Total dollar return

Definition:

The dollar return on a nondollar investment, which includes the sum of any dividend/interest income, capital gains or losses, and currency gains or losses on the investment. See also: Total return.

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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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