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deduction

 [de-duk´shun]
reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from the premises; reasoning from the general to the particular.

de·duc·tion

(dē-dŭk'shŭn),
The logical derivation of a conclusion from certain premises. The conclusion will be true if the premises are true and the deductive argument is valid. Compare: induction (9).

de·duc·tion

(dĕ-dŭk'shŭn)
The logical derivation of a conclusion based on certain premises. The conclusion will be true if the premises are true and the deductive argument is valid.
Compare: induction (9)
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A company may receive a tax deduction from an option exercise before actually realizing the related tax benefit because it has a net operating loss carryforward.
This year the deduction is only 3 percent of determined net income, but it will go to 9 percent in the future.
The income tax deduction can be spread over six tax years and, in the majority of cases, may be applied to the property owner's federal and state income tax returns.
[sections] 1.861-8 provides that a deduction will be allocated solely to foreign-source gross income if the taxpayer, at the time of the contribution, knows or has reason to know that --
For the self-employed, the new tax law restores the 25% deduction for health insurance costs, retroactive to July 1, 1992.
One reason that the standard deduction likely will be more widely used is the increase under the TCJA.
Know the rules for taxation of state income tax refunds: Historically, the tax benefit rule has caused a refund of state income taxes deducted in a prior year to be taxable to the extent that itemized deductions that year exceeded the standard deduction.
Essentially, the legal fees and costs are afforded an above-the-line deduction.
In addition, for donations of $250 or more, no deduction is allowed unless substantiated by a contemporaneous written acknowledgment by the donee--which must include the amount of money donated; whether the donee provided any goods or services in consideration for the donation; and a good faith estimate of their value.
He views the current economic climate in Belgium as "very positive," particularly referring to the corporate taxation reforms and the new notional interest deduction. "If you finance one product with debt, you may deduct the interest you pay from your tax base.
(3) These regulations clarify a number of issues raised in the January notice and provide detailed guidance on the section 199 deduction, including more examples to illustrate the application of certain rules.
Commercial Real Estate: Deduction of $1.80 The new bill creates a deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot for the cost of certain energy-efficient improvements to new or existing commercial buildings.