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bona fide

1. Truthful or sincere. "Bona fide" is a Latin phrase meaning "good faith." Believe me, this is a bona fide job offer—you can start on Monday.
2. Genuine or legitimate. They say this is a bona fide Picasso, but I'm skeptical.
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Weinstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bio-Imaging Technologies said, "We are extremely pleased with the experience and expertise that the Bona Fide team will add to Bio-Imaging.
Michael appealed, contending the Tax Court erred in finding the SCIN transaction was not bona fide.
I believe that through the strict use of these laws, SunnComm can be more certain that only bona fide shareholders will receive the company's share exchanges and dividends when they occur.
The facts are the same as in Situation 1, except that the employee is offered a value option, under which he or she can market the residence in an effort to obtain a bona fide offer in excess of the appraised value.
As a result, "the courts have not employed the economic substance doctrine to disregard an entity which is recognized as bona fide under state law for the purpose of disallowing a purported valuation discount.
If a bona fide loan exists between family members, the lender can claim a bad debt deduction if the borrower defaults and the lender makes demands for payment.
The education code states that you can not offer a Golden Handshake unless you can show a bona fide savings to the district,'' Gregoryk said.
Congress may redraft the HMT in the form of a user fee that correlates with the exporter's use of port services and facilities because Justice Ginsberg's opinion indicates that a bona fide user fee will survive a challenge to the Export Clause.
This dividend will mirror the recent TekPlate(TM) dividend issuance, in that the company will distribute directly to bona fide shareholders a dividend of the remaining shares of Nutek Oil held by Nutek in the ratio of their ownership percentage in Nutek," stated Jason Griffith, Nutek CFO.
The agreement must have been entered into for a bona fide business reason and not as a substitute for a testamentary disposition.
She also was a bona fide role model for young women, serving since 1993 as a member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness.
166-1(c), a bona fide debt arises from a debtor-creditor relationship based on a valid and enforceable obligation to pay a fixed or determinable sum of money.
Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (VIBIR) for 2002-2004, was a bona fide resident of the U.
paragraph] "The attorneys for Big Bank will tell you that the points charged were bona fide, but in reality this is a smokescreen for saddling my client with fees that were only incurred because of pricing adjustments imposed by Fannie Mae and agreed to by Big Bank.
Vento and his family members were not bona fide VI residents for the tax year at issue and asserting that any tax deficiencies would be owed to the IRS and not the BIR.