af·​ter-tax ˈaf-tər-ˈtaks How to pronounce after-tax (audio)
: remaining after payment of taxes and especially of income tax
an after-tax profit

Examples of after-tax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The additional after-tax yield that some corporate bonds can offer is higher than some comparable municipal bonds, even for those paying state income tax. Chris Gunster, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 His after-tax salary at Agrovision, a U.S.-based company that sells under the Fruitist brand, is around 400 pesos a day, roughly $24, and his food and dormitory are covered. Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2024 Taxpayers could contribute up to $15,000 (adjusted for inflation) of after-tax earnings into Universal Savings Accounts. Howard Gleckman, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The strong financial metrics include an after-tax NPV8% of US$434 million, an after-tax IRR of 25.9%, and a post-tax payback period of only 2.9 years which highlight the potential for Ayawilca to become a producing mine. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 28 Feb. 2024 That is just shy of half of that teacher’s after-tax monthly income, well beyond what any financial advisor would tell them to spend. Mike McShane, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024 Spacey has agreed to pay the $1 million over multiple years in installments equal to 10% of his after-tax income. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 7 Feb. 2024 The bill from the Ways and Means Committee is not perfect, but Tax Foundation modeling finds the near-term effects would boost after-tax incomes for all taxpayers while remaining roughly revenue neutral. Daniel Bunn, Fortune, 29 Jan. 2024 The Bureau notes that savings flows have in fact dropped from 8.5 percent of after-tax income in the third quarter of 2021 to barely 3.8 percent in this year’s third quarter. Milton Ezrati, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of after-tax was in 1944

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“After-tax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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