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

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  • accumulated earnings — UK US noun [plural] ACCOUNTING ► RETAINED EARNINGS(Cf. ↑retained earnings) …   Financial and business terms

  • accumulated earnings — See: accumulated profits …   Accounting dictionary

  • accumulated earnings tax — n: a tax levied on the taxable income of a corporation that is accumulated by the corporation rather than distributed to shareholders and that is not retained for the reasonable needs of the business Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Accumulated Earnings and Profits — An accounting term applicable to stockholders of closely held businesses. Accumulated earnings and profits are a company s net profits after deducting distributions to the stockholders. This is calculated as of the beginning of the …   Investment dictionary

  • accumulated earnings credit — A deduction allowed in arriving at accumulated taxable income for purposes of determining the accumulated earnings See accumulated earnings tax accumulated taxable income …   Black's law dictionary

  • accumulated earnings credit — A deduction allowed in arriving at accumulated taxable income for purposes of determining the accumulated earnings See accumulated earnings tax accumulated taxable income …   Black's law dictionary

  • accumulated earnings tax — A special tax imposed on corporations that accumulate (rather than distribute via dividends) their earnings beyond the reasonable needs of the business. The accumulated earnings tax is imposed on accumulated taxable income in addition to the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accumulated earnings tax — A special tax imposed on corporations that accumulate (rather than distribute via dividends) their earnings beyond the reasonable needs of the business. The accumulated earnings tax is imposed on accumulated taxable income in addition to the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Accumulated Earnings Tax — A tax imposed by the federal government upon companies with retained earnings deemed to be unreasonable and in excess of what is considered ordinary. The federal government produced this tax to deter investors from negatively influencing a… …   Investment dictionary

  • accumulated profits — accumulated earnings The amount showing in the appropriation of profits account that can be carried forward to the next year s accounts, i.e. after paying dividends, taxes, and putting some to reserve …   Accounting dictionary

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