stepped-up

Related to stepped-up: stepped-up basis

stepped-up

(stĕpt′ŭp′)
adj.
Increased in pace or intensity; heightened: a stepped-up political campaign.

stepped-up

adj
informal increased or raised by stages

stepped′-up′



adj.
increased; augmented; accelerated: a stepped-up fundraising campaign.
[1900–05]
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UPS's stepped-up spending plan sparked a selloff early last year, and the shares are still 11 percent below their level before the announcement.
This will allow successor owners to claim current tax deductions for additional depreciation and amortization on the stepped-up basis of the inside assets.
The stepped-up tax basis is fully depreciable/amortizable.
Some manufacturers even guarantee this stepped-up income flow for life, providing the additional benefit of longevity insurance.