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en·ti·ty

(en'ti-tē),
An independent thing; that which contains in itself all the conditions essential to individuality; that which forms of itself a complete whole; medically, denoting a separate and distinct disease or condition.
[L. ens (ent-), being, pres. p. of esse, to be]

entity

(ĕn′tĭ-tē) [L. ens, being]
1. A thing existing independently, containing in itself all the conditions necessary to individuality.
2. Something that forms a complete whole, denoting a distinct condition or disease.

en·ti·ty

(en'ti-tē)
Independent thing; that which contains in itself all conditions essential to individuality.
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The issue of tax-exempt entities and tax shelters remains the focus of IRS compliance plans and is on the Senate Finance Committee's (SFC's) policy agenda.
A global tax plan should consider the legal position of multinational entities within a country.
Thus, in the present environment, health care entities should carefully delineate those actions that constitute a formal investigation as well as those that are considered to reflection on "professional competence and conduct.
They need to identify and maintain linkages that determine which issues link into which issuers, and which issuers link into which higher entities or parent organisations.