Tax-Free Investment

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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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SEVERAL business groups are opposing a requirement taking effect this year for the mandatory disclosure of tax-free investments to the government, a move that may violate the publics right to privacy and deposit secrecy.
Leaving the money until later in life should give you more to live on and you can earn more from tax-free investments too.
Indian investors are welcomed to make tax-free investments in Kuwait," said Abdul Aziz Mishaan Al-Khaldi, the Under Secretary of Kuwaiti Ministry of Commerce and Industry, who attended an annual business Summit organised in Hyderabad, the capital of India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
Grantors and their advisors need to use tax-efficient, tax-deferred and tax-free investments to avoid the high expenses of trust taxation.
Way believes that more than 300,000 investors currently hold substantial equities-based tax-free investments with no provision for their portfolios to be transferred into an alternative investment scheme sheltering the savings built up in tax-free vehicles.
Fine wines have proven to be one of the most successful and consistent, low-risk, high-yielding, tax-free investments in the world, showing an average return of 16%* per annum for the past 20 years.
The final rule will "prevent taxpayers from turning otherwise taxable investments in hedge funds and other entities into tax-deferred or tax-free investments by purchasing the investments through a life insurance or annuity contract," according to the U.
Are there other tax-free investments I can consider?
The proportion of employees with stakeholder pensions is likely to be even smaller than this as non-employees such as children and non-working spouses can also take out stakeholder pensions as tax-free investments.
This is part of Chancellor Gordon Brown's move to make tax-free investments less attractive.
Municipal bonds provide competitive rates and are one of the few remaining tax-free investments in America.
Or you can buy second-hand "traded endowments" to build up your capital long term, and use your annual capital gains tax allowance to turn these into tax-free investments too