the part of a person's income remaining after deducting personal income taxes.
(in national income accounting) the total disposable income of all consumers.
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Origin of disposable income
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby disposable income
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British Dictionary definitions for disposable income
the money a person has available to spend after paying taxes, pension contributions, etc
the total amount of money that the individuals in a community, country, etc, have available to buy consumer goods
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