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1. Not subject to taxation, as the capital or income of a philanthropic organization.
2. Producing interest that is exempt from income tax: tax-exempt bonds.
A tax-exempt security.
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1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (of an income or property) exempt from taxation
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (of an asset) earning income that is not subject to taxation
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1. not subject or liable to taxation.
2. providing income that is not taxable.
3. a tax-exempt security.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a security that is not subject to taxation
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities" - (of goods or funds) not taxed; "tax-exempt bonds"; "an untaxed expense account"
nontaxable, exempt - (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation; "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
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[ˌtæksɪgˈzempt] ADJ (US) → exento de impuestos, libre de impuestos
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