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check·off

 (chĕk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
Collection of dues from members of a union by authorized deduction from their wages.

check•off

(ˈtʃɛkˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

n.
1. the collection of union dues by employers through deductions from wages.
2. a voluntary contribution from one's income tax, as for a political campaign fund.
[1910–15]
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A checkoff box on a state income tax return form allows residents to donate $5, $10 or more to fund programs in local communities that prevent child abuse.
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OKLAHOMA CITY A national cattle trade and marketing group is questioning the legal legitimacy of the Oklahoma beef industrys million-dollar checkoff election.
Congratulations to all the Scouts who came together to break the world dreidel spinning record," National Jewish Committee on Scouting Chairman Bruce Checkoff said in a statement.
With the consumer market for pork and other protein sources changing rapidly, the Pork Checkoff is putting finishing touches on a plan to reposition pork marketing.
America's certified-organic stakeholders -- farmers, ranchers, distributors, food makers and retailers -- are now considering whether to adopt a national organic checkoff program.
and vice chair of the Beef Checkoff Program's nutrition and health subcommittee.
USDA has dropped a proposal to institute a second beef checkoff program because of report language in the fiscal 2015 spending package that directs the department to do so.
The Hardwood Checkoff Blue Ribbon Committee submitted revisions to the proposed program that would limit the scope of eligible products while including export sales and yellow poplar.
Proposed Hardwood Checkoff Program: Earlier this year, the Hardwood Checkoff Blue Ribbon Committee submitted revisions to the proposed program that would limit the scope of eligible products while including export sales and yellow poplar.
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Special attention is given to the checkoff system, because it is the least entrenched of the factors and would be the easiest to eliminate.