New Revenue 56.86%



“A VAT is currently used by 160 out of 193 countries, including every developed nation except the US, because it is a more efficient way of generating revenue with no loopholes . Big companies and rich people are excellent at moving things around to avoid taxes... [and] funnel hundreds of billions in earnings overseas. A VAT makes it impossible for them to benefit from the American people and infrastructure without paying their fair share.” —

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Model based primarily on 2017 statistics due to availability of public data.

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What would you do with an Extra $1,000 a Month?

Andrew Yang is running for President as a Democrat in 2020 to implement the Freedom Dividend. This form of UBI that he is proposing for the United States is a set of guaranteed payments of $1,000 per month, or $12,000 per year, to all U.S. citizens over the age of 18.

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