income


income
01. It is generally quite difficult to raise a family on a single [income] in this country today, so very often both parents work full-time.
02. Their combined family [income] is about $50,000 a year.
03. Tax is payable on all [income] received between January 1st and December 31st of this year.
04. Any tips received must be included in your [income] on your tax form.
05. Most of the [income] at their video store comes from rentals of pornography.
06. They live in a housing complex which is subsidized for low [income] families.
07. Our family [income] was lower than usual last year because my wife quit work in August to have our baby.
08. There is a Portuguese proverb which states that good management is better than good [income].
09. Writer Jane Austen once wrote that a large [income] is the best recipe for happiness she ever heard of.
10. Studies show that in this country, the bottom 20 percent of society receive only 4 percent of the national [income].
11. One important indicator of quality of life is the proportion of [income] one has to spend in order to buy food.
12. Your ability to retire in comfort may depend on how wisely you invest a portion of your [income] during your working years.
13. Ten percent of the Russian government's [income] comes from the sale of vodka.
14. Bermuda has the highest per capita [income] in the world, except for the oil-producing countries of the Middle East.
15. In 1915, the average annual family [income] in the United States was $687 a year.
16. Studies show that the world's teenagers consume a disproportionate share of their families' [income].
17. Denmark has the highest rate of [income] tax in the world, at 68%.
18. Studies show that physical inactivity increases with age and is more common among women than men and among those with lower [income] and less education.
19. Someone once joked that if you live within your [income], you'll live without worry - and without a lot of other things.
20. The cost of supporting Vietnam's military takes more than half the nation's [income].
21. In the tourist areas of Spain, [incomes] are on average 20% higher than in the industrial regions.
22. Studies show that when mothers control a greater share of household [income], they tend to invest that money back into their families.

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  • income — in·come n: a gain or recurrent benefit usu. measured in money that derives from capital or labor; also: the amount of such gain received in a period of time an income of $20,000 a year Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • income — (n.) c.1300, entrance, arrival, lit. what enters, perhaps a noun use of the late Old English verb incuman come in, from in (adv.) + cuman to come (see COME (Cf. come)). Meaning money made through business or labor (i.e., that which comes in as a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • income — [n] money earned by work or investments assets, avails, benefits, bottom line*, cash, cash flow, commission, compensation, dividends, drawings, earnings, gains, gravy*, gross, harvest, honorarium, interest, in the black*, livelihood, means, net,… …   New thesaurus

  • income — ► NOUN ▪ money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments …   English terms dictionary

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  • income — The return in money from one s business, labor, or capital invested; gains, profits, salary, wages, etc. The gain derived from capital, from labor or effort, or both combined, including profit or gain through sale or conversion of capital. Income …   Black's law dictionary

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