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taxableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtæk·sə·bəl/
(of ​income) that must be ​included in ​calculating the ​percentage you have to ​pay the ​government
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uk   us   /ˈtæksəbl/ FINANCE, TAX
taxable ​earnings, ​goods, ​assets, etc. ​require a particular ​amount of their ​value to be ​paid to the ​government: The ​reportshows taxable ​salesdropped nearly 10%.taxable as sth Distributions from ​short-termcapitalgains are generally taxable as ordinary ​income.taxable to sb Dividends generally are taxable to ​shareholders at the ​time they are ​paid. The ​sale of ​shares of the Fund is a taxable ​event and may ​result in a ​capitalgain or ​loss. Her ​house has a taxable ​value of $53,777. taxable ​capital/​earnings/​investments taxable ​accounts/​assets/​dividends
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