Definitions for "Active Income"
Keywords:  passive, wages, taxpayer, tips, actif
Salaries, wages, fees, and commissions.
In the U.S. tax code, income from an active business as opposed to passive investment income.
Active income refers to wages, tips, and profits from your business or employment that you partake in. It also includes portfolio income such as interest and dividends, but you cannot usually offset active income with passive losses. See also "Non-passive Income."