interest relief


interest relief
payments by way of interest may be deductible in computing a taxpayer's taxable income.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • mortgage interest relief at source — MIRAS Formerly, an arrangement allowing income tax relief to be given to a mortgagor on the first £30,000 of a loan taken out to purchase a main residence. Introduced in 1982 to encourage home ownership, it was progressively restricted from 1994… …   Accounting dictionary

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  • relief — relief1 reliefless, adj. /ri leef /, n. 1. alleviation, ease, or deliverance through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc. 2. a means or thing that relieves pain, distress, anxiety, etc. 3. money, food, or other help given to those in… …   Universalium


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