FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT Definition

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FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT (FUTA) is a U.S, federal law providing guidelines for the unemployment compensation system. A Federal tax is paid by all liable employers to fund the administration of Federal and State unemployment insurance programs and the extended benefits program. FUTA provides for payments of unemployment compensation to workers who have lost their jobs. Most employers pay both a federal and a state unemployment tax.

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AMT BOND is a municipal bond issue used to fund qualified private activity projects such as pollution control facilities or student loans. AMT bonds are taxed as public-purpose municipals, except when an entity pays the alternative minimum tax, in which case the bond is taxed at the full AMT rate.

CONVERTIBLE DEBT is a debt instrument which can be exercised into the security of the debtor in accordance with the conditions set forth in the debt instrument.

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