carry back


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carry someone back (to some time)

to return someone, mentally, to a former time; to remind someone of an earlier time. This carries me back to the times of knights and jousting. This article about the Sixties really carries me back.
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carry something back

to take something back to where it came from. Did you bring this here? If so, carry it back. Please carry back the empty box after you take out all the books.
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United States, the court had allowed the surviving corporation in a merger to carry back excess profits credits against the pre-merger income of the constituent corporations.
The taxpayer failed to carry back the 1963 NOL to the three preceding years (the applicable carryback period at that time was three years) and instead carried the NOL forward and attempted to claim a deduction on the 1968 return.
Eligible small businesses that have already elected to carry back 2008 losses under ARRA are permitted to carry back losses from 2009 under WHBAA (for a noneligible small business, an election may be made for only one tax year); and
Part of their appeal has been the fact they have a valuable feature, namely carry back, that enables the individual to open up the previous tax year and make a pension contribution that will receive tax relief at the individual's marginal rate in that year.
Owner George Steinbrenner won two of the four big races on the day at Calder, with Dream Supreme taking the Grade 3 Princess Rooney Handicap for fillies and mares and Illusioned winning the Carry Back Stakes for three-year-olds.
citizen, said he took all the invested money he could and borrowed the rest - amounting to $357,144 - from friends and family to carry back to his cousin in June 1994.
Remember that Historic Newspapers carry back issues of The Mirror which make ideal birthday or anniversary presents.
The rules governing the assessment statute of limitation vary depending on the form used by a taxpayer to carry back a loss.
Under the Internal Revenue Code, taxpayers may carry back these losses and get a tax refund or carry them forward and reduce their future tax liability.
Carry Back ('61) was seventh, the worst finish by a Triple-Crown hopeful, behind 65-1 Sherluck.
Also, buyers must find a seller willing to carry back a second (many sellers are willing to carry a second) and must secure adjustable mortgages at or around the rates quoted in this example.
The Company applied for a refund of taxes paid in the fiscal year ended 1996 (pursuant to a tax loss carry back provision in the tax law) of approximately $5 million.
A corporation that generates a net operating loss or net capital loss during the short period cannot carry back the loss, but generally must carry it forward in accordance with Secs.
In British Car Auctions, two members of an affiliated group, both dual residents in the United States and the United Kingdom, incurred losses that the taxpayer attempted to carry back to a prior taxable year for the U.
He said they may also carry forward the additional $80,000 in unused deductions to minimize taxes due in future years, or carry back to receive refunds for previously paid taxes.