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Synonyms for obligation

Synonyms for obligation

an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

a condition of owing something to another

Synonyms for obligation

the state of being obligated to do or pay something

a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor

a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply

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752, on taking into account certain obligations of a business entity disregarded as separate from its owner under Sec.
Kentucky State Property and Buildings Commission state lease obligations 'AA-';
The note provided a current obligation to pay, but stated that installments would be forgiven if Karns did not breach the agreement.
Blatt's behalf because he had no obligation to buy the stock, nor was he a guarantor of the corporation's obligation to buy the stock.
It said that the proffered distinction made no economic sense: if an employer made a contribution of unencumbered, noncash property in a year prior to the year in which its minimum funding obligation arose, it would not run afoul of the prohibited transaction rules, whereas a violation would occur if the employer made the identical contribution a year later.
Expected post retirement benefit obligation (EPBO).
Thus, if a financial institution has a qualified tax-exempt obligation that meets these four requirements, the interest expense deduction is subject to a 20% (instead of 100%) disallowance.
Among the obligations that would be covered by the proposed statement are decommissioning of nuclear facilities; dismantlement and removal of offshore oil and gas production facilities; closure, reclamation and removal of mining facilities; and closure and postclosure of landfills and certain hazardous waste storage facilities.
General Obligation Bonds Series 1975D dated July 1, 1975; all bonds($7.
A company that issues mandatorily redeemable preferred stock simultaneously incurs a contractual obligation to redeem the stock for a specified or determinable amount on a specified or determinable date.
The taxpayer should "take into account the expected amount of any contingent payment" in determining whether the obligation is an applicable obligation.
Primus CLO I, which is managed by the company's Primus Asset Management subsidiary, is a $400 million collateralized loan obligation primarily composed of leveraged loans.
Recording the net OPEB obligation as a liability of the reporting government as required by GASB No.
When such properties are sold, the buyer may be required to agree not to perform an environmental investigation (before or after the sale) or take any other action that could precipitate enforcement of the seller's cleanup obligation.