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transfer someone or something (from some place) (to some place)

to move or relocate someone or something from one place to another. Her company transferred her from Houston to Los Angeles. We transferred the boxes from one place to another.

transfer someone or something to someone

to reassign someone or something to someone. I transferred my secretary to Joel, who can get along with almost anyone. Ann transferred her car registration to her sister.
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transfer something (from someone) (to someone else)

to reassign something from one person to another. I have to transfer ownership of this car to my daughter. The title of the car was transferred from me to someone else.

transfer to something

to have oneself reassigned to something. I am transferring to the accounting department. Andy wanted to transfer to a different school.
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celestial transfer

n. death. (Hospital, cruel, jocular word play.) He’s circling the drain. Almost ready for a celestial transfer.
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IRS Publication 590 describes two methods of transferring an IRA interest: Change the name on the account to that of the nonparticipant spouse, or direct the trustee to transfer the IRA assets to the trustee of an IRA the nonparticipant spouse owned.
If the wife transfers her stock directly to the corporation and receives assets in return, she is clearly benefiting from the transfer--the corporation is transferring assets directly to her.
Peracchi may also present a planning opportunity for persons transferring low-basis, encumbered property to a corporation in exchange for stock.
Transferring assets is legal, provided the individual does not apply for Medicaid during the period of ineligibility triggered by the transfer.
This conclusion provides further positive authority for taxpayers transferring contingent liabilities.
Students in rural areas who are interested in transferring to National University will be able to take their upper division courses online if a National University campus is geographically inaccessible.
Transferring assets, typically to younger generations, should put them beyond the reach of a client's creditors and reduce the estate.
Organizations use SecureTransport for securely and reliably transferring all types of sensitive information, including payment transactions and cash management reports, manufacturing and retail EDI files, and health insurance claims, member enrollments, and other transactions.
In these situations, the property is considered as directly transferred to the nontransferring spouse, who is then considered as immediately transferring the property to the third party.
Rather than transferring the policy directly to the shareholder, the corporation transfers it to a partnership of which the shareholder is a partner.
Should a transfer of this size be presented, we will get in touch with the transferring parties to gather the additional information.
Such a transfer of property will be treated as made directly to the nontransferring spouse (or former spouse) and the nontransferring spouse will be treated as immediately transferring the property to the third party.
Transferring property to an irrevocable living trust in which the grantor surrenders all ownership interests excludes the corpus from the grantor's taxable estate.
Many IT organizations are experiencing problems transferring the ever-growing amount of corporate data in the ever-shrinking transfer time window.
5) Clearly, if (1) a donee receives both an income and corpus interest in a trust, (2) trust income and corpus are distributable solely at the trustee's discretion and (3) the beneficiary is precluded from transferring either interest, it is reasonable to conclude that neither the gift of the income interest or the corpus interest is a gift of a present interest.