Bifurcate


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Bifurcate

A derogatory slang term meaning to divide one job into two jobs. For example, the director of communications position may be bifurcated into the director of internal communications and the director of external communications. The term is most common when the holder of the previous, unified position is asked to reapply for one or both of the new positions. See also: Breadcrumbing.
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25) The section 385 proposed regulations did, in fact, bifurcate.
I think it is absolutely necessary to bifurcate any plan and announce now where the short-term investments in transportation will be made," Mosler said.
The regulations appear to bifurcate the transaction, and provide that gain from the sale or exchange of property arises to the extent that the property's fair market value (FMV) exceeds its basis and debt discharge income arises to the extent of the excess of the debt over the FMV.
Forest City really wanted to add an office component to its retail project and Bank of New York needed to set up offices as close to Downtown as possible, yet far enough away to bifurcate its operations.
As a middle ground, a few states attempt to bifurcate the tax into a deductible and a nondeductible component.
According to Richard Karson who was instrumental in establishing Insignia/ESG's Long Island City office several years ago, "This is an unprecedented and highly financially viable opportunity for a Manhattan-based company to bifurcate its operations between the City and Queens.