To address these limitations, we conducted three randomized trials comparing lottery-based incentives to both unconditional and conditional fixed payments
as well as to no financial incentive.
In order to reduce these costs, sellers have an incentive to increase a contract's reliance on conditional payments rather than on fixed payments
. In other words, an increased degree of uncertainty regarding resource value will result in the optimal payment structure having a higher royalty payment component relative to the fixed payment
The regulations provide that no fixed payment
in an initial contract can be an EBT.
* Generous fixed payments
for life, largely tax-free
"We would introduce stability with fixed payments
for six months, so people don't get any trouble with overpayments when their circumstances change.
Thus, the debt issuance costs would adjust the overall yield based only on the fixed payments
under the debt; see Regs.
"We could have got it slightly cheaper than that, but I wanted the security and peace of mind of fixed payments
," said Miriam, 25, who works in advertising.
These taxpayers began receiving fixed payments
from their IRAs or other retirement plans based on the value of those accounts at the time they started receiving payments.
The society and its members still have grave concerns about the introduction of fixed payments
for legal aid and I sincerely hope the matter will be debated in detail before Parliament."
That will not necessarily be the case where there are fixed payments
, explained Robert O'Hara, a vice president in the small business lending group of European American Bank, which has about 35 energy loans outstanding.
A GRANT is an irrevocable trust in which the grantor retains a right to receive fixed payments
(such as a fixed annuity) payable at least annually for his or her life (or the joint lives of the grantor and one or more life tenants) or for a term of years (a GRANT is actuarially identical to a charitable remainder annuity trust).
In May 2012, Sallie Mae launched its fixed interest rate for customers who desire the stability of fixed payments
for the life of the loan.