Tax shield

The reduction in income taxes that results from taking an allowable deduction from taxable income. The New York Times Financial Glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Tax shield — A tax shield is the reduction in income taxes that results from taking an allowable deduction from taxable income. For example, because interest on debt is a tax deductible expense, taking on debt creates a tax shield. Since a tax shield is a way …   Wikipedia

  • Tax Shield — A reduction in taxable income for an individual or corporation achieved through claiming allowable deductions such as mortgage interest, medical expenses, charitable donations, amortization and depreciation. These deductions reduce taxpayers… …   Investment dictionary

  • Tax-Shield — Der Tax Shield (englisch, auf deutsch: Steuerschild) ist ein Begriff aus der Finanzwirtschaft. Der Tax Shield bezeichnet den Wert, den Fremdkapitalzinsen, Schulden oder Verlustvorträge zum Unternehmenswert beitragen. Da Unternehmen in den meisten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tax Shield — Der Tax Shield (englisch, auf deutsch: Steuerschild) ist ein Begriff aus der Finanzwirtschaft. Der Tax Shield bezeichnet den Wert, den Fremdkapitalzinsen, Schulden oder Verlustvorträge zum Unternehmenswert beitragen. Da Unternehmen in den meisten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tax shield — tax shelter …   Accounting dictionary

  • tax shield — method of reducing the income that is taxed or of reducing the tax percentage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tax shield — noun The reduction in income taxes that results from taking an allowable deduction from taxable income …   Wiktionary

  • tax shield — The reduction in income taxes that results from taking an allowable deduction from taxable income. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Depreciation tax shield — The value of the tax write off on depreciation of plant and equipment. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • Interest tax shield — The reduction in income taxes that results from the tax deductibility of interest payments. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

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