nontaxable

adjective

non·​tax·​able ˌnän-ˈtak-sə-bəl How to pronounce nontaxable (audio)
: not liable to taxation : not taxable
nontaxable income
nontaxable insurance benefits

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Medical customers are not taxed because medication is nontaxable. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6 Jan. 2023 That could change, as some states may eventually side with the federal government's decision to make the debt relief nontaxable, but borrowers may want to consult their tax preparers in the meantime, the group noted. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 31 Aug. 2022 The Senate’s passage of burn pits legislation last month on an 84-14 vote hit a snag over a line on nontaxable benefits. Diego Areas Munhoz, Fortune, 28 July 2022 Smiley's total payout in 2020 included $414,644 in salary, a $109,454 bonus, $26,635 in other nontaxable benefits like health coverage and $17,932 in fringe benefits that include membership fees for two clubs. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Jan. 2022 Although most plaintiffs lose tax cases of this sort, in one case, stressful conditions exacerbated a worker’s pre-existing multiple sclerosis, which was clearly a nontaxable physical sickness recovery. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 Any property that is converted from taxable to nontaxable by the university in the next six years will be covered under the commitment. Seamus Mcavoy, courant.com, 17 Nov. 2021 After all, a property settlement in a divorce is clearly nontaxable. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 The legislation benefits districts such as Santa Fe where there’s a strong local tax base, as well as districts serving Gallup, in northwestern New Mexico, where federal funds offset the nontaxable federal and tribal land surrounding it. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nontaxable was in 1827

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Cite this Entry

“Nontaxable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nontaxable. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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