Our net contribution to the EU has averaged approx £8b since 2013.
Last year, our overall deficit with the EU was £31b. although why you're comparing public money to business finance is anyone's guess.
"A report last week"?
If we're going to do that financial comparison however, let's consider what's likely to happen should we leave the SM/CU, using the calculations of a committed Brexiter & former Special Advisor to Downing St.
Raoul Ruparel & his team:
"What we found is that, in the
(equivalent to £25b/year)
In other words, your clever plan may, according to your own side, cost the UK a net £17b+ per year.
On top of that, we'll get hit with tarrifs and have to renegotiate FTA's