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purchaser

The fund-holding body—e.g., primary care trust (PCT) or a GP commissioning group—in the UK which buys health or social care services from a provider—e.g., an acute (NHS) hospital trust—on behalf of a local population or individuals with specific needs.

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n a program sponsor, often an employer or union, that contracts with the dental benefits organization to provide dental benefits to an enrolled population.
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In internal succession, buyers will sometimes consider the purchase only if the selling CPA has already successfully transitioned client relationships and responsibilities to other firm members, including the buyer.
Customers want and often demand fast and individualized service, with purchase orders fulfilled as soon as they arrive.
Auditors also found that in some cases the property purchased with the cards was not properly listed in record books and in four cases, including the purchase of computers valued at $11,258, there were no records at all.
EPA regulations say that if two products cost and work the same, agencies should purchase the one that is more eco-friendly.
351 transaction as a purchase when property is acquired in exchange for any cash or cash item, marketable stock or security or transferor's debt.
Purchase for $350,000 for a three story, mixed-use, walkup w/2 apts and 1 comm'l unit, located in Brooklyn, NY.
Some firearms traffickers obtain photo identification such as a driver's license in a state where they do not reside for the sole purpose of fraudulently proving residency to purchase firearms.
Scenario 2: The same employee buys the $150 item directly from the vendor, using her corporate purchase card, and gets it immediately.
Purchasing lead time is reduced by avoiding involvement of purchasing and accounts payable staff and avoiding the costly and time-consuming paperwork of requisitions and purchase orders.
business-to-business purchases from that country will remain stable.
Among loans used to purchase homes, the share of loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) dropped sharply from the previous year.
Pursuant to the tender offer, the company will first purchase shares of preferred stock from all holders of "odd lots" of less than 100 shares who properly tendered all of their shares before the expiration date.