Excise Taxes Sample Clauses

Excise Taxes a. Anything in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding and except as set forth below, if it is determined that any payment or distribution by the Company to or for the benefit of Executive (whether paid or payable or distributed or distributable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or otherwise, but determined without regard to any additional payments required under this Section 4) (a "Payment") would be subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code, or any interest or penalties are incurred by Executive with respect to such excise tax (such excise tax, together with any such interest and penalties, are hereinafter collectively referred to as the Excise Tax"), then Executive shall be entitled to receive an additional payment (a "Gross-Up Payment") in an amount such that after payment by Executive of all taxes (including any interest or penalties imposed with respect to such taxes), including, without limitation, any income taxes (and any interest and penalties imposed with respect thereto) and Excise Tax imposed upon the Gross-Up Payment, Executive retains an amount of the Gross-Up Payment equal to the Excise Tax imposed upon the Payments. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this paragraph "a", if it is determined that Executive is entitled to a Gross-Up Payment, but that Executive, after taking into account the Payments and the Gross-Up Payment, would not receive a net after-tax benefit of at least $50,000 (taking into account both income taxes and any Excise Tax) as compared to the net after-tax proceeds to Executive resulting from an elimination of the Gross-Up Payment and a reduction of the payments, in the aggregate, to an amount (the "Reduced Amount") such that the receipt of Payments would not give rise to any Excise Tax then no Gross-Up Payment shall be made to Executive and the Payments, in the aggregate, shall be reduced to the Reduced Amount.
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Excise Taxes. If the Board determines, in its sole discretion, that Section 280G of the Code applies to any compensation payable to the Executive, then the provisions of this Section 5 shall apply. If any payments or benefits to which the Executive is entitled from the Company, any affiliate, any successor to the Company or an affiliate, or any trusts established by any of the foregoing by reason of, or in connection with, any transaction that occurs after the Effective Date (collectively, the “Payments,” which shall include, without limitation, the vesting of any equity awards or other non-cash benefit or property) are, alone or in the aggregate, more likely than not, if paid or delivered to the Executive, to be subject to the tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code or any successor provisions to that section, then the Payments (beginning with any Payment to be paid in cash hereunder), shall be either (a) reduced (but not below zero) so that the present value of such total Payments received by the Executive will be one dollar ($1.00) less than three times the Executive’s “base amount” (as defined in Section 280G(b)(3) of the Code) and so that no portion of such Payments received by the Executive shall be subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code, or (b) paid in full, whichever of (a) or (b) produces the better net after tax position to the Executive (taking into account any applicable excise tax under Section 4999 of the Code and any other applicable taxes). The determination as to whether any Payments are more likely than not to be subject to taxes under Section 4999 of the Code and as to whether reduction or payment in full of the amount of the Payments provided hereunder results in the better net after tax position to the Executive shall be made by the Board and the Executive in good faith.
Excise Taxes. Neither the Company nor any member of a Controlled Group has any liability to pay excise taxes with respect to any Employee Benefit Plan under applicable provisions of the Code or ERISA.
Excise Taxes. If any payments or benefits paid or provided or to be paid or provided to the Executive or for the Executive's benefit pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or otherwise in connection with, or arising out of, employment with the Company or its subsidiaries or the termination thereof (a "Employment Payment" and, collectively, the "Employment Payments") would be subject to the excise tax imposed by section 4999 of the Code (the "Excise Tax"), then the Executive may elect for such Employment Payments to be reduced to one dollar less than the amount that would constitute a "parachute payment" under section 280G of the Code (the "Scaled Back Amount"). Any such election must be in writing and delivered to the Company. If the Executive does not elect to have Employment Payments reduced to the Scaled Back Amount, the Executive shall be responsible for payment of any Excise Tax resulting from the Employment Payments and the Executive shall not be entitled to a gross-up payment under this Agreement or any other arrangement for such Excise Tax. If the Employment Payments are to be reduced, they shall be reduced in the following order of priority: (i) first from cash compensation, (ii) next from equity compensation, then (iii) pro-rated among all remaining Employment Payments and benefits. Within each such priority category, Employment Payments shall be reduced on a last to be paid, first reduced basis; provided that if there is a question as to which Employment Payments within any of the foregoing categories are to be reduced first, the Employment Payments that will produce the greatest present value reduction in the Employment Payments with the least reduction in economic value provided to the Executive shall be reduced first.
Excise Taxes. (a) In the event that any payments made and/or benefits provided to the Executive under this Agreement (including, without limitation, pursuant to the Option and/or the Notice of Grant and Share Option Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A) (hereinafter called the "Payments") are subject to any excise taxes, including, without limitation, excise taxes imposed by Section 4999 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code") (the "Excise Taxes"), the Company shall pay the Executive such additional cash payment(s) (hereinafter collectively called the "Gross Up Payment") such that the net amount that the Executive would retain after deduction and/or payment of any Excise Taxes on the Payments, and any interest and/or penalties assessed by the Internal Revenue Service with respect to the Excise Taxes, and taking into account the tax consequences of all additional cash payments made by the Company pursuant to this Section 8, shall be equal to the aggregate value of Payments. The determination of whether such Excise Taxes are payable and the amount thereof shall be based upon the opinion of counsel selected by the Executive and acceptable to the Company. Any such additional cash payment by the Company shall be paid by the Company to the Executive in one lump sum cash payment within thirty (30) days following the date such opinion of counsel is rendered. If such opinion is not accepted by the Internal Revenue Service, then the Executive shall determine and notify the Company of the appropriate adjustments in the Gross Up Payment (taking into account any and all Excise Taxes, interest, penalties and the tax consequences of all additional cash payments made by the Company pursuant to this Section 8) and the Company shall pay the Executive the difference between the final amount of the Gross Up Payment and the amount previously paid, if any, to the Executive by the Company pursuant to this Section 8 (hereinafter called the "Adjustment Payment"). Any such Adjustment Payment shall be paid by the Company to the Executive in one lump sum cash payment within ten (10) days following such notification.
