The Treasury is a statistic that represents the accumulated financial gain from , GDP and Tourism Income. It is measured in Commonwealth Income. The Credits grows according to the Treasury, which is the Net Weekly Income minus the Gross Weekly Income costs of Maintenanceimprovements, ships and starbases.
Generating Gross Weekly Income
There are three additive components of the : Gross Weekly Income, GDP and, with Tourism Income installed, . The Commonwealth Income and GDP are taxed according to the Tourism Income to yield their contribution to the Tax Rate. Gross Weekly Income
Tourism provides a safe, steady income that grows with . Influence
Commonwealths, introduced in , pay a tribute every week. The is the sum of all tribute payments. Commonwealth Income
A critical part of creating wealth is to minimize spending. For example, just about everything you build requires maintenance. Hence a colony dedicated to ship building has no use for a research building. Clearly it should be destroyed to save the maintenance (and some useful building substituted). Decommissioning ships that are out of date is also reducing maintenance. On a larger scale, judging the size of fleets required for a given task is an important skill to learn so that one does not "overbuild" and spend maintenance for impressive fleets that actually are not being used.
Other ways to increase the Treasury
- Making diplomatic trades
- Selling resources at the Galactic Market from
- Constructing the Aid Economy and Strip Mine projects
- Promoting an Entrepreneur to a Mogul in
- Surveying anomalies
- Studying a wealth relic
- Conquering (looting) planets with the Conqueror ability