Levy

Business / Real Estate / Levy: To assess, seize or collect. To levy a tax is to assess a property and set the rate of taxation. To levy an execution is to officially seize the property of a person in order to satisfy an obligation.

Tax Levy

Business / Real Estate / Tax Levy: The amount to be raised from the general real estate tax is then imposed on property owners through a tax levy. A tax levy is the formal action taken to impose the tax, usually a vote of the taxing di MORE

Variable Import Levy

Business / Agriculture / Variable Import Levy: A charge levied on imports that raises their price to a level at least as high as the domestic price. Such levies are adjusted frequently (hence 'variable') in response to changes in world market pric MORE

Judgment Lien

Business / Real Estate / Judgment Lien: A general lien on the property of a judgment debtor, giving the holder of the judgment a right to levy the property to satisfy the debt. MORE

Writ Of Execution

Business / Real Estate / Writ Of Execution: A court order authorizing and directing an officer of the court (sheriff, police officer) to levy and sell property of the defendant to satisfy a judgement. MORE

Attachment

Business / Debt / Attachment: Means that goods held by the person in debt, eg a car, are 'frozen'. Anything that has been frozen ('attached') can be sold. The money raised is then handed over to the person who is owed the money. MORE

Mutual Fund

Business / Finance / Mutual Fund: Mutual funds are pools of money that are managed by an investment company and regulated by the Investment Company Act of 1940. They offer investors a variety of goals, depending on the fund and its in MORE

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