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the PROGRAMS or instructions that make a COMPUTER system perform particular data-processing tasks. Some software makes the computer system operate while other software packages like SPREADSHEETS or WORD PROCESSING provide solutions to particular business problems.
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Applying the reasoning of this procedure is problematic, as it attempts to classify computer software development, purchase and leasing transactions in very broad terms.
Under the product license agreement, the taxpayer purchased exclusive worldwide computer software rights for existing software.
Virtually all entities use computer software in their operations.
Observation: Although the IRS concluded FSC benefits were not available for licensing a master copy of computer software, it may be possible to claim FSC benefits on the export of the software itself--provided it is not accompanied by a right to reproduce.
197-2(c)(4)(iv) also provides that for purposes of determining whether software has been substantially modified, integrated programs acquired in a package from a single source are treated as a single computer program; any costs incurred to install the computer software are not treated as a cost of the software.
For software not described in the three preceding paragraphs, the amount of the deduction is to be determined by amortizing its adjusted basis ratably over a 36-month period beginning with the month that the computer software is placed in service.
ECS), a privately held computer software developer and publisher of music and music education products.
Sponsored by the Communications and Information network Association of Japan (CIAJ), the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), and the Japan Personal Computer Software Association (JPSA), CEATEC JAPAN is the world's most comprehensive gathering of the latest information and electronics technologies.
ECS), a privately held computer software developer and publisher focusing on products related to music and music education.
Publicly traded Computer Software Innovations, Inc (OTCBB:CSWI) is a full service company providing software and technology solutions to public sector organizations.
XBRL, which enables financial data to be processed automatically by computer software, would increase transparency, increase efficiency and lead to cost-savings for companies and HM Revenue and Customs, XBRL UK Limited added.
The issuance of the CCA affirms that not all computer software development and implementation costs are deductible when paid or incurred and that certain software-related costs must be capitalized and recovered through amortization for federal income tax purposes.

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