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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.


noun 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.

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The share of the health sector amounts to RO335mn or 12 per cent of the total current expenditure of civil ministries with an increase of 14 per cent above the approved 2010 budget.
Expressed in terms of the typical education dollar, instructional expenditures accounted for approximately 61 cents of the education dollar for current expenditures (figure 2).
The total current expenditure as of the end of May 2015 stood at RO 3,246,900,000 compared to RO 3,227,400,000 during the same period last year including RO 1,265,400,000 for the defence and national security, RO 1,628,100,000 for the civil service ministers, RO 15.
Perhaps because of these measures, current expenditures are projected to decrease by 6.
h) The share of current expenditure in total budgetary outlay for 2014-15 is 80.
As a result of this discontinuity between the two financial years (2010-11 & 2011-12), it is difficult to compare total net current expenditure.
Current expenditure has been estimated to be lower than the revised estimates for 2011-12 by around 1%, while development expenditure will increase by 23.
The Government choice in the design of current expenditure policy is somewhat limited by fixed obligations.
Current expenditure has been estimated to be higher than the revised###The share of current expenditure in total budgetary outlay for FY14 is 80.
The reduction in the deficit reflects a drop in reconstruction costs, greater tax collection efforts, and reduced current expenditure.
6) The overall expenditure during FY15 are estimated at Rs 4,302 billion, out of which the###7) The share of current expenditure in total budgetary outlay for FY15 is 80.
From 1987-88 to 1989-90 current expenditure showed a rise of 46 per cent showing an average annual increase of 23 per cent.