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Tax lien

Definition of the noun tax lien

What does tax lien mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. lien of which a tax collector may avail himself in default of taxes (analogous to a judgment lien)
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: lien = the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
    • more specific terms:
      • federal tax lien = lien of the United States on all property of a taxpayer who fails to pay the federal government the taxes for which he or she is liable
      • state tax lien = a lien on the property of a taxpayer that the tax collector can use upon default of payment of taxes

Specialised definition of the noun tax lien

Glossary of finance / mortgage

a legal claim on a real estate which is imposed due to failure to pay taxes

  • note: They are either due or are not paid in full.

Explanation

Tax lien: A tax lien is a lien imposed by law upon a property to secure the payment of taxes. A tax lien may be imposed for delinquent taxes owed on real property or personal property, or as a result of failure to pay income taxes or other taxes.

Phrases with Tax lien

  1. state tax lien
  2. federal tax lien

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tax lien

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Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Banking and Finance

by Blackie

Tax Base Tax Lien Tax Base The assessed value of a set of assets, investments, or income that are subjected to taxation, or the value of a single assetthat is subject to taxation Tax Benefit The allowable deduction on a tax return to lower down ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

TAX LIEN see lien [TAX LIEN]. TAX REFUND money paid as regards application of limitation statute governing actions to recover refunds; “refund” is to pay back, return, restore, ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

TAX LIEN See: LIEN, TAX LIEN. TAX PENALTY See: PENALTY, TAX PENALTY. TAXSHELTER See: SHELTER, TAX SHELTER. AD VALOREM TAX An annual tax on the property one owns. BUSINESS INCOME TAX (BUSINESS PRIVILEGE ...

Google previewThe New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing (2002)

The Essential A-to-Z Guide to the Language of the New Market by Gretchen Morgenson, Campbell R. Harvey, Ph.D.

tax lien The right of the government to enforce a claim against the property of a person owing taxes. tax planning Devising strategies throughout ...

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Mortgage & Lending Terms Explained Simply (2011)

What Smart Investors Need to Know by Atlantic Publishing Group

Tax lien: A claim the federal government makes against a piece of real estate to induce its owner to pay neglected taxes. Tax map: A record kept by courthouses and tax offices that maps a parcel's size, shape, location, and other details ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, 9th ed. (2014)

by John Downes, Jordan Goodman

TAX LIEN statutory right obtained by a government to enforce a claim against the property of a person owing taxes until the debt is paid. TAX LOSS CARRYBACK, CARRYFORWARD tax benefit that ...

Google previewTHE AMERICAN AND ENGLISH ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LAW.; VOLUME XXV. (1894)

by CHARLES F. WILLIAMS, THOMAS J. MICHIE

The tax lien is generally held to be discharged by payment or tender of the amount due to the proper officer.1 The lien may be terminated by abandonment on the part of the taxing power,2 or by the statutory limitation of the term of the lien,3 or ...

Google previewAn International Dictionary of Accounting and Taxation (2004)

Twelve Thousand Plus Entries on Accounting, Auditing and Taxation in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia by Guy Wanjialin

tax lien governmental claim on a taxpayer's property for delinquent or overdue taxes. See: federal tax lien. tax lien certificate a certificate of claim against property that has a lien placed upon it as a result of unpaid property ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

See TAX LIEN. Lien, Vendee's. The equitable lien of a purchaser who has paid for property before receiving it, on the article bought. Lien, Vendor's. The equitable lien of a vendor for the unpaid purchase money on property sold by him . Lienor.

Google previewDICTIONARY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC TERMS, 5th ed. (2007)

A tax lien may be imposed for failure to pay city, county, estate, income, payroll, property, ...

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