political contribution

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Related to political contribution: Political committee, Political fundraising
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Noun1.political contribution - a contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party
donation, contribution - a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
soft money - political contributions made in such a way as to avoid the United States regulations for federal election campaigns (as by contributions to a political action committee)
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30-2016 issued on March 14, Commissioner Kim Henares said previously issued regulations mandate payment of taxes for donations received before or after the campaign period, hence will not be deductible as political contribution on the part of the donor.
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Clearly, companies planning on contracting with states and local governments must have a political contribution compliance program in place.
A clear example that fit with our model is given by the alleged political contribution offered by a domestic supermarket chain in favor of a political candidate running for the presidency in Mexico.
As the law firm Venable explains in a recent alert on the rule to clients, the "cornerstone" of the new regulatory framework under the SEC's pay-to-play rule is a "two-year ban on investment advisors receiving any compensation for providing advisory services to a government entity if the advisor or one of its 'covered associates' makes a non-exempt political contribution to a public official or candidate who can influence the award of advisory business.
Although the concept of political contribution incentives has been around for decades, the programs have been subject to surprisingly little scholarly study.
In addition, Sears has hired a senior executive compliance officer to review the company's political contribution practices.
STEVE Bing is in yet more legal hot water - this time over a political contribution.
Under the rule, a municipal bond firm or dealer is barred from transacting any municipal bond business with any city or town within a two-year period after any political contribution to any official of the municipality by such a firm, firm-controlled PAC, or finance professional of the firm.
State registered advisors are currently exempt from the political contribution rule.