Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being advanced.

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  • adjective That can be advanced, as of a tax credit that may be brought forward for immediate use rather than being reclaimed at the end of the year.

Etymologies

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advance +‎ -able

Examples

  • Rather than focusing on reducing the growth of health care costs and extending coverage to every single American, for instance, Republicans are proposing implementing comprehensive “medical liability reform” — the total cost of malpractice constitutes just 0.46 percent of total health care expenditures — eliminating “waste fraud and abuse,” providing “new refundable and advanceable tax credits,” and improving health savings accounts.

    Wonk Room » GOP Health Working Group Unveils New Health Care Plan Talking Points

  • The most interesting part of it was a refundable, advanceable tax credit for 75% of the cost of Medicare premiums (seniors pay 25% of Part B premiums now).

    Matthew Yglesias » The Repealers

  • The House Republican health plan extends a refundable and “advanceable” tax credit, which is basically an upfront cash payment.

    A Better Health Reform

  • The nexus of their plan is redirecting the $300 billion annual tax subsidy for employment-based health insurance to individuals in the form of refundable, advanceable tax credits.

    Health Care: Mandates or Vouchers, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Refundable, advanceable tax credits — basically upfront cash payments — will flow on a sliding scale to those earning up to 300% of the poverty line, or about $66,000 for a family of four.

    The Perils of BaucusCare

  • Grace-Marie Turner and Joseph R. Antos write about a Republican health care proposal, The nexus of their plan is redirecting the $300 billion annual tax subsidy for employment-based health insurance to individuals in the form of refundable, advanceable tax credits....

    EconLog: Economics of Health Care Archives

  • Grace-Marie Turner and Joseph R. Antos write about a Republican health care proposal, The nexus of their plan is redirecting the $300 billion annual tax subsidy for employment-based health insurance to individuals in the form of refundable, advanceable tax credits....

    EconLog: May 2009 Archives

  • I believe people should be given the opportunity to take care of themselves with an advanceable tax credit to go be a grown-up and go buy the insurance.

    Mike Nellis: VIDEO: Rep. Jenkins Laughs at Uninsured Single Mother, Son

  • The nexus of their plan is redirecting the $300 billion annual tax subsidy for employment-based health insurance to individuals in the form of refundable, advanceable tax credits.

    The GOP's Health-Care Alternative

  • Harry that, now the elder children were at school, and Benji soon to be the same, that reason for her constant presence in the home no longer was advanceable.

    This Freedom

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