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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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Functional Assessment data were used to answer the two guiding questions previously noted.
At the same time, it significantly correlates with other scales used for functional assessment of patients with SAH or intracranial aneurysm.
Delfs and Campbell (2010) A quantitative synthesis of developmental disability research: The impact of functional assessment methodology on treatment effectiveness.
Functional assessment of hand flapping in a general education classroom.
As a practice, function-based interventions involve (a) conducting descriptive and, in some cases, experimental tools to identify the function of the target behavior; (b) designing an intervention linked to functional assessment data to adjust antecedent conditions and to maintain consequences so that the student can acquire a more reliable, more efficient, functionally equivalent behavior; and (c) implementing the intervention with fidelity using an experimental design (e.
A functional assessment was conducted within the context of a collaborative consultation model with the authors and the classroom teacher serving as participants (Ervin, Ehrhardt, & Poling, 2001).
However, in-hospital and ambulatory practice functional assessment is not done routinely, consistently, or comprehensively (Reuben, 2002).
By engaging in a functional assessment and discussion of this behavior, children becomes more sensitive to the conditions that help and hinder sustained attention to instructional stimuli and contribute to the overall self-regulation and self-management of attentional processes.
Executive Brief: Functional Assessment of Autonomy.
EndoSonics Corporation, headquartered in Rancho Cordova, is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging products and functional assessment products to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease.

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