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Disqualify

To deprive of eligibility or render unfit; to disable or incapacitate.

To be disqualified is to be stripped of legal capacity. A wife would be disqualified as a juror in her husband's trial for murder due to the nature of their relationship. A person may be disqualified for employment at a certain job because of a physical disability.

disqualify

verb bar, block, check, counteract, debar, deny, deprive of power, disable, disarm, disenable, disfranchise, dispossess of right, divest of right, excipere, exclude, incapacitate, inhibit, interfere, invalidate, make impossible, make useless, neutralize, preclude, prohibit, reject, render impotent, render unfit, restrict, rule out, stop, strip of right, undermine, unfit
Associated concepts: disqualified for interest, disqualified to act, disqualifying interest, disqualifying opinion, permaaently disqualified
See also: ban, censor, condemn, disable, eliminate, exclude, invalidate, prohibit, recall

disqualify

see DISQUALIFICATION.
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355(d) disqualifies a spin-off if, immediately thereafter, any person owns "disqualified stock" constituting 50%-or-more ownership in either the parent (Distributing) or the spun-off subsidiary (Controlled).
Rev Proc 2004-51 specifically disqualifies deferred exchanges where the property has been owned by the taxpayer any time within the last 180 days.
163(j) often disqualifies interest when payments are entirely legitimate and, in fact, subject to a higher rate of tax in a parent's hands than in a subsidiary's hands.