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Realize

To close a position such that one finally sees the profit or loss from an investment. For example, if an investor buys a stock at $5 per share and the price goes to $10, the investor has a paper profit of $5 per share. However, if the investor waits to sell the stock until the price drops to $8, he/she only realizes $3 per share in profit. Investors often wait before realizing substantial profits or losses, as locking in a profit may result in higher taxation, while realizing a loss removes the possibility that the investment can be recovered. See also: Cut losses.
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When it is more likely than not some or all deferred tax assets will not be realized, all potential taxable income sources should be considered.
A valuation allowance would be required when it is more likely than not some or all the deferred tax asset will not be realized, based on the weight of all available positive and negative evidence.
The replacement period ends three years after the close of the first year in which gain is realized from involuntary conversions resulting from the seizure, condemnation or threat of condemnation of real property used in a trade or business or held for investment (but not held primarily for sale).
Therefore, various financial institutions and other employee benefit service providers that maintain records for plan administrators requested that the DOL not reject, and not issue deficiency notices for, 1988 Form 5500 annual reports solely because the plan administrator determined unrealized and realized gains and losses using the historical-cost approach.
AAWW also noted that while the potential cost-savings and revenue- enhancement benefits would be targeted to be realized over a several-year period, the prospective savings and revenue enhancements that could be realized in 2006 and in 2007 would not be insubstantial.
The first session realized over $1 million sold with almost 80% of lots selling.
Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended June 30, 2005 were $22,911,205 ($0.
According to the results of 2012 Agricultural Holdings (Household) Wage Structure Survey, Turkey's average daily wages of the seasonal agricultural workers, have realized as 37,82 TRY by increasing 14,9% and average monthly wages of permanent agricultural workers have realized as 1090 TRY by increasing 11,4% compared to year 2011.
But it wasn't until he left Antigua, then returned after Hurricane Louie hit in 1990--railing 180 mile per hour winds against the sides of houses--that he realized how effective traditional building was.
This ruling concluded that: (1) F realized capital gain based on the difference between F's basis in the property and the annuity's PV; (2) this gain was reported ratably over F's life expectancy; (3) the investment in the contract to compute the exclusion ratio was F's basis in the property transferred; (4) the excess of the property's FMV over the annuity's PV was a gift from F to S; and (5) the prorated capital gain reported annually was derived from the taxable portion of each payment.
As I made my way through the grief, I realized that there are two levels of life: One is the small story of your life and the other is this movement of the spirit of God trying to help our souls awaken to a power greater than anything that will ever happen to us.
2) Seamless roaming between different medium connecting wireless LAN and a 3G network is realized through mobile IP technology (note 1*), enabling application to a broader network area.