elect to (something)

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elect to (something)

To vote someone into a particular position or office. A noun or pronoun can be used between "elect" and "to." I had hoped to be elected to the student government, but a more popular boy beat me out.
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elect someone to something

to select someone to be a member of something by ballot; to select someone to be an officer in something by ballot. We elected you to office, so do your job. Tom was elected to the congress.
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In several instances, (8) the entity planned to file Form 8832, electing to be treated as a corporation, and Form 2553 to be taxed as an S corporation.
ELECTING TO RECEIVE IRA distributions over a fixed number of years means the ultimate beneficiaries can continue payments for the remaining fixed number of years the distribution option survives the taxpayer's death.
2632-1(b)(3)(ii), the election statement must (1) identify the trust, (2) specifically describe or otherwise clearly identify the transfers to be covered by the GST trust election and (3) specifically provide that the taxpayer is electing to have the trust treated as a GST trust for the described transfers.
2632(c)(5)(A)(ii), the transferor is electing to have the trust treated as a GST trust as defined in Sec.
The net effect of electing to amortize the market discount for tax-exempt bonds is that the taxpayer can treat the entire gain as a capital transaction (as opposed to a mixture of capital gain or loss and ordinary income).
By electing to recalculate life expectancy, the payout will be slower during the life of the participant and/or beneficiary.