Definitions for "Investment tax credit"
The credit against federal income taxes provided by the Revenue Act for qualified depreciable assets after December 31, 1961, except for suspension periods October 10, 1966 to March 9, 1967, and April 18, 1969 to August 15, 1971. Tax Reform Act of 1986 repeals regular ITC for property placed in service after December 31, 1985.
A credit against income taxes, usually computed as a percent of the cost of investment in certain types of assets.
proportion of a companyâ€(tm)s new capital investment that can be used to reduce its taxes.