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To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

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Looking quite fresh and rosy after his night's sleep, the doctor inspected my coin with the air of a schoolmaster examining a little boy's exercise; then handed it to Old File to put the finished touches and correct the mistakes.
I said that I would get him the file, and I would get him what broken bits of food I could, and I would come to him at the Battery, early in the morning.
However, the market for accelerating access to files needed at the remote sites--in particular, shared files used by multiple team members at other branches simultaneously--remains largely unaddressed.
The trick in these distributed operations is to provide the current copy of whatever files users need, provide instant access to those files, and capture changes to those files easily, securely, and in real time.
882 requirement that entitles a foreign corporation to take deduction against its gross income, but only if it timely files a U.
ELECTRONIC FILING OF CORPORATE RETURNS BRINGS a number of benefits, including increased speed, greater accuracy, the ability to attach lengthy explanatory documents as PDF files and a comprehensive system of error codes that makes it easier for CPAs to spot mistakes quickly.
Conference call with IRS representatives concerning the need for record retention agreements for machine-sensible files (6/2/04).
You're racing out the door, and you need to back up key files in their latest state.
It is important to stress, however, that security controls allow individuals using a shared file plan to see and access only those files and documents that they have permission to use.
That way, Fowler says, he can transfer that information into his electronic files, prepare and verify the returns, and file electronically.
a law firm filing a Form 13-D on behalf of a client that has acquired 5 percent of a company that files electronically.
Fear of filing includes many smaller fears, such as fear of not knowing how to organize files; fear of setting up an elaborate system but still not being able to find things; and fear of pulling papers out of files and then not knowing where to replace them.