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carry forward

verb (transitive, adverb)
1.
(accounting) to transfer (a balance) to the next page, column, etc
2.
(tax accounting) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) carry over. to apply (a legally permitted credit, esp an operating loss) to the taxable income of following years to ease the overall tax burden
noun
3.
(tax accounting) Also called carry-over. an amount carried forward
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