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after-tax Syllabification: af·ter-tax

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of after-tax in English:


Relating to income that remains after the deduction of taxes due.
Example sentences
  • Why pay your own doctor and insurance bills with after-tax income when your employer can do it with pre-tax dollars?
  • If you have saved up a deposit and budgeted for all the extra expenses when you move, tot up your existing monthly outgoings and deduct this figure from your after-tax income.
  • The goal of any firm is to maximize its after-tax income.
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