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Return or profit such as the annual or periodic rents, profits, interest, or income from any type of real or Personal Property, received by an individual, a corporation, or a government.
Public revenues are the sources of income that a government collects and receives into its treasury and appropriates for the payment of its expenses.
revenuenoun compensation, dividends, earnings, emolument, gain, hire, income, intake, interest, livelihood, pay, payment, perquisites, proceeds, profit, receipts, reditus, remuneration, return, reward, salary, vectigal, wages, yield
Associated concepts: appropriation law, internal revenue, revenue bills, revenue law, revenue-producing income, revenue tax
See also: boom, capital, duty, earnings, finance, income, money, pay, perquisite, proceeds, profit, prosperity, rent, resource, substance, tax, wage
REVENUE. The income of the government arising from taxation, duties, and the like; and, according to some correct lawyers, under the idea of revenue is also included the proceeds of the sale of stocks, lands, and other property owned by the government. Story, Const. Sec. 877. Vide Money Bills. By revenue is also understood the income of private individuals and corporations.