tax-deferred income

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Tax-deferred income

Dividends, interest, and unrealized capital gains on investments in an account such as a qualified retirement plan, where income is not subject to taxation until a withdrawal is made.
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Tax-Deferred Income

Any income that one earns but does not receive until a later date, resulting in a situation in which taxes on the income are not paid until later. Common examples of tax-deferred income fall into two broad categories. The first is income in certain retirement accounts; the account holder is not liable for taxes until funds are disbursed. The second is the capital gain on some bonds such as U.S. Treasury securities; taxes on these gains are deferred until maturity. It is important to note that tax-deferred income is not the same as tax-free income, which has no tax liability at all.
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tax-deferred income

The income that is earned but that is neither received nor taxed until a later date. For example, interest earned on U.S. Treasury bills is received and taxed at maturity. Likewise, U.S. savings bonds provide appreciation of value on which holders may defer paying taxes until the security is cashed in. Compare tax-free income, tax-sheltered income.
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g = The proportion of total before-tax return, r, attributable to tax-deferred capital gain (or tax-deferred income)
This allowed the daughter to receive the benefits of continuous, tax-deferred income growth by "stretching" distributions over her life expectancy.
He's paying too much in taxes and missing opportunities for tax-deferred income by failing to set up a retirement plan.
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