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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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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar suspended the 'exorbitant tax deductions' from mobile phones pre-paid calling cards and easy load by companies as the apex court gave a two-day deadline to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to follow the orders pertaining to the suspension.
* Assume you made $1 million in taxable income last year and you get the $1.8 million tax deduction.
Meanwhile, the White House is looking to keep tax deductions relating to mortgage interests.
This is also the maximum value of the tax deduction they could claim (the actual deduction available will depend on their income level).
Still another option is to use the IRS Sales Tax Deduction Calculator, at https://apps.irs.gov/app/stdc/, which calculates the amount of the deduction based on the tables for you.
Well, in December 2014, Congress passed and the President signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, a bill granting, among other things, a one-year extension to the 179D tax deduction. However, that one year was 2014.
If your yearly health insurance premium is less than these limits, expenses up to ` 5,000 on preventive health checkups can also be used to claim a tax deduction ( total deduction remains the same).
Medical expenses for treating certain illnesses are eligible for a tax deduction up to Rs 40,000, or Rs 60,000 for senior citizens.
Angel investors will be eligible to receive a 50 percent tax deduction for investments worth up to 50 million won and then will be eligible to receive a 30 percent deduction on any additional investments above 50 million won.
Synopsis: Americans oppose eliminating common tax deductions, either as part of a plan to lower the overall income tax rate or to reduce the federal budget deficit.
We first study whether a tax deduction for net losses is optimal, where the private insurance market is that characterized by Raviv (1979) in which the optimal private insurance is endogenously determined to be a policy limit contract due to price regulation.
The Senate's comprehensive energy legislation, passed on June 21, promotes a major expansion of renewable fuels and energy efficiency; the bill does not extend the energy-efficiency tax deduction for commercial buildings that IREM supports.