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That which is omitted, excluded, or set apart.
[L. excipio, to exclude]
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The Taxpayer Relief Act of 2006 sets an annual inflation index that serves as a cap on a school district's allowable real estate tax increase unless a district obtains approval from voters or is granted an exception by the Department of Education.
NOTE: The cap exception is retroactive to the beginning of 2006.
The adoption of the recurring item exception, together with the holdings in Rev.
2006-12 only applies to taxpayers changing to an accounting method provided under the Sec: 263(a) regulations; it does not apply to taxpayers changing their method using the economic performance 3 1/2-month rule or recurring-item exception.
Instead, Roberts wrote that the federal government's "argument echoes the classic rejoinder of bureaucrats throughout history: If I make an exception for you, I'll have to make one for everybody, so no exceptions.
4(3)(b) provides an exception for amounts treated as proceeds of a disposition under description E of the cumulative eligible capital definition in subsection 14(5).
The motor vehicle exception to the Fourth Amendment, first recognized by the Supreme Court in Carroll v.
The second exception is an internal control deficiency caused by the failure in design or operation of a control.
If so, would you have some temporary exceptions such as for special shocks (price of oil, etc.
The "realists" have grasped at the clear proclamation at the beginning of the section proposed in Bill C-43, which condemned the killing of unborn human life, but they have underestimated not only the exception, but also the deadly general effect of exceptions upon divine principle and authority.