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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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.
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.
Are there other tax-free investments I can consider?
LOOKING at tax-free investments, Cedri Lewis of Sterling IFA in Porthmadog says the main ones currently available areIndividual Savings Accounts (ISAs) - which replacedPEPs and TESSAs - and some National Savings products.
Under normal conditions, the Fund will primarily invest in higher- and medium-quality municipal obligations issued by Minnesota and its political subdivisions, such as municipalities, as well as other double tax-free investments and securities.
A common costly financial boo boo: Putting tax-deferred or tax-free investments in an individual retirement account(IRA).
Three such alternatives are tax deferred annuities, tax-free investments and savings bonds.
Taxpayers should shelter savings in tax-free investments including ISAs, National Savings tax-free products, friendly societies and Child Trust Funds.
If you're a taxpayer and don't have a non-taxpaying partner put as much of your savings into tax-free investments such as ISAs.
If the IFAs' instincts are correct then this could be good news for tax-free investments as a whole.