Tax certificate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tax certificate (Law) The certificate issued to the purchaser of land at a tax sale certifying to the sale and the payment of the consideration thereof, and entitling the purchaser upon certain conditions and at a certain time thereafter to a deed or instrument of conveyance (called a tax deed) of the land, to be executed by the proper officer.
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Usage

In literature:

She then offered the whole certificate for the taxes.
"The Day of the Confederacy" by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
That at present those certificates should neither be receivable in taxes nor transferable.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
According to the official records, there were 558 hotels in Manhattan in 1912 which were certificated under the Liquor Tax Law.
"Commercialized Prostitution in New York City" by George Jackson Kneeland
These certificates were receivable for taxes and other public debts and for salt from the State salt mines.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
Such certificates were received at their nominal value in payment of taxes.
"The American Revolution" by John Fiske
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In news:

Haines Borough recently received certification from the Internal Revenue Service allowing it to sell marine fuel without charging the federal excise tax of 24.3 cents.
No deal for Mercy tax sale certificate.
Romney's joke about not having to verify his birthplace/nationality, is essentially a joke about the privilege to not show his papers – birth certificate or taxes.
If a woman has to pay to get copies of her marriage certificates and/or divorce records in order to vote, as happened to Cora Beach, I'd like to know how that's not a poll tax .
If a woman has to pay to get copies of her marriage certificates and/or divorce records in order to vote, as happened to Cora Beach, I'd like to know how that's not a poll tax.
I may tie my tax returns into Obama's birth certificate.
FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell has reiterated his call for the return of the minority tax certificate program.
In 2008, the county tax collector advertised 89,795 properties before the annual delinquent tax certificate sale.
Romney's tax returns, Obama's birth certificate and the end of trust.
Germany's Deutsche Bank AG (DBK.XE) said Wednesday that tax authorities and prosecutors were searching bank premises in connection with an investigation into tax evasion related to carbon emissions certificates.
Mitt Romney's son Matt joked in New Hampshire Friday that his father will share his tax returns when President Obama releases his birth certificate, among other things.
The LaGrange County Commissioners voted Monday to move ahead with a Tax Certificate Sale program in an effort to get properties back on the tax rolls.
With the new year, farmers and ranchers are updating their Texas Agricultural Sales and Use Tax Exemption certificates.
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