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qualify as

1. To earn or fulfill the requirements to be or do something. I've always wanted to be an actor, but I decided to qualify as an accountant for a more reliable profession. In order to qualify as a dependent, your child must live at home and have no income of their own.
2. To award or cause someone to fulfill the requirements to be or do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "qualify" and "as." Forget a long, expensive university degree—our 12-month training program is enough to qualify you as an independent meteorologist. Your age, income, and family status are just a few factors that may or may not qualify you as eligible for welfare.
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qualify for

1. To earn or fulfill the requirements for something; to be or become eligible for something. In order to qualify for a sales tax rebate, you must fill out a form and provide original receipts for all purchases being claimed.
2. To cause someone to fulfill the requirements to be or do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "qualify" and "for." The company is offering to pay for me to do a master's degree that will qualify me for a senior management position in the business. Your age, income, and family status are just a few factors that may or may not qualify you for welfare.
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qualify as something

to fulfill the requirements to be something. Tom qualified as a mechanic. I have been qualified as a mechanic since I was twenty.
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qualify for something

to meet the requirements for something. I'm sorry, you do not qualify for this job. I don't qualify for it.
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qualify someone as something

to cause someone to fulfill the requirements for something. Does this course qualify me as a stockbroker? She qualified herself as a realtor.
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qualify someone for something

to enable someone to meet the requirements for something. His years with the company qualified him for pension. Does this ticket qualify me for the drawing?
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qualify for

v.
1. To be competent or eligible for something, such as an office, job, or benefit: After one year on the job, you will qualify for a raise.
2. To cause someone to be competent or eligible for something: That certificate qualifies you for a promotion.
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401(a) qualified trust, the final regulations provide further guidance.
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Taxpayers with less than 500 acres of qualified timber property are eligible for an increased expensing limit for this property and a five-year (instead of two-year) net operating loss (NOD carryback.
The two other examples illustrate the application of the de minimis rule and the qualified delivery, warranty, and operating manual rules.
17) The Court then stressed that the critical issue in determining if qualified immunity is warranted is whether the officer had fair notice that the conduct in issue was unlawful.
Employers may contribute to each plan, but they should understand that discrimination rules may impact the operation of the programs, resulting in unintended consequences if the HSA cannibalizes the qualified retirement plan.
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93-19 is concerned primarily with whether the qualified user pays a service provider reasonable compensation for services and whether the compensation arrangement between the parties conforms to one of the safe harbor provision compensation arrangements.
Because of such restrictions--and the fact that not all companies offer an array of qualified benefits--many executives earning over $75,000 are likely candidates for a non-qualified plan.
Obligation may not be a private activity bond (other than a qualified Sec.
The top-10 drivers from each of the four Elite Divisions qualified for the race.
The highly qualified teacher requirement of No Child Left Behind is one tenet that everyone agrees sounds good on paper, yet no state was able to meet the 2005-2006 deadline to have a highly qualified teacher in every core course by the end of the school year.
Loans from qualified plans may not exceed the lesser of $50,000 or 50% of the individual's nonforfeitable accrued benefit under section 72(p).
As public companies have struggled to comply, private companies--in particular, those with qualified plans, also have found themselves within SOX's reach.
02 permits expenditures for compensation and benefits for existing workers to be considered qualified reinvestments as worker hiring and training expenses.
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