What is gross income and what is net income?

In a nutshell the difference between Gross Income and net income can be found below:

Gross income is before taxes and deductions, and net income is after taxes and deductions.

If you’re a business owner you will want to see a professional accountant to get better understanding of what gross and net income is and what it means to your business. If you have a corporation things will be a little more complex as assets and liabilities have different meanings when you create a legal body without a soul.