1 the income accruing from taxation to a government during a specified period of time, usually a year
a a government department responsible for the collection of government revenue
b (as modifier)
3 the gross income from a business enterprise, investment, property, etc.
4 a particular item of income
5 something that yields a regular financial return; source of income (C16: from Old French, from revenir to return, from Latin revenire; see revenant)
n (in Britain and New Zealand) a government board that administers and collects major direct taxes, such as income tax, corporation tax, and capital gains tax, (Abbrev.)
n (U.S) government income derived from taxes, etc., within the country
n a small lightly armed boat used to enforce customs regulations and catch smugglers
n a tariff for the purpose of producing public revenue
Diccionario de inglés definición
gain, income, interest, proceeds, profits, receipts, returns, rewards, takings, yield
expenditure, expenses, outgoings
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