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Ruling

A judicial or administrative interpretation of a provision of a statute, order, regulation, or ordinance. The judicial determination of matters before the court such as the admissibility of evidence or the granting of a motion, which is an application for an order.

ruling

n. court decision on a case or any legal question.

ruling

noun adjudication, award, command, court's finding, decision, decree, determination, edict, finding, findings of fact and conclusions of law, judgment, judicial determination, judicial proclamaaion, judicial pronouncement, opinion of the court, order, order of the court, pronouncement, resolution, rule, verdict
Associated concepts: judicial ruling, ruling from the bench
See also: absolute, act, adjudication, authority, award, canon, central, code, conclusion, condition, conviction, decree, determination, dictate, directive, documentation, dominant, edict, enactment, essential, finding, finding of guilt, influential, judgment, mandate, master, measure, omnipotent, opinion, order, potent, powerful, predominant, prescription, prevailing, primary, principal, pronouncement, requirement, rubric, sentence, sovereign, verdict
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They require a letter of determination from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you have received tax exempt status to operate them.
IRS Forms 1023, the application for tax-exempt status, is informative, as is the IRS Letter of Determination, which notifies the group of its status.
The VCR program is not available if a plan has no letter of determination concerning its tax-qualified status or if the plan document does not comply with all legal requirements.
A taxpayer can determine the tax exempt status of an organization either by contacting the local office of the IRS, or by asking the organization for a copy of its Letter of Determination.