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exemption

(ĕg-zĕmp′shŭn) [L. exemptio, removal]
Legal relief from an obligation, e.g., from the requirement that children be vaccinated before attending school, or that certain medications or devices be tested according to standard protocols before they are released to consumers.
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9504, he said an individual income taxpayer is allowed to claim additional exemption in the amount of P25,000 for each dependent not exceeding four.
By this date farmers will need to have registered for a new exemption and the show provides an ideal platform for our members to do this.
Suzanne Horn, farm business consultant in Strutt & Parker's Morpeth office, said: "It is imperative that farmers act on the letters from the EA and ensure their exemptions are registered by the deadline.
But in some cases, a thoughtful knowledge of available exemptions can help save a franchisor time and expense with a franchise sale if exemption conditions can be met.
The fund enabling the exemptions will be closely controlled by the Housing Development Corporation.
Another story in the series looked at the exemptions from employment laws that are given to religious groups.
To expedite the request, offer to discuss instances of deletion or other exemption claims in advance of a final decision.
THE WFTRA PROVIDES A UNIFORM DEFINITION OF "qualified child" that applies for purposes of head-of-household filing status, the child care credit, the dependency exemption and the earned income credit.
And until recently, winning an exemption was a time-consuming, complicated process.
A new exemption explicitly excludes cash settled derivative contracts.
economy would receive a blanket exemption from the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The Board proposed and sought public comment on the exemptions and interpretations in June 1998.