Perfected first lien

Definition:

A first attachment on an asset that is duly recorded with the relevant government body so that the lender will be able to act on it should the borrower default.

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Tax loss carryback, carryforward

A tax benefit that allows business losses to be used to reduce tax liability in previous and or following years.

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