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bona fide

1. Truthful or sincere. "Bona fide" is a Latin phrase meaning "good faith." Believe me, this is a bona fide job offer—you can start on Monday.
2. Genuine or legitimate. They say this is a bona fide Picasso, but I'm skeptical.
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Although the issue was not specifically before the Blixseth Court, if a debtor contests an involuntary petition, the petitioning creditors have the burden of proving that the debtor is generally not paying its debts, not otherwise subject to a bona fide dispute as to liability or amount, as such debts become due.
As noted above, the [section] 933 exclusion applies only if the taxpayer is a bona fide resident of Puerto Rico for the entire taxable year.
enjoys a fully valid legal right, while the bona fide purchaser'
More than three years after Sanders filed Forms 1040 with the VIBIR, the IRS mailed him a notice of deficiency determining that he was not a bona fide resident of the U.
Oral statements made by the CFPB relating to the treatment of LLPAs and bona fide discount points support that approach.
The IRS also asserted, as it had in the Tax Court case, that the partnership was a sham, that HBH did not own the property, and that Pitney Bowes was not a bona fide partner for federal tax purposes.
The first issue the Tax Court examined was whether the property was transferred via a bona fide sale to the FLP.
E deveria estar claro nao somente que a inescusabilidade e de novo posta em relacao exclusivamente com a usucapiao, mas que, na segunda solucao alternativa, e subentendido precisamente: "quamvis bona fide videatur possidere" ("considera que possui de boa fe").
The Board of Selectmen deemed it was not a bona fide offer for the town to purchase the property because it contained contingencies.
The applicable tax code provision states that the fair market value of a lot shall be the developer's acquisition cost "until the lot with building or buildings located thereon shall have been conveyed to a bona fide purchaser," leased, or occupied by the owner other than as a sales office.
1) In reaching this conclusion, the GAO recognized the key issue as whether the subscriptions were the bona fide need of FY 2006.
Alberta prohibits against age discrimination, but allows mandatory retirement for reasonable and justifiable circumstances, (which may include the consideration of the existence of a policy in collective agreements), or if it is in a bona fide retirement or pension plan, or if it is a "bona fide occupational requirement", or BFOR.
Police are urging residents to be extra-vigilant about doorstep callers and sellers, who may not be who they say they are or offering bona fide work.
Born in 1959 and raised in Huntington Beach, West was a bona fide California girl, splitting her time between surfing and skiing, Currie said.
I'd say 75 per cent of those don't have bona fide owners which goes to highlight the problem.