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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 fact, for a transition to be successful, this is often the primary job description for the selling CPA, both before the actual purchase is closed and for a period of time afterward.
Gateway's eSource offers a flexible extranet that allows customers to manage all of their technology purchases through a single customized Web site.
If effectively implemented, these controls should help strengthen the overall Air Force purchase card control environment as well as controls over statement reconciliation and approval,'' the report said.
The State of Vermont, where a "Clean State Initiative" is endeavoring to purchase only chlorine-free paper and textile products because of concerns about the environmental impact of dioxin (a byproduct of chlorine bleaching).
Under the final regulations, stock acquired in a qualified stock purchase for which an election is made under Sec.
Purchase for $485,000 for a two story, mixed-use, walk-up w/6 apts, 2 comm'l units and parking lot, located in Red Bank, NJ.
Investigators should maintain a separate file for each recovery, including the recovery report, trace request, trace results, multiple firearms purchase information, suspect gun information, as well as identification and background information for all individuals involved.
Companies using purchase cards generally limit the purchases to low-dollar items that are usually not stored by the business.
That is, the choice made by the user company will involve a trade-off between the time, expense and complexity that would be involved verifying that the precise amount of tax is paid on each purchase, on the one hand, and the risk of either overpaying or underpaying tax through less time consuming, less expensive and less cumbersome, but inherently less accurate, estimation methods on the other hand.
Secondary market participants generally do not originate loans, but they do specify the underwriting guidelines that loans must meet to be eligible for purchase or securitization.
To the relief of many potentially affected companies, the normal purchase and sales exemption (Paragraph 10b of FAS 133) saved the day.
Because the individual shareholders are required by the buy-sell agreement to purchase a decedent's stock, the insurance should be owned and the premiums paid for by the shareholders.