loss carry-back (carry-forward)


loss carry-back (carry-forward)
A tax provision that allows operating losses to be used as a tax shield to reduce taxable income in prior and future years. losses can be carried backward for up to three years and forward for up to 15 years under current tax codes. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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