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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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On the other hand, the language dealing with stock options in Notice 2005-1 (45) and the proposed regulations is very different, suggesting that unless there is no possibility during the life of the stock right for a reduction in the exercise price, such right will be treated as deferred compensation for Sec.
If the tax deduction is less than the financial statement compensation expense, the write-off of the remaining deferred tax asset is charged against the APIC pool.
For a company, a deferred prosecution disposition is almost always far more favorable than a criminal conviction, whether by guilty plea or after a trial.
Certain popular executive benefit arrangements, funded with life insurance and in wide use today, may unintentionally create a deferred compensation promise that now needs to be properly documented.
Use the database tool to calculate the current FCI, which is the dollar value of the One-Year Deferred Maintenance Backlog (DMB) divided by the CRV of the building.
Now is the time to prepare and inform yourself and, if necessary, assist your clients in making the necessary changes to meet the new deferred compensation requirements without incurring penalties.
MCI, for instance, entered into a deferred prosecution agreement and cooperated as prosecutors went after former CEO Bernard Ebbers (who was convicted).
based research on the use of deferred taxes to manage earnings.
Darryll Holland May, 1999 15 + 6 deferred (later activated)
The only surviving Federal Theatre reader's report on Liberty Deferred is a generally negative one, dated 20 August 1938 - coincidentally or not, the same day a New York Daily News headline blared "WPA Theatre Faces Probe as 'Hotbed of Reds'" (Mathews 205).
Officers who have 20 years' service may join the deferred option plan.
Temporary differences are the major cause of deferred tax assets and liabilities.