Tax-Free Investment

Tax-Free Investment

An investment, the income from which is not subject to taxation. Certain income an individual or corporation derives may be tax free, even though the individual or corporation would owe taxes otherwise. For example, coupons from a municipal bond are tax-free investments at the federal level. See also: Tax credit, tax deduction.
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Tens of thousands of properties have been bought by rich foreigners as a tax-free investment or to launder dirty money.
But for those worried about inflation, they remain a good tax-free investment.
The budget provides totally tax-free investment to start new businesses, industries and services.
THE amount of money consumers paid into tax-free investment funds reached its highest level for nine years during April.
He also described the parliamentary draft law as contradicting the government's drive to consolidate Bahrain's status as a tax-free investment haven.
According to court records, the couple held seminars around the US selling financial plans called "corporation soles", a type of tax-free investment usually reserved for churches.
In the past 15 years, however, companies have increasingly moved to the 401(k) model, which allows workers to divert a portion of their earnings into tax-free investment accounts.
Like 529 plans, ESAs offer the potential for tax-free investment growth when used to pay for a child's qualified higher-education expenses.
Government bonds are a high-liquidity, low overhead, tax-free investment.
Now the president's proposed savings accounts could hurt the viability of the variable-annuity product itself in that the new accounts would be tax-free investment vehicles, while distributions from annuities still would be taxed.
COLI offers companies tax-free investment earnings that are not taxed as they grow and can be used to pay retirement benefits.
From next spring you will be able to keep existing PEPs going but any new tax-free investment has to go into an Individual Savings Account (ISA).