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tax deduction

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  1. an expenditure that is deducted from taxable income.
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tax deduction in Culture

tax deduction

An expense, such as a charitable contribution, that can be deducted from one's taxable income. Unlike a tax shelter, a tax deduction does not necessarily take the form of an investment.

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