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business

1. an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and services
2. a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory
3. commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)
4. volume or quantity of commercial activity
5. commercial policy or procedure
6. Theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect
7. a group of ferrets
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If the client wants to sell the business to a third party for the maximum the market will bear, the buyer wants to know its "investment value.
Our main goal is to help people build business value," Ryan adds.
Business income is generally apportioned (applying a formula apportionment) among the states in which the corporation is doing business; nonbusiness income is allocated to a single taxing state.
As the committee is aware, we have recently completed our second National Survey of Small Business Finances; Board staff are now processing the results of extensive interviews with more than 5,000 small business owners around the country.
Income arising from transactions and activity in the regular course of the taxpayer's trade or business and includes income from tangible and intangible property if the acquisition, management, and disposition of the property constitute integral parts of the taxpayer's regular trade or business operations.
gov information most searched include compliance, business law, business library, business licenses and permits, launching a business, and advertising and marketing.
Companies can deduct travel expenses while employees are working away from home in the pursuit of a trade or business as ordinary and necessary expenses under IRC section 162(a).
Prior to the fair, she obtains a list of the corporations scheduled to attend, decides on the top 10 business representatives she wants to meet with, then does research on each company.
In the specific context of sales and use taxes, the Supreme Court has further provided a bright-line test for determining whether a business has the requisite "substantial nexus" with a state so that the state can assert its taxing jurisdiction over the business.
Second, the Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980, the Garn--St Germain Depository Institutions Act of 1982, and other regulatory changes in the 1980s expanded the number and types of financial institutions providing business credit.
Members of TEI are responsible for managing the tax affairs of their companies and must contend daily with the provisions of the tax law relating to the operation of business enterprises.