I have tried to calculate it, and gosh, it is a lot.

The difference between my gross and net salary is about 20%, which means my net salary is 80% of the gross.

Of those 80%, I pay about 16% of taxes, so what I get to 'keep' is about 67% of my gross salary.

Basically said, I work 12 months of the year, and the State gets back four of these months (and let us not talk about the VAT, fuel taxes, council taxes...)

So. For those of you who are working, how many months of your salary go back to the state ?

Cheers,

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