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TEFRA

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Tax Equity And Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1982, that rolled back some of the tax cuts the federal government enacted the previous year. It repealed accelerated depreciation deductions and created a 10% withholding tax on all dividends sent to accounts without tax identification numbers. It also increased the unemployment tax. While TEFRA raised taxes, they remained well below what they were prior to Ronald Reagan's accession to the presidency. See also: Reaganomics.
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Recent mortality and decline in mature Abies amabilis: the interaction between site factors and tephra deposition from Mount St.
In addition, these glaciers were covered by thin tephra layers, which decreased the albedo therefore promoting ice melting.
Mbingi literally means 'time of darkness' in Huli (Ballard 1998:69) and is associated with the fall of volcanic tephra to the earth.
The loamy alluvial, loess, and tephra deposits on the Last Glacial terrace are generally 0.5-1.5 m thick over gravels and texture varies from silt loam to clay loam.
salignus, are dominants in mature vegetation of the tephra deposits (Lindig-Cisneros et al., 2006).
A variety of inorganic materials of varying thicknesses and grain size are used--gravel, small pebbles, stones, tephra and sand, among others.
The prerequisite for selection of the study sites was to ensure that both land-use types, arable land and national park forest, were on an identical lava flow or on identical tephra deposits.
In the Early Late Permian, the input of tephra had provided abundant nutritients for the vigorous growth of plants and also provided algae for adequate organic matter.
Toledo added that researchers believed the remains date to the Late Classic period of Mesoamerica because of the presence of fine white tephra, known as "Tierra Blanca Joven" (young white earth) resulting from the volcanic eruption around 535 AD.