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Allocation

The apportionment or designation of an item for a specific purpose or to a particular place.In the law of trusts, the allocation of cash dividends earned by a stock that makes up the principal of a trust for a beneficiary usually means that the dividends will be treated as income to be paid to the beneficiary. The allocation of stock dividends generally means that such dividends will be added to the shares of stock held as principal, thereby increasing its size.

See: allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, budget, circulation, classification, consignment, coupon, dispensation, distribution, division, interest, order, part, portion, quota, share

ALLOCATION, Eng. law. An allowance upon account in the Exchequer; or rather, placing or adding to a thing. Ency. Lond.

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While the target is down our range has widened up to 12%." Broader range allowances for asset allocation may enable pensions to invest in more property nowadays, but in a strange scenario in 2001, they actually curtailed real estate investment just when the asset class was poised to take off.
Good capital management identifies, analyzes and compares all opportunities open to a company at the allocation and sanctioning stages in a constant search for better strategies.
(21) See, e.g., Sacks, Intercompany Federal Income Tax Allocation Agreements, 13 Journal of Corporate Taxation 54 (1986), and Crestol, Hennessey & Yates, The Consolidated Tax Return [para.] 10.06 (Fifth Edition 1993).
Railways Division received Rs 16.99 billion out of its total allocation of Rs 28.06 billion whereas Aviation Division received Rs 0.742 billion out of total allocation of Rs 3.65 billion.
The States and Frontier Region Division against its total allocations of Rs 26410.000 million received releases of Rs 10500.800 million, Statistics Division against its total allocations of Rs 200.000 million got releases of Rs 60 million, while Suparco against its Rs 2500 million allocations received Rs 1000 million.
Thus, a transferor may elect out of the automatic allocation rules for transfers subject to an ETIP at any time before the due date of the Federal gift tax return for the calendar year in which the ETIP closes.
- Rs 11.894 billion for NTDC and PEPCO against total allocation of Rs 33.365 billion in PSDP 2018-19
Railways Division received Rs16.999 billion out of its total allocation of
Tharaka Nithi got the second lowest allocation followed by Elgeyo Marakwet at Sh3.7 billion and Sh3.8 billion respectively.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has released Rs310.292 billion against the total allocation of Rs675 billion under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19 for various ongoing and new schemes.
Similarly, an amount of Rs 9.3 million has been released for Petroleum Division out of its allocations of Rs 463.2, million, Rs 1.8 billion for Planning, Development and Reform Division out of its allocations of Rs 7.03 billion whereas Rs 493.5 million have been released for SUPARCO out of its allocations of Rs 2.9 billion.
Similarly, an amount of Rs9.3 million has been released for Petroleum Division out of its allocation of Rs463.2, million, Rs977.65 million for Planning, Development and Reform Division out of its allocation of Rs7.03 billion whereas Rs246.7 million have been released for SUPARCO out of its allocation of Rs2.9 billion.