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tax yearnoun [C]

any twelve-month ​period at the end of which ​tax is ​calculated on ​income during that ​period. The ​taxyear can ​start in different months, depending on the country or ​organization: The ​figures for the ​taxyear 2009/2010 are given in the ​table below. If the non-US ​shareholder was a nonresident ​alien who was physically ​present in the US during the ​taxyear for more than 182 days, the ​distributions would be ​subject to a 30% ​tax. According to ​companyrecords from the ​taxyearending September 2011, he is one of the ​highestpaidCEOs in the ​state.
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