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1 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. différer, to differ, fr L. diferre, carry in different directions, differ]
To delay or postpone a decision or action.

2 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. déférer, fr L. deferre, to carry down, report, accuse]
To yield respectfully to the opinions or desires of others.
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This is a preferred approach for a successful HDHP and HSA program, as it ensures that employees get some money into their HSA through the employer contribution and allows for the best tax treatment to allow for employees to contribute more on their own through payroll deferral.
Objective: To analyse the rates and reasons for donor deferral at a blood bank in Saudi Arabia.
Twenty-nine states have some form of property tax deferrals in place and other states are considering similar measures as well.
For insignificant failures-say, one or two participants making impermissible deferrals for less than a year-sponsors have essentially unlimited time to self-correct, Watson says.
The percentage of deferral donors with permanent causes were 19.71%.
The advantage of qualifying under the third safe harbor is that the generally applicable 50% QNEC will be replaced by a QNEC equal to 25% of the missed deferrals. This safe harbor is conditioned on furnishing a notice of the failure to the participant within 45 days after the beginning of correct deferrals.
4 While rigorous screening of donated blood is one of the major factors for preventing these transfusion transmitted infections, selection of appropriate and safe donors and finding reasons for donor deferrals have not been given much attention.5 Though deferring blood donors often leaves them with negative feelings about themselves and blood donation process.6 However following some criteria for deferrals and its implementation strongly influence the quality of blood supply.7
These deferrals will give further time for terms of a transaction to be finalised, for the debt holders to have sufficient time to review and approve the detailed transaction terms expected to be circulated shortly, for formal documents to be completed and then for implementation to occur.
(2) These amounts are referred to as "elective deferrals." It is helpful to remember that 401(k) plans can contain the following: