un·​taxed | \ ˌən-ˈtakst \

Definition of untaxed

: not subjected to taxation : not taxed untaxed income/profits untaxed property

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Whereas before a bequest to a college may have been more tax-advantageous than leaving money to heirs, now wealthy estates can pass on more to their descendants untaxed—perhaps leaving less to donate to colleges. Jillian Berman, WSJ, "New Tax Law Could Cut Giving to Colleges," 23 Mar. 2018 There are better ways to address the government’s concern about accumulation of untaxed wealth while providing greater retirement security than the current RMD rules. WSJ, "Time to Update 401(k)s for the 21st Century," 28 Nov. 2018 The issue of state employee perks has taken on new urgency amid a state comptroller investigation into the untold number of untaxed benefits given to public employees across the Commonwealth. Kay Lazar, BostonGlobe.com, "Despite warning, MassDOT continued toll-free perk for workers, retirees," 8 June 2018 Customs allowed wine companies to use untaxed exports to justify a claim for offsetting the taxes on imports. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "Bottle Shock: Treasury Challenges Tax Break for Wine Importers," 3 Aug. 2018 American labor unions worried at the time that allowing goods to cross the border untaxed would give US manufacturers too much incentive to move factories and jobs to Mexico, where wages were super low and environmental standards more relaxed. Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox, "Trump’s trade deal with Mexico gives workers more rights than NAFTA. But there’s a catch.," 29 Aug. 2018 Marijuana sales to registered patients at medical dispensaries or hybrid recreational-medical stores will remain untaxed. Dan Adams, BostonGlobe.com, "21 questions answered about legal marijuana in Massachusetts," 21 June 2018 Employee salaries and capital gains from stock options, grants, and company purchase programs are effectively untaxed in the state. Glennfleishman, Fortune, "Amazon Just Killed a Tax That Helps Homeless People," 12 June 2018 All were charged with selling untaxed cigarettes, and Mr. Cortez was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon, a knife. New York Times, "K2 Eyed as Culprit After 14 People Overdose in Brooklyn," 20 May 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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