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At Issue

A phrase that describes the status of parties in a lawsuit when they make contradictory statements about a point specified in their pleadings.

at issue

adverb being analyzed, in contemplation, in dispute, in question, on the agenda, under advisement, under consideration, under examination
See also: arguable, competitive, contestable, contrary, controversial, debatable, disputable, dissenting, doubtful
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As the vast majority of loan origination costs at issue for financial institutions fall into the above categories, the proposed regulations would allow a current deduction for these costs.
If such a claim is disallowed early in the audit process, this could lead to the filing of a suit before the end of the audit; that suit must include all items relating to the taxable year at issue.
However, when large amounts of money are at issue, significant improvement has been lacking, Further, contrary to expanding examiners' decision-making authority, issue coordination and counsel involvement have diminished success.