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pretax

[pree-taks] /priˈtæks/
adjective, adverb
1.
prior to the payment of taxes:
pretax income; bonds earning 12 percent pretax.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; pre- + tax
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  • Comprehensive household income equals pretax cash income plus income from other sources.
  • Contributions are made pretax through payroll deductions and investment earnings grow tax-deferred.
  • Another metric could be the calculation of the ratio of pretax net income to gross revenues.
  • The income measure used includes pretax cash income plus income from other sources.

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