma inauntru , ceea ce pentru Germania este o raritate.  Deasemenea si lumea mi s-a parut super de treaba , in special oamenii de la Seamen’s mission.

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