carry-back


carry-back
A provision in the tax law which allows a taxpayer to apply a net operating loss in one year to the three immediately preceding tax years, beginning with the earliest year. A net operating loss must be carried back unless the taxpayer elects to forego the carry-back and carry the loss forward. I.R.C. No. 172(b)
Compare to carry-over

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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