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base period

[′bās ‚pir·ē·əd]
(statistics)
The period of a year, or other unit of time, used as a reference in constructing an index number. Also known as base year.
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Amazon Sites was the fastest growing retail site during November - up 46 percent on the base period average - followed by Neckermann Gruppe (up 18 percent).
As a reasonableness check, the factors that affected the business during the base period need to be examined, to ensure that they support the estimates.
An individual's weekly benefit amount will be computed as 1/26 of the average total wages earned in the two highest quarters of his or her base period, instead of 1/26 of high-quarter wages earned in the base period.
DI was the incumbent on this task order, which was awarded June 22nd and has a one-year base period with two, one-year options and a total value of $10.
The Nintendo Wii was also the most searched product in France, growing 100 percent versus the base period to 1.
The required adjustments to an acquirer's base-period inclusions are accomplished by adding to the acquirer's base-period inclusions all base-period inclusions for the five taxable years in the relevant base period for any acquired corporation or group.
An alternative qualifying requirement of earning wages in two quarters of the worker's base period and having total base-period wages of 40 times the weekly benefit amount was added to the law.
Boyle acknowledged that the treatment of FSC dividends in the base-period computation is likely clear, but a question remains whether FSC dividends in the year of the section 965 repatriation are counted for purposes of determining whether the repatriated amount is incremental to the amount of the base period dividends.
The task order has a 14-month base period and one-year option with a potential value of $11 million, inclusive of the option period.
When it is reasonable that there were no qualified expenses for the base period, it is almost always more beneficial to treat the company as a start-up rather than taking the alternative incremental credit in Form 6765, Section B (the alternative incremental credit calculation is not based on the fixed-base-period percentage).
The base period for the calculation of benefits is revised.
The task order was awarded through CENTECH's VA GITSS vehicle and has a base period of 1 year, with four 1-year options.