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elect

(Choose), verb creare, decide, deligere, deterrine in favor of, distinguish by special selection, eligere, eliminate the alternatives, exercise an option, exercise dissretion, make a choice, make a selection, name, opt for, pick, select, settle on, will
Associated concepts: election of remedies, election of rights, election under a will, equitable election, right of election

elect

(Select by a vote), verb appoint by vote, cast the majority of ballots for, choose for office, designate for office by vote, place in office, select for office, vote into office
Associated concepts: election by ballot, election contest, election day, election district, election laws, election reeurns, electioneering, elective office, general election, nooice of election, popular election, primary election, public election, regular election, special election
See also: adopt, choose, decide, entrust, intend, prefer, premium, select, vote
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10 Which officials listed on the map will your state elect in November?
Thus, an employee given a choice of MSA contributions may have the option to elect non-health tax-free benefits, such as dependent care or group term life insurance, or cash.
If an IRA owner is married and selects his or her spouse as a named beneficiary no later than the required beginning date, the IRA owner may elect on or before that date for IRA distributions to be paid over a fixed number of years based on the joint life expectancy found in table VI of Treasury regulations section 1.
Combination category 2/3 transfer: Statement: T hereby elects that the automatic allocation rules will not apply to any transfers by T to B in 2006 or to any additional transfers T may make to B in subsequent years.
Part three, column (c),"2632(c) election out" allows the tax preparer to check a box to elect out of the deemed-allocation rules.
Thus, split gifts made by the transferor's spouse are now listed separately in Part 1, 2 or 3 of Schedule A, Facilitating the ability to elect out of the deemed-allocation rules for split gifts that are direct skips or lifetime redirect-skip transfers.
1033, which allows a taxpayer who has had property converted into cash involuntarily to elect to limit the gain recognized on the involuntarily converted property if the taxpayer converts the cash into similar replacement property within two years.
Page 5 of IRS Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information, discusses spouses who elect to file separately and how one spouse may be able to file as head of household if the spouses live apart and meet certain tests.
The taxpayer may elect on an annual basis to compute the amortization using the constant-yield method.
A taxpayer can elect out of the five-year carryback period for the farming loss and be subject to the two-year carryback or the 20-year carryforward.
The QSSS election (or revocation) would not have to be made within two and one-half months of the beginning of the year to be retroactive; the parent could choose a prospective date of no more than a year later to elect or revoke the election.
2056(b)-7(h), Example 6, is that no part of a bequest in trust will qualify for the marital deduction if the executor has discretion to elect any amount to qualify for QTIP treatment, with the balance going to a non-QTIP trust.