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liable

adj. responsible or obligated. Thus, a person or entity may be liable for damages due to negligence, liable to pay a debt, liable to perform an act for which he/she/it contracted to do, or liable to punishment for commission of a crime. Failure to meet the responsibility or obligation opens one up to a lawsuit, and committing a crime can lead to a criminal prosecution. (See: liability)

liable

legally obliged or responsible. See also STRICT LIABILITY, VICARIOUS LIABILITY.
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Under the fourth slab, a person earning more than Rs208,333.33 per month but less than Rs291,666.66 is liable to pay a fixed sum of Rs16,250 and 17.5% of the amount exceeding Rs208,333.33 per month from the next fiscal year.
(We hold them administratively liable because it's their job.
The court, however, said that the return of the money was pursuant to Article 100 of the Revised Penal Code, which states that "every person criminally liable for a felony is also civilly liable." The same law did not state whether a person cleared of criminal liability could no longer be held for civil liability.
The Supreme Court's decision in Mohamud v W M Morrison Supermarkets [2016], found that the employer was liable for the acts of an employee who assaulted a customer on a petrol station forecourt.
According to this classical approach, companies could not be criminally prosecuted nor found criminally liable for offences committed by their employees or managers.
While it modified the previous rulings, the panel headed by COA Chairman Michael Aguinaldo upheld that retrenched PNCC employees and officials who approved the unauthorized amount of severance pay should be held liable in returning the money to the government.
According to the FTA's statement, suppliers will be liable for VAT in two cases: if the contract states that the amount received against the good or service is inclusive of VAT; or if the contract issued to the consumer did not refer to VAT.
In other words, persons supplying goods or services through electronic commerce operators liable to collect tax at source would not be required to obtain registration immediately, unless liable under Section 22 or any other category specified under Section 24 of the CGST / SGST Act, 2017 .
For example, where hospital managers ought reasonably to foresee that patients will be harmed if they do not have working radiological equipment and do not take reasonable steps to prevent such harm by ensuring that broken machines are fixed or replaced, they may be held personally liable for harm caused to patients.
In Courtland, the plaintiff sued the franchisee and franchisor, alleging that she was sexually harassed by one of her supervisors, a franchisee employee, and that BWWI should be held vicariously liable for those acts.
Richard Freeman-Wallace is a partner in the commercial property department at Hay & Kilner COMMERCIAL property owners and tenants are reminded to keep up with insurance obligations following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in the case of Wyvern Tyres, where a fire spread next door, with judges saying the company was not liable for damage to adjoining property.
An employee who earns less than $200,000 but thinks he or she will be liable for the tax should make estimated tax payments or request additional withholding using Form W-4.