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 (for something)
1. praise or recognition for one's role in something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) Especially with a lot of ~, much ~.) Mary should get a lot of credit for the team's success. Each of the team captains should get credit.
2. praise or recognition of someone for having a particular quality. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) We give her a lot of credit for her ability to get people to work out their differences. We will give credit to Sharon for her good humor.
3. credit granted to someone's account for some other financial transaction. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) I will give you credit for the returned merchandise. We got credit for the check Brian sent us.
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It was simply a question of preserving his credit by means which were legitimately at his disposal.
Mr Dorrit lost no time in referring the delicate question to the county-widower, and finding that he had been accustomed to pay three hundred pounds a-year to the credit of Mrs General, arrived, without any severe strain on his arithmetic, at the conclusion that he himself must pay four.
Mr Abel's feelings did credit to his nature, and credit to your nature, ma'am, and his father's nature, and human nature.
Because the tax without the marital credit is more than $780,800, the marital credit is limited to $780,800; the net Federal tax after both credits is $555,800.
Location-based incentive credits (LBICs) offer many advantages, including current and prior year refund potential and favorable financial statement impact.
Investment tax credits, along with an array of other tax incentives, are widely used by States to encourage growth in economically distressed areas, spur investment, increase jobs, and hence, enlarge the tax base.
This credit enables developers to recoup up to 20% of their construction expenditures as tax credits at the front end, when the building is placed in service, rather than as depreciation deductions over the life of the building.
Also encouraging more aggressive competition have been heavy investments in the technological infrastructure needed to evaluate, originate, and manage effectively such credits.
Investments in tax credits that fund low- and middle-income housing can bolster the bottom line and polish a firm's reputation as a good corporate citizen.
The program has been submitted to a variety of state licensing boards and professional associations for acceptance as Continuing Education (CE) credits.
This is similar to the allocation rules in the 2003 proposed regulations, except that the new temporary regulations also provide as a "back-up" rule that, if the group credit exceeds the sum of the member's stand-alone credits, the excess must be allocated by reference to each member's proportionate share of qualified research expenses (QREs) incurred during the credit year (i.
These tax credits can be either used to offset the property owner's tax liability or sold to a tax credit investor in exchange for additional equity capital that can be used for the project's long-term financing.
Securitization has enabled banks and other traditional lenders to households, such as auto finance companies, to continue to originate consumer loans even when they were unable to profitably fund these credits themselves.
The different types of letter of credit, including transferable credits, back-to-back and counter credits, and revolving credits
Two nonrefundable credits are available to homeowners for certain property purchased and improvements made to a primary residence--the nonbusiness energy property (NEP) credit and the residential energy-efficient property (REEP) credit.