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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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This case is certainly an indication that field agents are looking deeper into a taxpayer's application of simplified methods when it comes to allocating uniform capitalization costs.
The regulations contain no examples of allocating capital gain under a power to adjust.
Presumably, the same methods of allocating costs between ending inventory and cost of goods sold should be acceptable when allocating trade discounts.
The property's basis would be treated as equal to its FMV at contribution for the purpose of allocating items to the noncontributing partners.
Reciprocal agreements: Before allocating income to a particular nonresident state, taxpayers should check whether that state has a reciprocal exemption agreement with their resident state.
Rather, it said section 482's effectiveness in allocating income and expense items when foreign corporations are involved would be undermined significantly if section 881 required actual payment.
Electing out of the deemed allocation rules does not prevent a transferor from allocating his or her available GST exemption, such as when making a partial allocation on a timely filed Form 709 or by making a late allocation under Regs.
There is growing concern on the part of states' attorneys general that some charitable organizations have been "too liberal" in allocating costs to program expenses (instead of to administration or fund-raising), particularly costs to educate the public.
Under the safe--harbor pro visions for allocating nonrecourse deductions in Regs.
The Service buttressed its conclusion by referring to Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration, Field Assistance Bulletin 2003-3 (issued 5/19/(13), which sets forth guidelines for allocating administrative expenses among plan participants in a defined contribution plan.
The IRS issued final regulations on directly allocating unrelated party interest expense to interest income from related controlled foreign corporations (CFCs).
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