nondeductible

adjective

non·​de·​duct·​ible ˌnän-di-ˈdək-tə-bəl How to pronounce nondeductible (audio)
: not deductible
especially : not deductible for income tax purposes
a nondeductible contribution
nondeductibility noun

Examples of nondeductible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although the 2017 change in the tax law made more payments to the government nondeductible, payments of restitution are generally still fair game for tax write-offs. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Now imagine that Congress enacted the border adjustment, making payments for imports nondeductible. Alex Raskolnikov, Foreign Affairs, 24 May 2017 This strategy enables investors to make nondeductible contributions to a traditional IRA and then transfer that balance into a Roth IRA without paying taxes. Tanza Loudenback, wsj.com, 4 Jan. 2024 In response, companies must spend ample sums of nondeductible money for security and cash-handling services. Rolling Stone, 22 Nov. 2022 There are other ways to turn nondeductible political donations into ones that are. Laura Saunders, WSJ, 16 Sep. 2022 George had been making nondeductible contributions for all those years. Arthur McPherson, Forbes, 26 Aug. 2022 Be careful, since tax changes in effect since 2018 can make fees nondeductible. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Rents rose as landlords refused to pay their mortgage interest with nondeductible cash. Dan Palmer and David Williams, WSJ, 25 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondeductible was in 1943

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“Nondeductible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondeductible. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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nondeductible

adjective
non·​de·​duct·​ible -di-ˈdək-tə-bəl How to pronounce nondeductible (audio)
: not deductible
especially : not deductible for income tax purposes
a nondeductible contribution
nondeductibility noun
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