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1. (Economics) the money a person has available to spend after paying taxes, pension contributions, etc
2. (Economics) the total amount of money that the individuals in a community, country, etc, have available to buy consumer goods
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personal income that remains after taxes and expenses are paid.
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disposable income, discretionary income - Disposable income is money you have left after paying taxes; discretionary income is money left over after paying for rent, food, utilities, and life's other necessities.
See also related terms for rent.
disposable income, surplus income - Disposable income or surplus income is what you have left after taxes and other government obligations—i.e. what you have left to live on.
See also related terms for tax.
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The money an individual has left to spend after all direct taxes have been deducted.
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|Noun||1.||disposable income - income (after taxes) that is available to you for saving or spending|
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
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