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WITHHOLDING TAX Definition
WITHHOLDING TAX usually refers to those taxes that are withheld from an employee's compensation to account for that individuals tax liability on his/her compensation.
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MARKET TO BOOK VALUE is calculated by dividing the market value (MV) of a company, i.e., the total value of all its outstanding shares, by the value of its tangible assets (TA). Also known as TOBIN RATIO = MV/TA.
GILT is a bond issued by the UK government. Gilts are equivalent to a U.S. Treasury security.