disposable income

  1. the part of a person's income remaining after deducting personal income taxes.

  2. (in national income accounting) the total disposable income of all consumers.

Origin of disposable income

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for disposable income

disposable income

  1. the money a person has available to spend after paying taxes, pension contributions, etc

  2. the total amount of money that the individuals in a community, country, etc, have available to buy consumer goods

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