- Usually taxables. persons, items of property, etc., that are subject to tax.
Origin of taxable
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Examples from the Web for taxable
Item 10 “Taxable refunds”… $1.98 at Safeway for a half gallon of milk that was past its sell-by date.
Item 8a “Taxable interest”… I find my interest in many things waning these days.
To simplify things a bit, the government today doesn't treat employer health insurance as taxable income.Learn to Love the Cadillac Tax
May 29, 2013
The United States collects corporate income tax on all the taxable income of companies headquartered in the United States.Congress to Grill Apple CEO About Taxes
May 21, 2013
The overwhelming majority of taxable sales are local, however, and will be for the foreseeable future.Why is Amazon Supporting an Internet Sales Tax?
May 6, 2013
At all events, either slaves should not be represented, or exports should be taxable.
My property is denied representation, and therefore can not be taxable.
Furthermore, building-association stock is not taxable in most States.Convenient Houses
Louis Henry Gibson
The beverage soon became a necessity of life—a taxable matter.The Book of Tea
What proportion of the taxable property of the county would that have been?Black and White
Timothy Thomas Fortune
- capable of being taxed; able to bear tax
- subject to tax
- (often plural) US a person, income, property, etc, that is subject to tax
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Word Origin and History for taxable
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