Accounting for the sale or purchase of tax benefits through tax leases
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Published by Financial Accounting Standards Board in Stamford, Conn .
Written in English

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SeriesExposure draft (revised)
ContributionsFinancial Accounting Standards Board.
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Open LibraryOL14420446M

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