unearned income

noun
un·​earned income

Legal Definition of unearned income

: income (as interest and dividends) that is not gained by labor, service, or skill — compare earned income

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“Unearned income.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unearned%20income. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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