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Definition: Carryforward


Full Definition of Carryforward

A technique for applying a loss or credit from the current year to a future year. also called tax loss carryforward.

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Carryforward. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 28, 2021
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Carryforward. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 28, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Carryforward are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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