BP will deduct its $20 billion costs against tax and that's a direct loss to revenue.
Firms can deduct their business investments, and households pay no taxes on interest, dividends and capital gains.
Either it will declare President Hamid Karzai winner in the first round, or deduct enough votes to force a runoff.
early 15c., from Latin deductus, past participle of deducere "lead down, bring away;" see deduce, with which it formerly was interchangeable. Technically, deduct refers to taking away portions or amounts; subtract to taking away numbers. Related: Deducted; deducting.