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grandfather

[′gran‚fath·ər]
(computer science)
A data set that is two generations earlier than the data set under consideration.
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"A package or homogenous case of product that is not labeled with a product identifier shall be grandfathered where there is documentation that it was packaged by a manufacturer or repackaged by a repackager before November 27, 2018.
A Treasury submission to the Royal Commission in July stated that grandfathered payments have persisted for longer than expected.
"In general," officials say, "grandfathered plans must also comply with all applicable state laws."
The agencies--the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight OCIIO)--released grandfathered status interim final regulations in June.
Under PPACA, a grandfathered plan generally is any group health plan or health insurance coverage in which an individual was enrolled on March 23, 2010.
Healthcare reform awards grandfathered status to plans that undergo little alteration, and that status limits the new requirements plans must comply with immediately.
In order to stay grandfathered and avoid some of the new changes, a health plan that was in effect on March 23 CANNOT:
Under the new rules, health plans and employers would lose their grandfathered status if they:
The rules have set off a barrage of assertions and attacks on whether the new rules live up to the President's intent that "if you like your health plan you can keep it." In statute, grandfathered health plans were merely a notion.
A trust exempt under TRA '86 Section 1433(b)(2) is often referred to as an "exempt trust" or a "grandfathered trust"; specifically, the GSTT does not apply to any:
However, it grandfathered five existing paired-share REITs that were in existence at the time.
If debt incurred on or before October 13, 1987, is refinanced for less than the principal balance, the debt still is considered grandfathered and interest is deductible.