tax benefit


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Noun1.tax benefit - a tax deduction that is granted in order to encourage a particular type of commercial activity
deduction, tax deduction, tax write-off - a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
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Companies determine whether an employee's exercise of an NQSO creates an excess tax benefit or deficiency on a grant-by-grant basis by looking at the compensation expense and related deferred tax asset they recorded for each specific grant to see the amount of deferred tax asset "relieved" from the balance sheet.
The issuer ordinarily will receive a tax benefit from the issuance and exercise of stock options, and must estimate and account for that benefit in the same period that it recognizes compensation cost for financial reporting purposes.
TEI's comments explained that, since income taxes are generally self assessed, the primary uncertainty about a tax benefit is whether the taxing authority will assert a sustainable, post-filing claim that an enterprise owes an additional liability.
The 44-year-old admitted six charges of obtaining housing benefit and council tax benefit by false representation.
When the tax benefit of a deduction or credit is claimed on a tax return, an enterprise pays less cash to the government and retains control of the "benefit" until the taxing authority asserts a sustainable claim.
These benefits, that include the state and local sales tax deduction, mortgage insurance premium deduction, educator expenses deduction, tuition and fees deduction and the mortgage debt relief tax benefit, are often referred to as the extenders because they are part of proposed legislation that would extend up to 55 tax breaks that expired last year.
VULNERABLE people will be hit by changes to the council tax benefit system, say leading Middlesbrough councillors.
THOUSANDS of people could suffer a council tax benefit cut.
According to a document distributed among newsmen here by the Finance Ministry, the 51,032 salaried persons with income between Rs 350,000 to 400,000 will get tax benefit of Rs 354 million, while 6,300 taxpayers in the income group of Business Individuals with Rs 350,000 to Rs.
The value of the tax benefit is not the value of the deduction.
The most common reason low-income dependent students did not receive a tax benefit was that they had no net tuition after subtracting the grant aid and veterans benefits they received.
Accordingly, the resulting limited amount of gain she recognized enabled her to enjoy the tax benefit of those depreciation deductions a second time.