[ pree-taks ]
/ priˈtæks /
prior to the payment of taxes: pretax income; bonds earning 12 percent pretax.
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Yet Boeing has paid zero federal income taxes in the past decade, despite bringing in $32 billion of pretax profits.Obama’s Cut to the Corporate Tax Rate Is a Crafty Political Ploy|Nomi Prins|February 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST