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What do figures in parenthesis in a tax return form mean?


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Answered 2007-09-06 19:00:46

That is standard accounting and financial format to identify negative numbers. (It's much more visible than a little dash before a number, or, especially for things printed and then copied, seeing the proverbial "red ink", which is also used in some formats).

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