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MyGovCost: Love Gov’s Government Cost Calculator

By The Independent Institute

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


The MyGovCost App helps Americans see just how much the federal government is costing them. What MyGovCost App Does:

Calculate your Personal Government Cost: Enter your age, level of educational attainment, and current income to get an estimate of your lifetime federal tax liability and what that money could have earned for you had it been saved and invested. A customized chart breaks down how much you’re paying for each federal spending category, for both the current year and for your lifetime.

Stay informed: Access MyGovCost News & Blog and The Beacon, featuring timely insights on government policy.

Watch Videos: Learn more about how Gov is making life more difficult with high college costs, fewer jobs, rising housing costs, unaffordable healthcare, and privacy.

MyGovCost App 2.0 is featured in Love Gov, the smash-hit series on YouTube that puts a human face on government folly.

What's New in Version 2.1

* Better compatibility with iOS 9
* Bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

Disingenuous at best

These articles and videos are meant to inform the public, but it's done with endless fear mongering. A lot of these points are interesting and under reported, but saying the government is responsible for my debt or drones are hovering above me doesn't meet the parody/comical threshold for me. I love that they want to get more young people involved and aware of government spending, but they are far off the mark when it come to being hip, trendy, ground breaking, or in my opinion nonpartisan. To hide being this one sided, you have to be a lot mor cleaver.

Eye opening

Thanks for creating this app to see how government affects these huge areas of our lives


Eye opening and mind blowing. Entertaining way of compiling facts and statistics to help the average Joe understand government spending.

MyGovCost: Love Gov’s Government Cost Calculator
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 15.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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