disposable income


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disposable income

n
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

dispos′able in′come


n.
personal income that remains after taxes and expenses are paid.
[1945–50]

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.

disposable income

The money an individual has left to spend after all direct taxes have been deducted.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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Indebted households' disposable income increased 13 percent over the past three years but their payment burden of principal and interest surged nearly 60 percent, a Bank of Korea analysis shows.
DISPOSABLE income has soared in Birmingham, according to new research which suggests households have an average of PS13,600 a year to spend on what they want.
Whilst house prices and the W current market may have some impact, could it not also be the fact that they would rather spend their disposable income on mobile phone contracts, Sky TV packages, overpriced designer cloths foreign holidays and fashionable tattoos?
WALES is the only part of Great Britain in which disposable income in every area of the nation is below the UK average, according to latest figures released yesterday.
HOUSEHOLDS' disposable income fell for the first time in almost 30 years, official figures revealed, overshadowing news that the economy shrank by less than previously thought.
Summary: The amount of disposable income families had fell for the ninth consecutive month during September, new research has indicated.
While the figure was up by PS158 compared to 2016, that is the lowest amount of disposable income in the UK.
Analysts saw Q2 personal income growth of a revised 5.5% (was 5.4%) for total income and 4.8% (was 4.9%) for disposable income, after big respective Q1 rates of 6.2% (was 6.1%) for total income and 4.9% (was 4.8%) for disposable income.
By ANNIE GOUK THE richest people in the country have more than five times as much disposable income as the poorest - and the gap has seen almost no improvement over the last 10 years.
This is your 'disposable income,' and it's what you'll have available to clear your debt.
In particular, if you have any of the following, you should consider speaking to a money adviser: More going out than coming in, according to your budget Not enough disposable income to cover your minimum debt repayments Arrears on any of your 'priority' household bills such as mortgage, rent, council tax or utilities.
Consumer sentiment towards disposable income and levels of debt fell by five and four percentage points year on year, respectively.

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