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Necessary

An expense that is appropriate and helpful in furthering the taxpayer's business or income-producing activity. See also Ordinary defined elsewhere in this glossary.
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The opening of the application window, which closes on 17 September, follows a number of recent announcements to help schools free their staff from unnecessary and time-consuming tasks, including:
The program's target goals were based on medical evidence that Pap tests are not needed in women between 30 and 65 because cervical cancer is rare in this age group; that DEXA scans are not needed in most men under 70 and women under 65 because most people don't have serious bone loss and that the tests can expose patients to unnecessary radiation and be a waste of money; and that because most cases of bronchitis are from a virus, antibiotics, which fight infections, will not be effective.
David Thomas, 51, described as joint owner of Cwm Bowydd Farm, was found guilty of unnecessary suffering to a badger by causing it to fight with dogs, causing unnecessary suffering to two foxes by keeping them caged close to dogs causing the foxes to be terrified, and other animal welfare allegations.
Shirley Diaper also had an unnecessary lumpectomy in 2007 through Spire Healthcare.
The dog was allegedly tortured by Laura Hurst and a third defendant, Jamie Weir, 20, of Home Farm Road, Woodchurch, who is also charged with causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.
The majority of RNs (55%) believe the MD or APRN is in the best position to address unnecessary tests and procedures.
Numerous studies have shown the value of APRNs being allowed to practice to the full extent of their education and training without unnecessary collaboration.
Kevin Dixon, 35, of Castle Avenue, Newsome, had pleaded not guilty to causing the Akitatype dog, Tempa, unnecessary suffering on the night of May 16, 2014.
physicians say doctors ordering unnecessary medical tests and procedures is a serious problem--but just as many admit they do so at least once every week.
Concerns about missing cases of bowel cancer could be putting people at unnecessary risk of bowel perforation or major bleeding, they said.
ISLAMABAD -- Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday said unnecessary blame game unleashed by India would harm the Pakistan's peace initiatives and vitiate the efforts of improving bilateral relations between the two countries.