carryforward

noun

car·​ry·​for·​ward ˈker-ē-ˈfȯr-wərd How to pronounce carryforward (audio)
ˈka-rē-,
-ˌfȯr-,
 Southern also  -ˈfär-,
-ˌfär-

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump’s qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million. Michael R. Sisak, Fortune, 31 Dec. 2022 In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump's qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million. Arkansas Online, 31 Dec. 2022 In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump’s qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million for the final year of his term in office. Time, 30 Dec. 2022 In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump’s qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million for the final year of his term in office. Michael R. Sisak, Jill Colvin, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Dec. 2022 In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump’s qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million for the final year of his term in office. The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Dec. 2022 In total for that tax year, combined with nearly $9 million in carryforward loss from previous years, Trump’s qualified losses amounted to more than $58 million for the final year of his term in office. Michael R. Sisak, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Dec. 2022 Under the proposal, interest disallowed in a taxable year beginning after December 31, 2021, can no longer be carried forward indefinitely but would be limited to a five-year carryforward. Lynn Mucenski Keck, Forbes, 9 Oct. 2021 Business losses exceeding the EBL limitation are a NOL carryforward. Robert Green, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of carryforward was in 1898

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“Carryforward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carryforward. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

Legal Definition

carryforward

noun
car·​ry·​for·​ward ˌkar-ē-ˈfōr-wərd How to pronounce carryforward (audio)
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