the practice of selling a bond before its dividend is due and buying it back later in order to avoid paying tax

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  • bond-washing — bondˈ washing noun An illegal series of deals in bonds designed to avoid payment of tax • • • Main Entry: ↑bond …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bond Washing — The practice of selling a bond just before it pays a coupon payment and then buying it back once the coupon has been paid. Bond washing results in a tax free capital gains because after the coupon has been paid, the bond will sell for less. Bond… …   Investment dictionary

  • bond washing — The process of selling a bond cum dividend and then repurchasing the bond ex dividend, designed to convert the coupon element of the bond s price into a capital gain, rather than receiving the coupon as income. This does not however, affect the… …   Financial and business terms

  • bond washing — See dividend stripping …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • bond-washing — / bɒnd ˌwɒʃɪŋ/ noun selling securities cum dividend and buying them back later ex dividend, or selling US Treasury bonds with the interest coupon, and buying them back ex coupon, so as to reduce tax …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • bond — n. & v. n. 1 a a thing that ties another down or together. b (usu. in pl.) a thing restraining bodily freedom (broke his bonds). 2 (often in pl.) a a uniting force (sisterly bond). b a restraint; a responsibility (bonds of duty). 3 a binding… …   Useful english dictionary

  • washing — / wɒʃɪŋ/ noun US the practice of selling and buying back the same security, so as to reduce tax liability, or to increase trading volume. ⇒ bond washing …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • dividend stripping — bond washing The practice of buying gilt edged security after they have gone ex dividend (see ex ) and selling them cum dividend just before the next dividend is due. This procedure enables the investor to avoid receiving dividends, which in the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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