un·​taxed | \ ˌən-ˈtakst How to pronounce untaxed (audio) \

Definition of untaxed

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

Examples of untaxed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Federation for American Immigration Reform reported in 2019 that immigrants in the U.S. send roughly $150 billion in untaxed remittances to their home countries annually. Emma Colton, Washington Examiner, "World Bank finds migrants in US sent $19B to China in 2019 and $38B to Mexico," 8 July 2020 The report shows $19 billion in largely untaxed remittances were sent to China in 2019 and $38 billion to Mexico. Emma Colton, Washington Examiner, "World Bank finds migrants in US sent $19B to China in 2019 and $38B to Mexico," 8 July 2020 Both Garner and Floyd were stopped for alleged non-violent crimes — selling untaxed cigarettes and allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill. Sara Sidner, CNN, "Inside one reporter's experience from Ferguson to Floyd," 14 June 2020 Garner, who was accused of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, later died at a hospital, with nationwide protests erupting after a grand jury declined to indict Pantaleo. NBC News, "For Eric Garner's mom, video of man pleading 'I can't breathe' to police is 'reoccurring nightmare'," 26 May 2020 The men pleaded guilty in May 2017 to felony-level aiding and abetting in the sale of untaxed tobacco. Mary Divine, Twin Cities, "How tobacco smuggling costs Minnesota hundreds of thousands of dollars a year," 6 Oct. 2019 Medical marijuana patients may also buy untaxed marijuana for friends and family, further cutting into the revenue raised. Muhammad Salar Khan, chicagotribune.com, "It’s high time someone studied marijuana taxes – so we did," 25 Sep. 2019 That would help the state see if retailers are making money from illicit or untaxed products, said Nick Maduros, the department’s director. Kathleen Ronayne, The Mercury News, "California campaign will warn public of vaping dangers," 16 Sep. 2019 In Maryland, the comptroller’s office cited just one person, a 42-year-old Pennsylvania man, for trying to sell untaxed fuel in the past year. Colin Campbell, baltimoresun.com, "What we know, and what we don’t, about the van full of fuel that brought Baltimore to a standstill Monday," 10 Sep. 2019

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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8 Aug 2020

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“Untaxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untaxed. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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