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  • n. Plural form of carryforward.

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Examples

  • Losses on the previous securities lending program helped rack up more than $8 billion in so-called carryforwards that can be used to reduce capital gains taxes at SunAmerica.

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  • The carryforwards are an accounting technique that applies a company's losses to future profits so that it can reduce its tax liability.

  • And unlike "carryforwards," which can only be realized if a company returns to profitability, carrybacks generate immediate cash, as long as the company has earned money in the past half-decade.

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  • The insurer's large tax assets, which at the end of 2010 included a $32.3 billion federal net operating loss carryforward plus other capital loss and foreign tax credit carryforwards, are a product of huge losses AIG reported over the past three years.

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  • AIG said its ability to use all its tax-loss carryforwards could be limited if one or more shareholders acquire 5% or more of its shares, which could be construed as an "ownership change" under the Internal Revenue Code.

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  • "We have arrangements in place for deferrals and carryforwards that will prevent seesaw performance being met by undeserved payments," Mr. Buffett wrote.

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  • If you are, like most mortals these days, sitting on a pile of capital-loss carryforwards, short gains are effectively tax exempt.

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  • I may run out of capital loss carryforwards someday, but it won't be soon.

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  • Upside versus risk of ruin, limitations on potential loss carryforwards, deadweight loss of bankruptcy, etc.

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  • Also, taxpayers who use appreciated long-term capital gain property to make charitable contributions will not utilize capital loss carryforwards as quickly.

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