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earnings

noun balance, commission, compensation, earned income, emolument, fruit of labor, gains, income, money earned, pay, payment, personal gain, profit, profits, profits from employment, quaestus, rate, receipts, recompense, remuneration, reward, reward of labor, reward of office, salary, wages, winnings
Associated concepts: accrued earnings, annual earnings, corporate earnings, earning capacity, future earnings, gross earnings, individual earnings, loss of earnings, net earnnngs, profits, surplus earnings, total earnings
See also: annuity, boom, commission, compensation, fee, honorarium, income, interest, output, pay, payment, possessions, proceeds, profit, prosperity, recompense, remittance, revenue, wage

earnings

in relation to an employment, any salary, wages, fee, gratuity or other profit or incidental benefit of any kind obtained by the employee if it is money or monies worth (i.e. convertible to money). It also includes any taxable BENEFIT IN KIND and any amount paid to the employee in respect of expenses.
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BUSINESS WIRE)-- July 18, 1996 -- Export growth and continued manufacturing efficiencies helped IBP generate solid second quarter earnings, company officials announced today.