from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not exempt.
  • adj. Subject to taxation; not within any category of income to which taxes are not applied.
  • n. One who is not exempt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not exempt; subject to (some specified) rule. Opposite of exempt.
  • adj. Not exempt from the provisions of the fair labor practises act; -- a term applied mostly to persons who are hourly employees, who are required by law to be treated in certain ways. Many salaried and management personnnel are not covered by the law and are therefore exempt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of goods or funds) subject to taxation
  • adj. (of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability


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  • The company also said it is increasing the amount of shares each hourly, or "nonexempt," employee can receive under an existing incentive program, from 20 to 50 shares.

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  • Covered "nonexempt" employees must be paid overtime rates of one and one-half times the regular pay rate for any hours over 40 in a 7-day period.

  • Six of the eight Ivies do; Yale University pays more than $8 million in lieu of taxes to the city of New Haven, Conn., along with paying $4 million on some nonexempt property, according to New Haven.

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  • The city also plans to freeze wages for executive and nonexempt workers in 2010.

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  • The city also will freeze wages next year for executive and nonexempt workers and is looking for ways to cut health insurance costs that could result in higher payments for those employees.

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  • Banks say it isn't their job to see if the money is exempt, and that the benefits often are commingled with nonexempt money.

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  • Also, for those with GST nonexempt trusts, begin to discuss whether a taxable termination or taxable distribution might make sense before the end of the year.

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  • These debtors cannot save their homes by refinancing because they cannot afford the monthly payments that would be required, and cannot file chapter 13 cases to save their homes because current law would require paying the value of their nonexempt equity to unsecured creditors.

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  • A significant number of debtors facing foreclosure are elderly and have nonexempt equity in their properties because of low homestead exemptions in some states, either due to recent appreciation or the fact that their predatory mortgages were for less than the value of their properties.

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