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tax

Vox populi Monies paid to a governing body. See Dean's tax, Fat tax, Provider tax, Sin tax.

tax,

n a ratable portion of the proceeds or value of the property and labor of the citizen; any contribution imposed by government for the use and service of the state.
tax brackets,
n.pl the income intervals of the graduated income tax law that establish the rate of tax for each level of income.
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA),
n.pr legislation (Public Law 97-248) affecting health maintenance organizations and the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Provides regulations for the development of HMO risk contracting with the Medicare program and, through an amendment, establishes new provisions for the foundation and operation of peer review organizations.
tax planning,
n making business and investment decisions based on estimated income and current and projected tax laws.
tax shelter investments,
n.pl investments that reduce, remove, or defer income from state and federal income tax liability.
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TEI recommends that the FASB confirm that in applying FAS 5 to tax liabilities an enterprise need not accrue a loss for the potential disallowance of a tax position (regardless of the level of confidence that the position would be sustained if challenged) unless it is probable that the position will be challenged and disallowed by the relevant taxing authority.
In particular, both debtors and taxing authorities have an interest in the classification of (potential) tax claims, whether to protect their interest in those claims or to shed liabilities and maximize a fresh start.
Be on the Alert for Controversies by the Affected Taxing Districts
Validating internal and inventory controls, no sales invoices, and a different method of purchasing and payment provide new challenges for taxing authorities.
The report also reflects a likely taxing jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) based on the delivery Zip Code, and provides a maximum possible tax rate for jurisdictions in that Zip Code which may be utilized to assess the accuracy of the tax rate charged by the vendor.
In an electronic audit situation, the taxing authority may need to interact with representative(s) from other departments including internal audit, data processing, management information systems and records management, as coordinated through the primary taxpayer representative.
The ITFA prevents the Federal government from taxing electronic commerce and Internet access through special excise taxes or sales taxes.
86-272 prohibits a state from taxing a business whose only connection with the state is the solicitation of orders for sales of tangible personal property sent out of the state for approval or rejection, and, if approved, filled and shipped by the business from a point outside the state.
This article complements Paul McDaniel's piece in the November-December 1995 issue, which highlighted the issues involved in taxing consumption only.
Additionally, California, Delaware, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Tennessee allow installment plans negotiated between the estate and the state taxing authority.
It is not about taxing something -- consumption -- that we do not tax currently.
The IRS is also stricter than most taxing authorities in auditing transfer pricing, imposing substantial documentation requirements and harsh penalties under Sec.