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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.

Tax Assessment

The determination of how much a person or company owes in taxes. One usually determines one's own tax assessment by declaring one's income and capital gains from the previous year and applying the methodology the government requires to arrive at the tax liability. The government has the right to audit any tax assessment.


(1) The official valuation of property for tax purposes. (2) A one-time charge made against property owners for each one's pro rata share of the expense of repairs or improvements to be enjoyed by all of them in common,such as a condo association assessment to replace a roof,or a local government assessment to pave a dirt road. (3) Determination of the value of property in a condemnation case.

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The evaluation of the patient's response to the physiotherapy treatment was based on the following basic measures of treatment outcome; (1) pain response using the visual analogue scale, (2) functionality using the active range of right hip flexion, (3) radiological evidence of the degree of diastasis (in mm), and (4) gait assessment while walking.
The physical therapy department, under a doctor's order, will employ assessments such as the Jacobsen's Handicap Inventory, ABC Scale, and DGI Gait Assessment, Static and Dynamic Balance and test for muscle mass.