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To result; to take effect; to be of use, benefit, or advantage to an individual.

For example, when a will makes the provision that all Personal Property is to inure to the benefit of a certain individual, such an individual is given the right to receive all the personal property owned by the testator upon his or her death.

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v. result in. Commonly used in legal terminology in the phrase: "to inure to the benefit of Janet Jones."

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to come into operation or take effect.
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TO INURE. To take effect; as, the pardon inures.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This was an inappropriate and generally harmful remedy because it might deny health-care services to innocent individuals who had no control over the private inurement. Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 provides a welcome alternative to this drastic penalty by providing for a new IRC section 4958.
The new IRC section 4958 enacted by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2, strengthens the IRS's enforcement policy by providing targeted sanctions against responsible individuals when private inurement occurs.