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unearned income

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunearned incomeunearned incomemoney that you receive but did not earn by working unearned
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unearned incomeBut the most striking anomaly of Labour's plans is the way it treats millionaires living off unearned income.No cash, just credit cards, and a guaranteed unearned income.Private productive property provides massive unearned income, and also frequently forms the basis of economic power.Capital gains, dividends and other unearned income would not be taxed.
From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Finance
unearned incomeˌunearned ˈincome [uncountable]FINANCE another name for INVESTMENT INCOMEa high tax on unearned income income
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