The stair Step Plan permits unlimited frontlines and is designed in such a way that a user needs to meet a certain percentage. It gets to a certain level where he can finally breakaway form his up line and is no longer part of the up line organization. As a distributor grows in rank within the company, he continues to earn greater commission with each new rank. The distributor gets to enjoy increasing discounts as he moves from one level to another due to an increase in his sales. In the beginning, there is usually a certain cost he pays but, in order to break away, his downline team and income must be sufficient.