Business / Finance / Dividends-Received Deduction: Dividend paid for the past 12 months divided by the number of common shares outstanding, as reported by a company. The number of shares often is determined by a weighted average of shares outstanding over the reporting term.
Deduction Verb Synonyms: subtraction, diminution, decrease, reduction, withdrawal, removal, abstraction
Deduction Noun Synonyms: conclusion, inference, finding, reasoning, result
Business / Debt / Net-After Deductions: An amount of money e.g. income you take home after income tax, national insurance contributions, payments towards a pension scheme or any other deductions have been deducted, usually by your employer MORE
Business / Accounting / Payroll Deduction: An amount subtracted from a paycheck as the government requires or the employee requests. Mandatory deductions include various taxes. Voluntary deductions include loan payments or deposits into saving MORE
Business / Finance / Standard Deduction: The method of calculating cost of sales that compares the amounts of materials, direct labor and overhead projected in the Cost of Sales assumption (the standard costs) to expenses allocated to the Pr MORE
Business / Accounting / Tax Deduction: An expense that a taxpayer can subtract from taxable income. Examples include deductions for home mortgage interest and for charitable gifts. (See Tax Credit, Tax Exemption.) Tax Deferred Investments MORE
Business / Finance / Mortgage Interest Deduction: A federal tax deduction for interest paid on a mortgage used to acquire, construct, or improve a residence. MORE