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Contest

To defend against an adverse claim made in a court by a plaintiff or a prosecutor; to challenge a position asserted in a judicial proceeding, as to contest the probate of a will.

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During elections 1993, fourteen women candidates contested elections to as many Muslim seats.
During elections 1990, twelve women candidates contested elections to the 13 Muslim seats, Benazir Bhutto of people's Democratic Alliance (PDA) contested from both NA 1 Peshawar 1 and NA 166 Larkana 3.
The Ninth Circuit held that IRC section 535(b)(1) should be interpreted in accordance with the long-standing meaning of the word "accrual." Therefore, Metro's 1995 paid but contested tax liability did not accrue in the taxable year assessed.
the statutory purpose can be fulfilled by allowing the taxpayer to take the deduction whenever the money for the settlement of the contested liability is irrevocably parted with, provided that the manner of transfer is not open to the possibility of tax abuse."
Taxpayers entering into escrow or other transfer agreements with respect to contested liabilities should be mindful of these court decisions, as well as the Service's position.
The wealth effect for the shareholders of contested firms consists of two components.
Section II analyzes the behavior of a contested firm's stock transaction prices in the pre-contest, contest and post-contest periods.
It also reopens a controversy about contested liability.
It's this sort of reasoning that led the Florida Supremes to conclude that the resolution of a contest requires only the statewide manual counting of contested "undervotes" rather than of all the votes (as the Bush team argued).
461 (f) and the related regulations provide rules for the timing of deductions for contested liabilities.
A contested liability arises when a taxpayer refuses to admit liability to pay an amount claimed.
In the 13th general election, DAP won 19 state seats contested, PKR secured 10 out of the 16 seats contested, PAS won only one out of six seats contested, and Barisan Nasional secured 10.