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Under the Table

Describing a payment in which no involved party reports the payment to tax authorities. An under the table payment usually occurs when one party or both wishes to hide income and thereby evade paying taxes on it. Under the table payments are illegal.
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As she stood by her throne at the head of the banquet table every eye was turned eagerly upon the lovely Princess, who was as dignified as she was bewitching, and who smiled upon all her old and new friends in a way that touched their hearts and brought an answering smile to every face.
This amused the company very much, but they were even more pleased when Polychrome, whose hunger had been easily satisfied, rose from the table and performed her graceful and bewildering Rainbow Dance for them.
The splendid costumes of those at the three tables made a gorgeous and glittering display that no one present was ever likely to forget; perhaps there has never been in any part of the world at any time another assemblage of such wonderful people as that which gathered this evening to honor the birthday of the Ruler of Oz.
All seated themselves at the tables and the servants of the Princess began serving the feast.
Accordingly, the proposed rules would change the mortality tables used to determine current liability from those based on the 1983 Group Annuity Mortality Table (as set out in Rev.
Adoption by 26 states defines the table as a prevailing mortality standard for federal income tax purposes;' said Lloyd Spencer, head of Client Product Solutions for ING Re's Individual Life & Health Operation.
To most people, the periodic table is the epitome of science at its most orderly.
Create the Orders table first, adding the following attributes from the Sample Fields column to it: OrderID, CustomerID and OrderDate, as shown in exhibit 2.
Parties of any size may reserve seats specifically at the communal table.
On some sites, only the more rugged species that resist drought and exposure--like pitch pine, chestnut oak, and scarlet oak--are able to coexist with the hardy Table Mountain pine.
Mounted in pairs, two or four motors ideally are located at the end of each compaction table where they are readily accessible for servicing vulnerable bearings.
As indicated by the mean point at which the tax department got involved as shown in Table C in the Appendix, however, the difference is not that significant for those CTOs only one or two levels from the CEO.