Finland’s residents may be given a monthly income of $868 – for doing nothing

December 7, 2015 5:54 PM

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Finland’s residents may be given a monthly income of $868 – for doing nothing

Finland's citizens could soon receive tax-free payouts of roughly $868 a month – just for living in the country.

Proposals being drawn up by the Finnish Social Insurance Institution call for a national basic income that would replace other benefit payments, regardless if the recipient is working or not, The Telegraph reports. It's not clear how Finland would shore up enough cash to make the payouts each year, ...

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