net earnings
For an employee, earnings left after mandatory withholdings and deductions, such as state and federal income tax and Social Security contributions; sometimes referred to as take-home pay. For a business, earnings less expenses, taxes, and deductions.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & Finances
Category: Business Cash Flow Problems & Bankruptcy
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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