gross earnings

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An individual's taxable income before any appropriate adjustments are made.

For more information, see Net vs Gross.

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When the man started to calculate his taxes, he had to start with his gross earnings then subtract deductions and charity donations.

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My gross earnings statement is very inaccurate because it doesn't take into account my medical insurance, taxes and other deductions.

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One employee was very confused and upset because he didn't realize that his take home pay would be so much less than his gross earnings.

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