[ noun ] (business) the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
Used in print(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
The revenue from O_'_Banion 's Cicero territory went_up still higher , until the yield was more_than the Torrio-Capone takings from the far bigger trade area of Chicago 's South and West_Sides .(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)
The causes of the decline of the commuter railroads are many and complex - high taxes , losses of revenue to Government subsidized highway and air carriers , to name but two .
The New_York_Central notes : `` The freight traffic most susceptible to raiding by the C. +_O._-_B. +_O. provides the backbone of Central 's revenues .
These revenues make it possible to provide essential freight and passenger service over the entire New_York_Central system as_well_as the New_York area commuter and terminal freight services .
If these services are to be maintained , the New_York_Central must have the revenues to make them possible '' .