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allocate (something) to

To give or portion something to a person or organization. We allocate money to charitable donations every year. Oh, I already allocated that project to Jane.
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allocate something to someone or something

 and allocate something between someone or something; allocate something among someone or something
to give or assign something to someone or something. (Between with two, among with three or more.) The committee allocated the surplus cheese to the elderly people in the community. David allocated the money among all the members. He allocated the work between Fred and George. We had to allocate the money between the philanthropy and social committees.
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Further, taxpayers cannot compare variations of the SPM with a burden rate method or other method that would allocate costs to specific inventory items.
TEI believes the regulations should permit taxpayers to employ any reasonable method to allocate costs among multiple-purpose activities on a year-by-year basis.
If a client makes and reports current-year gifts that use up her unified credit and to which she allocates some of her GST exemption, and the CPA later discovers prior taxable gifts already had exhausted the credit or exemption, the client will owe taxes, interest and penalties.
Finally, to allocate tolerable misstatement amounts to the various account balances, the separate values outside the left margin were summed to 63 (5.
Taxpayers should attempt to arrange their business and other economic activities to effectively minimize the income they apportion and allocate to states with high marginal tax rates.
The deemed-allocation rules applicable to indirect skips were designed to simplify the process, by removing the affirmative election to allocate the GST tax exemption, especially in instances in which the allocation was intended to be made, but inadvertently omitted.
Under the IRC, dividends on shares held by an ESOP that have been allocated to participant accounts cannot be used for debt service unless the employers allocate to those participants shares whose dollar value is no less than the dollar value of the dividends that were used for debt service.
Year 4: In year 4, Fats needs additional tax deductions; thus, the partners agree to allocate 80% of the depreciation deductions to Fats and 20% to Waller.
Method 1: Allocate on the basis of activity-based costs.
Such syndicators otherwise would have been precluded from recognizing fee income on services performed for the partnerships; rather, the syndicators would have been required to allocate the costs of performing the services to the carrying amounts of their partnership interests.
shareholder and FC1 became a CFC in 2001, USP would still be required to allocate any excess distribution amount to years in which FC1 was a CFC.
In order to determine net foreign source income, the taxpayer must allocate expenses between U.