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A division. The term may be used in insurance to indicate which policy bears what percentage of a loss. Alternatively, it may be used in the sale of real estate to show the property tax or insurance the buyer and the seller each owe for a year. See also: Apportionment Clause.


To divide into parts.Co-owners of property may decide to apportion maintenance costs among themselves, according to the percentage of ownership enjoyed by each. Buyers and sellers usually apportion real estate taxes so that the portion earned by local government before closing,but not yet paid because not yet due,will be paid by the seller in the form of a credit against the purchase price.When the property tax bill is later received by the buyer,he or she will pay the entire bill in full, but will have already received the equivalent of reimbursement through the credit at closing.

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If a taxpayer is permitted to treat nondomestic production gross receipts as DPGR, pursuant to a safe-harbor or de minimis rule provided in Notice 2005-14, deductions related to those gross receipts must be allocated or apportioned to DPGR.
Besides facing a greater state tax burden, more of their liability is apportioned to foreign source income, due to the presumption above.
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They must weigh these activities against the state tax laws in their residence/domicile to minimize effectively the amount of income apportioned and allocated to states with high marginal tax rates.
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The Department reasoned that, if it sought to more fairly apportion a corporate taxpayer's foreign dividend income, then the resulting income apportioned to New Mexico would be only that income earned in New Mexico; therefore, the discrimination problem would be cured.