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take-home pay

[teyk-hohm] /ˈteɪkˌhoʊm/
the amount of salary remaining after deductions, as of taxes, have been made.
Origin of take-home pay
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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take-home pay

the remainder of one's pay after all income tax and other compulsory deductions have been made
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take-home pay definition

Pay after deductions for taxes, Social Security, insurance, and other services.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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