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Definition of

earnings

  • 1. Accounting

    money available to business after expenses income or profit from a business, quoted gross or net of tax, which may be retained and distributed in part to the stockholders

  • 2. Finance

    money obtained through work a sum of money gained from paid employment, usually quoted before tax, including any extra rewards such as fringe benefits, allowances, or incentives

Definitions of ’earnings’ and meaning of ’earnings’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’earnings’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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