Year-End Business Planning Provides Tax Savings: Debt Instruments

You may be able to reduce your tax liability through smart debt management planning. Consider whether to defer cancellation of debt (COD) income from the reacquisition of an applicable debt instrument in 2010. The business can elect to have the cancelled COD income included in gross income ratably over five tax years beginning with the fourth tax year following the tax year in which the repurchase occurs (i.e., beginning with 2014).  Contact our office for more information.

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