disposable income

noun

Definition of disposable income

: income that is left after paying taxes and for things that are essential, such as food and housing I don't have enough disposable income to buy such luxuries.

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“Disposable income.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disposable%20income. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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disposable income

noun
dis·​pos·​able income

Legal Definition of disposable income

: income available for disposal: as
a : the income remaining to an individual after deduction of taxes
b : the income of a debtor in bankruptcy that is not necessary to support the debtor or the debtor's dependents

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