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face value

The apparent or base value of something, assessed without further examination or consideration. Don't try to pick apart this movie for deeper meaning, just take it at face value. I made a mistake when I took my manipulative aunt's word at face value.
See also: face, value
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Customers may be paying sales tax on the amount paid for the voucher, or may be paying sales tax on the entire face value of the taxable product or service.
But any club caught selling tickets above face value or on auction sites like eBay should face sanctions.
What guides traditional Baptists to take the B passages at face value is, I think, our conviction that God loves every human being and wants every one to experience the divine love and life that Christ brought.
Before purchasing the mortgage, it negotiated with the cooperative to restructure the face value of the underlying mortgage from $11 million to $7.
Wood claimed a deduction for the notes'aggregate face value even though their fair market value at the time they were transferred to the plan was significantly less.
It really is high time this massive con was stamped out and the true fan was given proper access to tickets at the genuine face value.
Investors in the assets were paid between 27 per cent and 55 per cent of the face value across seven Anglo bonds.
When the company repays a loan where the shareholder's debt basis is less than the face value of the loan, the shareholder must take a portion of the repayment into income.
Thus, S will not recognize any cancellation of debt (COD) income if P'S basis in the debt equals the debt's face value.
The two men were carrying nine federal bonds having a face value of $100 million each and four federal bonds with a face value of $25 billion each.
He got four at face value for the England game from president Jack Patterson.
Life settlements, which also are known as lifetime settlements or senior settlements, involve selling an in-force life insurance policy at a discount of the face value to a buyer interested in taking over the policy as an investment.
Selling tickets for more than face value through a private party or ticket agency is legal, as long as the seller has a license to conduct business - and the sale doesn't take place on Rose Bowl premises.
This meant an increase in face value imposed by royal proclamation that would serve to cancel out the higher prices offered abroad for English money.
In such cases, the policy is sold at a steep discount from its face value.