# Would $1000/mo UBI funded by 10% goods and services tax cause prices to skyrocket, making the divident useless? [duplicate] If everyone in the US was given$1000 per month, paid for by a goods and services tax of 10%, would prices then skyrocket, making the extra money useless?

For example, if I wanted to buy products X, Y, Z in a given month, which each cost \$200, then \$1000 would obviously pay for that. But would merchants all raise their prices drastically higher, since they know everyone has free money and can afford the higher prices? Would this cause so much inflation that the extra \$1000 would effectively become meaningless?

Edit: This question is unique from the possible duplicate, because it specifies an income amount, tax amount, and source of the tax which can be input into economic models to get a specific answer.