Assess


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Assess

1. To estimate the value of a property, especially for property tax purposes. For example, a county may send an assessor to one's house to assess its value and base the property tax one owes on that assessment.

2. To decide the cost of something. For example, an insurance company may assess the damage of a house fire at $120,000 and agree to pay that much toward repairs. Alternatively, the government may assess that one owes $50,000 in income tax based upon one's income the previous year.
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As complex multi-tiered partnerships were set up to create tax shelters, it became very difficult for the IRS to audit each partner within the assessment SOL to assess tax.
This helps assess the resources needed to complete the company-level controls effort in a timely manner and gauge the team's progress compared to expectations.
URAC assembles consultation teams that meet with Web site producers to review and assess the online information resources.
For environmental managers, Monte Carlo analysis provides a platform to assess both individual sites during transactions and those undergoing brownfields redevelopment.
While rehabilitation counselors are not trained as family therapists, counselors should be able to assess family dysfunction as it relates to rehabilitation adjustment issues and be able to make referrals to other qualified personnel (such as a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy).
3) Assess how recontacting participants to obtain informed consent for additional uses of their data affects participant comprehension, willingness to participate, and sense of coercion.
The ultimate goal of evaluation is to assess the impacts of libraries on patron's lives and the larger social milieu.
Satisfaction surveys were found to be deceptive by Cassileth, who found that customers can assess hospitals with considerable sophistication and objectivity prior to admission but revert to using affective qualitative terms once admitted.
Whether or not a standardized test is an appropriate means of gathering information for assessment depends primarily on the fit between the content of the test and the learning it is meant to assess.
Normally, the Service may assess tax against a taxpayer not later than three years from the latter of a return's due date for a given year or three years from the date the taxpayer filed the return.
Another reason online reference services may be difficult to assess is that "rogue" reference services have burst onto the scene (e.
2 introduces new functionality to make it easier for organizations to accurately assess their vulnerability to client-side attacks and to customize, perform and repeat safe phishing attacks to measure the effectiveness of their security defenses as well as their user security awareness initiatives.