pass-through entity


US law
: a business entity (such as a sole proprietorship, partnership, or S corporation) whose income is taxed as the owner's personal income at the individual rate rather than as business income for federal income taxes
a law that provides tax breaks to pass-through entities

called also flow-through entity, pass-through

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pass-through entity was in 1974

Dictionary Entries Near pass-through entity

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“Pass-through entity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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