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1. Of or relating to an investment that is not liable to taxation until income is withdrawn or an appointed date is reached.
2. Of or relating to the income that such an investment generates prior to becoming subject to taxation.
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If you purchased or otherwise acquired during the Class Period from one of the defendants an individual tax-deferred variable annuity contract or you received a certificate to a group tax-deferred variable annuity contract, or you made an additional investment through such a contract, issued by any of the defendants, you may, no later than November 6, 2006, request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff.
To understand why, we have to refer back to a key concept from "The Power of Zero": In a rising tax rate environment, you want to have carefully prescribed amounts of money in your taxable and tax-deferred buckets.
Withdrawals from tax-deferred accounts will show up as ordinary income in the year in which they are withdrawn.
There is often confusion about the benefits and mathematics of tax deferral, as well as pretax savings, because sometimes a tax-deferred account or investment only defers one from paying potentially more down the road.
These buckets include taxable, tax-deferred and tax-free assets.
New research shows that tax deferral can potentially increase returns on tax-inefficient assets by as much as 100 bps--without any subsequent increase in risk--simply by locating assets based on their tax treatment between taxable and tax-deferred vehicles.
Tax-deferred accounts often play a central role in accumulating wealth for retirement.
households own mutual funds through tax-deferred accounts--employer-sponsored retirement plans, Individual Retirement Accounts and variable annuities--as own funds outside such accounts.
in tax-deferred or tax-exempt retirement accounts," Johnson noted.
It created the opportunity for undivided fractional interest in real estate and more importantly qualified TICs as like-kind properties eligible for use in 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.
corporation and the transaction could be accomplished on a tax-deferred basis.
529 Plans: Technically known as qualified state tuition plans, these allow users to contribute money into a tax-deferred account for higher education.