Example sentences for: deduction

How can you use “deduction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Further assume, for simplicity, that our hypothetical couple's marginal tax rate is 28 percent, so their deduction costs the federal government $1,120 (28 percent of $4,000).

  • Only the unions, worried about the deduction for employer-paid health care, cut much sway with Democrats.

  • The child support deduction allowed by this rule encourages payment of child support by increasing a household's food stamp allotment if a member is paying child support.

  • Or, you may use payroll deduction to make your gift.

  • Burton's imagery has an ecstatic intensity; it's too bad that the movie--loosely based on the Irving classic about a ghost who haunts New York's Hudson Valley in the decades after the American Revolution--has been constructed as a sort of proto- Hound of the Baskervilles . In the screenplay, credited to Andrew Kevin Walker ( Seven , 1995) but reportedly rewritten by Tom Stoppard, the schoolteacher Ichabod Crane is now a New York City constable (Johnny Depp) who travels upstate to solve a series of beheadings using the fledgling sciences of pathology and deduction.


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