Excise Taxes. If, under Federal Excise Tax Law, any transaction hereunder constitutes a sale on which a Federal Excise Tax is imposed and the sale is exempt from such Federal Excise Tax because it is a sale to a State or Local Government for its exclusive use, District, upon request, will execute documents necessary to show (1) that District is a political subdivision of the State for the purposes of such exemption, and (2) that the sale is for the exclusive use of District. No Federal Excise Tax for such materials shall be included in any Guaranteed Maximum Price.
Excise Taxes. (a) If any payment or distribution by the Company or any affiliate to or for the benefit of the Executive, whether paid or payable or distributed or distributable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or otherwise pursuant to or by reason of any other agreement, policy, plan, program or arrangement, including without limitation any stock option, stock appreciation right or similar right, or the lapse or termination of any restriction on or the vesting or exercisability of any of the foregoing (a “Payment”), would be subject to the excise tax imposed by Code Section 4999 or to any similar tax imposed by state or local law, or any interest or penalties with respect to such tax (such tax or taxes, together with any such interest and penalties, being hereafter collectively referred to as the “Excise Tax”), then the benefits payable or provided under this Agreement (or other Payments as described above) shall be reduced (but not in excess of the amount of the benefits payable or provided under this Agreement) if, and only to the extent that, such reduction will allow the Executive to receive a greater Net After Tax Amount than such Executive would receive absent such reduction.
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Excise Taxes. Section 10 of the Agreement is replaced in its entirety with the following: “Excise Taxes. If any payments or benefits paid or provided or to be paid or provided to the Employee or for Employee’s benefit pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or otherwise in connection with, or arising out of, employment with the Company or its subsidiaries or the termination thereof (a “Payment” and, collectively, the “Payments”) would be subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code (the “Excise Tax”), then Employee may elect for such Payments to be reduced to one dollar less than the amount that would constitute a “parachute payment” under Section 280G of the Code (the “Scaled Back Amount”). Any such election must be in writing and delivered to the Company within thirty (30) days after the Date of Termination. If Employee does not elect to have Payments reduced to the Scaled Back Amount, Employee shall be responsible for payment of any Excise Tax resulting from the Payments and Employee shall not be entitled to a gross-up payment under this Agreement or any other for such Excise Tax. If the Payments are to be reduced, they shall be reduced in the following order of priority: (i) first from cash compensation, (ii) next from equity compensation, then (iii) pro-rata among all remaining Payments and benefits. To the extent there is a question as to which Payments within any of the foregoing categories are to be reduced first, the Payments that will produce the greatest present value reduction in the Payments with the least reduction in economic value provided to Employee shall be reduced first.”
Excise Taxes a. Anything in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding and except as set forth below, if it is determined that any payment, benefit or distribution by the Company to or for the benefit of Executive (whether paid or payable or distributed or distributable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or any other agreement, plan or program of the Company, but determined without regard to any additional payments required under this Section 3) (each of such payments, benefits and distributions, a "Payment") is subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code or any similar federal, state or local law, or any interest or penalties are incurred by Executive with respect to such excise tax (such excise tax, together with any such interest and penalties, are hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Excise Tax"), then the Company shall pay the Executive an additional cash payment (a "Gross-Up Payment") in an amount such that after payment by Executive of all taxes (including any interest or penalties imposed with respect to such taxes), including, without limitation, any income taxes (and any interest and penalties imposed with respect thereto) and Excise Tax imposed upon the Gross-Up Payment, Executive retains an amount of the Gross-Up Payment equal to the Excise Tax imposed upon the Payments. For purposes of determining the Gross-Up Payment, the Executive shall be deemed to be taxed at the highest marginal rate under all applicable federal, state and local income tax laws for the year in which the Gross-Up Payment is paid. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this paragraph "a", if it is determined that Executive is entitled to a Gross-Up Payment, but that Executive, after taking into account the Payments and the Gross-Up Payment, would not receive a net after-tax benefit of at least $50,000 (taking into account both income taxes and any Excise Tax) as compared to the net after-tax proceeds to Executive resulting from an elimination of the Gross-Up Payment and a reduction of the payments, in the aggregate, to an amount (the "Reduced Amount") such that the receipt of Payments would not give rise to any Excise Tax then no Gross-Up Payment shall be made to Executive and the Payments, in the aggregate, shall be reduced to the Reduced Amount.
Excise Taxes. Anything in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, if any payment or benefit to which the Executive is entitled to from the Company (the "Payments," which include the vesting of stock awards or other benefits or property) is more likely than not to be subject to the tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (or any successor provision to that section), the Payments shall be reduced to the extent required to avoid application of such tax. The Executive will be entitled to select the order in which Payments are to be reduced in accordance with the preceding sentence. Determination of whether Payments would result in the application of the tax imposed under Section 4999, and the amount of reduction that is necessary so that no such tax is applied, shall be made at the Company's expense, by the independent accounting firm employed by the Company immediately prior to the occurrence of any Change of Control of the Company which will result in the imposition of such tax.
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