Meaning of “pre-tax” in the English Dictionary

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"pre-tax" in Business English

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pre-taxadjective [ before noun ]

also pretax /ˌpriːˈtæks/ uk us

TAX, ACCOUNTING before tax is paid:

They will spend more than 15% of their pre-tax income on health care costs.
Full-year pre-tax earnings rose approximately 8% to $670 million from $620 million.
pretax profits/loss The company had a pre-tax loss of £4.5 million.

(Definition of “pre-tax” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)