Glossary beginning with U

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Unearned income search for term

Income received that is not from a personal exertion source. Bank interest and dividends are examples of unearned income.

Unfranked dividend search for term

A share of a company's distribution paid to a shareholder on which no tax has been paid by the company.

  • Fact 13

    During World War I, many taxpayers felt that it was their patriotic duty to pay more than their assessed tax. Some were not legally obliged to pay tax but did so and others made payments of double, treble or quadruple the assessed amounts.

Payment summary

A statement issued to each employee by the employer at the end of the financial year (or when ceasing employment), setting out the gross income earned and the tax instalments deducted during the financial year.

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