Reasonable Basis definition

Reasonable Basis for a position shall exist if tax counsel may properly advise reporting such position on a tax return in accordance with Formal Opinion 85-352 issued by the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility of the American Bar Association (or any successor to such opinion).
Reasonable Basis means reasonable basis within the meaning of Section 6662(d)(2)(B)(ii)(II) of the Code and the Treasury Regulations promulgated thereunder (or such other level of confidence required by the Code at that time to avoid the imposition of penalties).
Reasonable Basis means that a realistic possibility of success, within ---------------- the meaning of ABA Formal Opinion No. 85-352, exists for pursuing such contest.

Examples of Reasonable Basis in a sentence

  • Disclosures to the general public that are required to be made by Federal, State, or local law.(2) Reasonable basis.

  • Reasonable basis for believing that any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or combination thereof is a principal in more than 1 bid for the Work contemplated may cause the rejection of all bids in which such individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or combination thereof is a principal.

  • Disclosures to the general public that are required to be made by Fed- eral, State, or local law.(2) Reasonable basis.

  • Reasonable basis is a relatively high standard of tax reporting that is significantly higher than not frivolous or not patently improper.

  • Reasonable basis may also be established by reliance on a technical advice memorandum, private letter ruling, or determination letter issued to that particular entity.


More Definitions of Reasonable Basis

Reasonable Basis shall have the meaning specified in Section 6662(d)(2)(B)(ii)(II) of the Code (or such other level of confidence required by the Code at that time to avoid the imposition of penalties).
Reasonable Basis means a standard of care used in tax reporting that is significantly higher than not frivolous or not patently improper. A reasonable basis position will be more than arguable and based on at least one or more authorities of either state or federal tax administration. A position is considered to have a reasonable basis if a reasonable and well-informed analysis by a person knowledgeable in tax law would lead that person to conclude that the position has approximately a one-in-four, or greater, likelihood of being sustained on the merits. A reasonable basis includes innocent mistakes where the excessive amount is the result of inadvertence, mathematical error, or where otherwise defined as innocent by the director pursuant to a formal pronouncement issued without regard to chapter 91.
Reasonable Basis means (A) a material breach of this Agreement by the Company, provided that Employee shall have first given written notice of such default to the Company and if within thirty days after receipt of such notice, the Company has not cured such default; or (B) termination of Employee's employment by the Company without Cause during the term hereof; or (C) a reduction in Employee's salary, except to the extent that a majority of the other executive officers of the Company incur reductions of salary that average no less than the percentage reduction incurred by Employee; or (E) termination of the Employee's employment by the Employee within 12 months after a "Change in Control," with Change in Control being defined as follows:
Reasonable Basis shall have the meaning set forth in Section 3.2(b) hereof.
Reasonable Basis means reasonable basis within the meaning of Section 6662(d)(2)(B)(ii)(II) of the Code and the Treasury Regulations promulgated thereunder.
Reasonable Basis shall have the meaning set forth in Section 3.3.
Reasonable Basis means "reasonable basis" within the meaning of section 1.6662-7(d) of the Treasury Regulations.