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Determinable

Liable to come to an end upon the happening of a certain contingency. Susceptible of being determined, found out, definitely decided upon, or settled.

determinable

adj. defining something which may be terminated upon the occurrence of a particular event, used primarily to describe an interest in real property, such as a fee simple determinable, in which property is deeded to another, but may revert to the giver or go to a third person if, as examples, the receiver (grantee) marries, divorces, or no longer lives in the house.

determinable

(Ascertainable), adjective admitting of decision, amenable to measurement, appraisable, appreciable, assessable, capable of decision, cognizable, computable, construable, countable, decipherable, deducible, definable, detectible, discernible, discoverable, distinguishable, estimable, explainable, fathomable, fixable, gaugeable, interpretable, judicable, knowable, measurable, mensurable, noticeable, observable, perceivable, perceptible, resolvable, solvable, subject to measurement, surveyable, that may be determined, verifiable, workable
Associated concepts: determinable period of usefulness
Foreign phrases: Terminus annorum certus debet esse et determinatus.A term of years ought to be certain and determinate.

determinable

(Liable to be terminated), adjective approaching an end, approaching the finish, coming to an end, drawing to a close, having the possibility of terminaaion, liable to be completed, liable to be discontinued, liable to be dropped, liable to be ended, liable to come to an end, liable to expire, nearing completion, subject to be connluded, subject to cancellation, subject to discontinuance, subject to termination, terminable, with the end in sight
Associated concepts: determinable fee, determinable interrst, determinable remainder in fee
See also: accountable, appreciable, ascertainable, provable, solvable

determinable

liable to termination under certain conditions.

DETERMINABLE. What may come to an end, by the happening of a contingency; as a determinable fee. See 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1695.

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01 Question--Entities may make investments in securities, required by generally accepted accounting principles to be accounted for at fair value, where a readily determinable fair value for those securities does not exist.
If the benefit terms establish an obligation to pay specific amounts on fixed or determinable dates, the cost of non-healthcare-related termination benefits should be calculated as the discounted present value of expected future benefit payments, including an assumption regarding changes in future cost levels during the periods covered by the employer's commitment to provide the benefits.
The regulations provide special rules for determining when to take into account deductions related to accrued compensation fixed and determinable by the end of the annualization period.
For investments that do not have a readily determinable market value, consider other procedures, such as using a specialist engaged by the plan to value those investments (such as an appraiser for the real estate held by the plan); determining what criteria the financial institution used in valuing the investments to see if they were valued in good faith; do market comparisons of similar investments to the extent possible; and discuss these investments with the plan's investment managers or investment consultants.
A company that issues mandatorily redeemable preferred stock simultaneously incurs a contractual obligation to redeem the stock for a specified or determinable amount on a specified or determinable date.
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The offering price must be fixed and determinable under the agreement;
Life settlements, also known as senior settlements, do not involve a terminal illness (less than 24-month life expectancy) but a determinable life expectancy based upon the insured's age, health and lifestyle.
CPAs who advise clients and employers on these transactions will find the rules for how to treat fixed and determinable obligations well established; those for contingent liabilities are not.
These statements relate to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable.