Definition of untaxed in English:



  • Not taxed or subject to taxation.

    • ‘Many gains and dividends go untaxed, because equities are owned by tax-exempt investors such as pension funds.’
    • ‘Items which could reduce your tax free allowance are any untaxed interest, benefits in kind or any freelance earnings.’
    • ‘Also, actions by the state in relation to rezoning, planning permission or infrastructure should not result in significant, untaxed gains to landowners.’
    • ‘The airline industry is unique in the transport sector in that it pays no VAT and its fuel remains untaxed.’
    • ‘But it serves no public purpose to encourage plaintiffs to regard a successful libel action, risky though the process undoubtedly is, as a road to untaxed riches.’
    • ‘We call it an income tax, but it doesn't actually tax all income: The value of fringe benefits, such as health insurance and parking, goes untaxed.’
    • ‘Consumption of land and natural resources remains substantially untaxed.’
    • ‘Diesel fuel for fishermen is currently untaxed in many EU countries, but even so the costs for the industry have become prohibitive with a recent spike in the price of oil.’
    • ‘One idea for improvement might be to tax each bequest rather than the estate as a whole: smaller bequests would be untaxed.’
    • ‘The taco shop would pass to heirs untaxed, just as the vast majority of small businesses do.’
    • ‘Take the Netherlands, which long tolerated a thriving but untaxed sex trade in the Walletjes, Amsterdam's red-light district.’
    • ‘With corporate tax levels around 35 per cent, Microsoft effectively received an untaxed benefit of $16 billion.’
    • ‘It is true that a partial excise can be shifted forward in this way, in the long run, by resources leaving, let us say, the liquor industry and shifting into other untaxed industries.’
    • ‘Social Security benefits are untaxed for relatively low-income beneficiaries but 85% taxable for higher-income recipients.’
    • ‘Heath envisioned free, untaxed trade, but ignored the issue of the natural bounty, and went beyond George in seeking to eradicate the political source of governmental tyranny.’
    • ‘At some point the American government will have to do something about the huge amount of untaxed money leaving the country.’
    • ‘Even the author seems amazed by the extent to which the cruise lines remain unregulated, untaxed, and simply unaccountable to anyone.’
    • ‘Even federal employees earn 25 percent more in untaxed hardship pay.’
    • ‘So it is an untaxed fund, or not a taxed fund, and there is no rebate.’
    • ‘To pay these volunteers, he levied a three percent flat income tax on those earning $800 or more, as well as a variety of sales taxes, to the point that Northerners complained that the only thing left untaxed was the air.’