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carry (one) back

To cause one to think of or remember someone or something from one's past. Wow, that lullaby just carries me back to my childhood.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The carry back provision will allow your contribution to benefit from tax relief at 40 per cent.
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.(31) In that case, the court had based its analysis on the nature of a statutory merger, indicating that the surviving corporation represented the continuation of the pre-merger rights and obligations of the merged corporation, citing Stanton Brewery and Metropolitan Edison.
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.
"Carry back allows an individual to elect to have a pension contribution paid in the current tax year to be treated as though it was paid in the previous tax year.
Of course, a taxpayer that can carry back an NOL, but does not wish to do so, must make a timely election to waive the entire carryback period under IRC Sec.
* 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.
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.
* 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.S.
Finally, Merlo advanced several "policy and legal considerations," arguing that, under equity principles, he should be allowed to carry back his AMT capital loss to reduce his AMTI, because applying the Secs.
They filed a joint Form 1045, "Application for Tentative Refund," to carry back the remaining unused $800,000 net operating loss (NOL) from 1983 to 1981 and 1982.