tax return
tax return n: return (5)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

tax return
n.
A document filed by a taxpayer with the Internal Revenue Service or state tax agency on which the taxpayer reports a taxable year’s income, deductions, and credits, and calculates tax liability.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


tax return
The form taxpayers must file with the taxing authority which details the taxpayer's income, expenses, exemptions, deductions, and calculation of taxes.
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


tax return
n. A form issued by the federal government, many state governments, and some municipalities on which a person reports income, deductions, exemptions, and credits and then uses those figures to calculate income-tax liability.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


tax return
The form that the government requires a taxpayer to file with the appropriate official by a designated date to disclose and detail income subject to taxation and eligibility for deductions and exemptions, along with a remittance of the tax due or a claim for a refund of taxes that were overpaid.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


tax return
The form that the government requires a taxpayer to file with the appropriate official by a designated date to disclose and detail income subject to taxation and eligibility for deductions and exemptions, along with a remittance of the tax due or a claim for a refund of taxes that were overpaid.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

tax return
n.
   the form to be filed with a taxing authority by a taxpayer which details his/her/their income, expenses, exemptions, deductions and calculation of taxes which are chargeable to the taxpayer.
   See also: tax

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • tax return — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tax return : singular tax return plural tax returns an official document on which you give details of your income so that the government can calculate the amount of tax that you have to pay …   English dictionary

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