succeed to (something)

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succeed to (something)

To take over some title, throne, or position in place of someone else as designated by the political, royal, or corporate hierarchy. The first-born son of the queen is expected to succeed to the throne upon her death. So far in the country's history, only eight people have ever succeeded to the presidency through the death or resignation of their predecessors.
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succeed to something

to fall heir to something; to take something over. Carl will succeed to the throne when he is of age. Mary succeeded to the throne at the age of three months.
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succeed to

v.
To replace another in some office or position: The princess succeeded to the throne after her father's death and became queen.
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381(a) applies to liquidations and reorganizations when the acquiring company succeeds to the target's tax attributes.
All eyes will be on Liddy to see if his grand plan succeeds to lift Allstate out of the stock-market doldrums.
1398(g), the estate succeeds to certain of the debtor's income tax attributes, including his or her NOL carryovers under Sec.
1398(g)(1) and (i) each provide that a debtor succeeds to loss carryovers under Sec.
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1.1398-1 and -2 provide that a bankruptcy estate succeeds to the unused passive activity losses and credits and the suspended at-risk losses (Sec.
On termination of the bankruptcy estate, the debtor succeeds to the estate's unused passive activity losses, unused passive activity credits and suspended at-risk losses.
* To the extent the election applies to a case that commenced in a "closed" year, the estate succeeds to the debtor's unused or suspended passive activity losses and credits and at-risk losses as of the first day of the debtor's tax year in which the case commenced.
In Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, the bankruptcy estate succeeds to certain tax attributes of the individual debtor.
1.1398-1 provides that the bankruptcy estate succeeds to the debtor's unused passive activity losses and credits.
On the termination of the estate, the debtor succeeds to any passive activity losses, passive activity credits or at-risk losses that were not used by the estate.