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Pay-For

A tax increase or spending cut that makes proposed legislation revenue neutral. For example, if a bill proposes $150 million in spending, the pay-for may be $150 million in cuts to other programs. A pay-for is required under PAYGO budget rules.
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Welcome to the world of executive pay for performance.
For everyone eligible for Medicare, a complicated new program called Part D will help pay for medicines starting January 1, 2006.
They budget about $1,100 for the holiday and pay for gifts with cash or their American Express card, which they pay off the following month.
The court said extra pay includes bonuses, which could include motorcycle bonuses or hazardous duty pay for police, and any vacation or sick leave the employee takes out in cash for any one year.
Weekly pay for teachers in 2001 was about the same (within 10 percent) as for accountants, biological and life scientists, registered nurses, and editors and reporters, while teachers earned significantly more than social workers and artists.
Only senior officers had enough cash income to pay for an upper-middle-class lifestyle.
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Most of the violations involved insufficient pay for overtime work and misapplied overtime exemptions.
For the company, another attractive feature is that the cash-balance plan is well-suited to the mobility of the modern work force, because it provides equal pay for equal service, regardless of the participant's age at hire.
Albert admitted that she received gas, electricity, heat, hot water and cold water without having to pay for these services.