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To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

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Letter on final Schedule M-3, filed with Acting Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy and LMSB Commissioner (7/21/04).
A chronological retention period will quality a document for disposal based on the date it is filed into the ForeMost repository plus a specified number of days, months, or years.
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In addition, any such taxpayer will be deemed to have reasonable cause for any late payment accompanying a return filed on or before Dec.
As a CFO who has filed documents electronically since the inception of the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system, I can confirm that electronic filing will not initially make our work easier--in fact, the learning curve can be a bit steep--and it won't reduce filing costs.
Make notes on papers filed in your Action folders about where to find relevant back-up material.
File & Serve is a customized Internet-based service that provides electronic and paper delivery of public and sealed documents filed with the court and exchanged between attorneys.
882 to include a provision allowing foreign corporations to deduct expenses against their effectively connected income, but only if they timely filed a U.
Set the goal of having all computer-prepared returns filed electronically by 2002 and at least 80% of all returns filed electronically by 2007.
In the test model devised for the project, AutoRecords' results would be compared with the records that participants manually filed throughout the entire test period.
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The program has grown rapidly--from 25,000 electronically filed individual returns in 1986 to nearly 12.