earned income

amount of money that a person earns by working (taxes owed according to the earnings scale)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • earned income — n: income (as wages, salary, professional fees, or commissions) that results from the personal labor or services of an individual compare unearned income Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Earned Income — Income derived from active participation in a trade or business, including wages, salary, tips, commissions and bonuses. This is the opposite of unearned income. Earned income includes any income that a person or company receives for work they… …   Investment dictionary

  • earned income — noun uncount BUSINESS the money that you earn for doing your job, including your salary, expenses, and any other payments ─ compare UNEARNED INCOME …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • earned income — compensation earned from employment, which includes wages, salary, tips, and compensation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * earned income earned income ➔ income * * * earned income UK US noun [U] TAX ► money that a person or company receives… …   Financial and business terms

  • earned income — The following types of income are treated as earned income: • income from employment; • income from trades, professions, and vocations; • foreign business profits; • patent and copyright income received by the creator; • a proportion of the… …   Accounting dictionary

  • earned income — income from wages, salaries, fees, or the like, accruing from labor or services performed by the earner. Cf. unearned income. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • earned income — noun Etymology: earned from past participle of earn (I) : income (as wages, salary, professional fees, or commissions) that results from the personal labor or services of an individual compare unearned income …   Useful english dictionary

  • earned income — /ɜ:nd ɪnkʌm/ noun income from wages, salaries, pensions, fees, rental income, etc. (as opposed to ‘unearned’ income from investments) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • earned income — UK / US noun [uncountable] business the money that you earn for doing your job, including your salary and any other payments that you receive • See: unearned income …   English dictionary

  • earned income — Fin money generated by an individual’s or an organization’s labor, for example, wages, salaries, fees, royalties, and business profits. See also unearned income …   The ultimate business dictionary

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