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make arrangements

To organize, plan, or prepare. Typically followed by "for (someone or something)" or "to (do something)." I will make arrangements for you two to meet this week. We're making arrangements to have the faulty equipment repaired next week. Please make arrangements for my sister. She'll be arriving in the morning.
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make the arrangements

1. To organize, plan, or prepare what is necessary (for or to do something). Our legal team has already made the arrangements, so everything should be ready for you when you arrive on Monday. It will take me a little bit of time to make the arrangements, but the new equipment should be ready sometime in the next week or two.
2. To organize everything that is necessary for a funeral. I'm so shaken from her death that I can't even think about making the arrangements right now. My brothers and sisters and I all made the arrangements together when our father finally passed away.
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make arrangements for someone

to plan accommodations for someone. John is coming for a visit next week. Please make arrangements for him at the hotel. I will make arrangements for everyone when I call the hotel.
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make arrangements to do something

to plan to do something; to facilitate the doing of something. Please make arrangements to have all this stuff hauled away. We will make arrangements to be there on time.
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make arrangements (with someone) (for something)

to make plans with someone for something. I will make arrangements with Fred for the loan. We can make arrangements for a car with the manager.
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make the arrangements

Euph. to arrange a funeral. A funeral services practitioner will be happy to help you make the arrangements. When my father died, I was the one who made the arrangements.
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make arrangements for

Plan or prepare for someone or something, as in Who is making all the arrangements for our sales meeting? This expression employs arrangements in the sense of "measures or preparations for a particular purpose," a usage dating from the late 1700s.
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Treasury continues to be wary of arrangements under which a service provider could take advantage of the general exclusion for certain stock rights, by receiving stock of an entity related to the service recipient and then using that entity as an investment vehicle.
Such arrangements are similar to cancellation of a debt, which does not trigger a withholding obligation because of the lack of custody or control over money or property.
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Maintained by state and tax-exempt organizations these NQDC plans do not meet the requirements of section 457(b) as "eligible" deferred compensation arrangements.
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These proposals provide guidance on the taxation of SDLI arrangements, including equity SDLI arrangements, for federal income, employment and gift tax purposes.
A key component of this letter is the statement by the requestor that the nursing homes and SNFs were soliciting these arrangements.
Under such an arrangement, a New York broker is permitted to perform brokerage services in a foreign state even without a license.
While financial arrangements under a shared services agreement will vary considerably, each party receives some fee for services provided.
The paper presents an analytical framework for evaluating credit and liquidity risks in securities clearance and settlement arrangements and describes arrangements in place in the United States.
409A's scope beyond what was traditionally considered to be deferred compensation, to include traditional bonus and salary deferral programs and supplemental executive retirement plans, as well as certain stock-based compensation, taxable fringe benefits and severance-pay arrangements.
The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (AJCA) contains a set of provisions--new section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (1)--designed to clamp down on perceived shortcomings and abuses surrounding the taxation of nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements for corporate executives and other individuals.