Deferred compensation

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deferred compensation

An arrangement in which a portion of an employee's income is paid out at a date later than income is actually earned. Examples include pensions, retirement plans, and stock options. The primary benefit of most deferred compensation plans is the deferral of tax.


Deferred compensation--what is it?, Bogleheads forum discussion
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