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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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The opposite becomes true, however, as household disposable incomes increase.
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People in Wales in 2012 had average disposable incomes of just PS14,623, compared to PS16,267 in Scotland, PS17,066 in England and a UK average of PS16,791.
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Individuals in households with no workers, with a young or old (retirement-aged) head or with children tended to have below-average disposable incomes.
Real disposable incomes had been reduced by a decrease in total hours worked and by the effects of higher energy prices, and major surveys of consumer attitudes in November indicated that consumer confidence remained at depressed levels.
BRITISH households are enduring the longest fall in their disposable incomes for six years as they grapple with rampant inflation and lacklustre wage growth.

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