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To exclude; reject; deny the force or validity of.

The term disallow is applied to such things as an insurance company's refusal to pay a claim.


verb abjure, abnegate, abrogate, contravene, controvert, deny, disaffirm, disagree, disavow, disclaim, discredit, disown, dispute, dissent, impugn, negate, not accept, not comply, not confirm, object, oppose, protest, rebuff, rebut, refuse, refuse to accnowledge, refuse to allow, refuse to corroborate, refuse to grant, refute, reject, renunciate, repudiate, repulse, resist, spurn, vetare, withhold approval
Associated concepts: disallow a claim, notice of disallowance
See also: ban, bar, censor, condemn, constrain, contradict, controvert, debar, deny, disaffirm, disapprove, dismiss, disown, dissent, eliminate, enjoin, exclude, forbid, forestall, gainsay, halt, inhibit, interdict, interfere, negate, prohibit, proscribe, rebuff, refuse, reject, repudiate, restrain, restrict, stop, withhold
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We will also clearly define when a superior is liable for COA suspension and disallowances as well as how a subordinate can steer clear of liabilities for an irregular act committed by his/her superior.
So, next year, there will be no more COA disallowances,' Corpuz said, citing as an example the PCSO employees' 14th and 15th month pay.
11) Therefore, the Internal Revenue Service has instead focused on whether the flights are subject to the entertainment disallowance under I.
In its apparent zeal both to issue guidance quickly and also to change company behavior by imposing a deduction disallowance on all "entertainment" use of company aircraft by "specified individuals," the IRS conjured a methodology for allocating expenses to any entertainment use that can yield surprising results.
transfers of funds, hiring of private lawyersconsultants, travel expenses, collective negotiation agreements, unauthorized benefits and more) that result in COA's notices of suspension, notices of disallowance and notices of charges.
MANILA -- The Commission on Audit (COA) submitted notices of disallowance to those involved in the alleged pork barrel scam case of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile only this year, but apparently excluding accused mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.
14, the petitioner said Revilla's office received from COA four notices of disallowance involving certain amounts released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to TRC under Special Allotment Release Order (Saro).
If they determine that the claim cannot be allowed, a notice of disallowance is issued to the taxpayer.
Commission on Audit (COA) chair Grace Pulido-Tan said Tuesday that her agency would issue notices of disallowance (NDs) involving P6 billion worth of pork barrel funds that a special audit conducted from 2007 to 2009 found was illegally funneled to bogus nongovernment organizations (NGOs).