untaxed

adjective

un·​taxed ˌən-ˈtakst How to pronounce untaxed (audio)
: not subjected to taxation : not taxed
untaxed income/profits
untaxed property

Examples of untaxed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That money will grow untaxed until retirement, at which point your withdrawals will be tax-free and penalty-free after age 59-1/2, assuming the account has been open for at least five years. Jeanne Sahadi, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024 Contributions and their ensuing growth remain untaxed till withdrawal at retirement age. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 4 Jan. 2024 Today, Alderney runs to a certain extent on tourists, and on the people its lifelong residents still, in their less charitable moments, consider tourists—the wealthy Brits who own vacation homes on the island or move there in old age, bringing their untaxed savings along with them. Rebecca Panovka, Harper's Magazine, 9 Feb. 2024 Congress is on the verge of passing a bill that aims to help Americans save more for retirement and leave their retirement savings untouched and untaxed for longer. Anne Tergesen, WSJ, 20 Dec. 2022 There are complex and sensitive questions regarding investments, citizenship status and untaxed income. Jason Anderson, Kansas City Star, 31 Jan. 2024 Even among the elite, most estates today go untaxed. Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023 The report also highlights two more ongoing tax issues: multinational corporations shifting profits to low-tax countries, and huge fortunes going largely untaxed, even if they aren’t shifted offshore. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 24 Oct. 2023 Households worth more than $100 million that are already paying 20% on their standard taxable income plus untaxed investment income won’t pay a dime in additional taxes. Ian Simmons, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of untaxed was in the 15th century

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“Untaxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untaxed. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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