tax break

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Noun1.tax break - 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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But giving tax breaks to the rich is a very inefficient way to get the economy going.
A January report from the National Education Association suggests one important source of foregone funds: property tax breaks for corporations.
Tax break introduced: There is a provision for tax breaks for investment in film through Section 24F of the Income Tax Act of 1962 that provides for tax deductions in respect to production and post-production costs incurred by an owner of a film.
Allianz, however, wants to prevent the new law from excluding one of Germany's four company pension schemes--which is built on life insurance products--from planned tax breaks.
Uncle Sam can't make up his mind: Eligibility for several tax breaks depends on a taxpayer's family status.
This legislation was intended to allow companies not owing any income taxes to capture the business tax breaks of the 1981 legislation.
NAFTA and GATT and even capital gains tax breaks aren't boons for the very rich; no, their main purpose is to help people who work.
The Senate tax-writing committee gave unanimous approval to its version of a House-passed small business tax relief bill which would provide some $14 billion in small business tax breaks, extend some key expired programs affecting cities, and adopt a number of NLC-supported proposals to modify municipal retirement programs.
Prince says the government offered partial compensation for those changes with the flow-through share scheme, but investors found exploration was more lucrative for tax breaks than actually finding mines.
It also provides information on tax breaks on new gas fields which are expected to check the rising gas imports in the UK
The legal analysis on which Democrats are relying has not yet been tested in court, but it likely will be after the session because of its potential wide-reaching implications for the large variety of tax breaks available in Oregon.
WASHINGTON -- The House rushed through a last-minute measure Wednesday to extend a massive package of expired tax breaks for banks, investment firms, commuters and NASCAR track owners.