pre-tax income (PTI)


A company's net earnings prior to tax expenses. Because company accountants can employ a number of tax minimization methods that can skew reported income numbers, PTI is considered to be a more accurate measure of a company's earnings and its financial condition.

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If you want to find the job that will pay you the most then you should ask what the pre-tax income will be.

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Winston's pre-tax income was much higher than his net income because of all the taxes he had to pay at his salary range and the many pre-tax benefits he paid for each year.

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After looking at his paycheck and thoroughly examining it, Jake was very shocked about how much higher his pre-tax income was. The government was taking too much money in his opinion.

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