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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 Molecular Functional Assessment methodology focuses on determining original function by systematically identifying and eliminating any possible current function(s), while also evaluating effective treatment.
Suggested Questions to be Addressed by Functional Assessment 1.
During edasalonexent treatment, positive numerical changes were observed across the five functional assessments compared with the off-treatment period: rate of decline slowed by 50% for 10-meter walk/run; rate of decline slowed by 45% for time to stand; rate of decline slowed by more than 50% for four-stair climb with no decline in function; and rate of decline in score slowed by more than 50% for NSAA with positive improvement seen.
Research in functional assessment of the challenging behaviors of students with emotional and behavioral disorders.
Gadaire, Kelley, & DeRosa (2010) address one of the most glaring issues in the functional assessment and treatment literature at this time.
In particular, the observation and measurement of children's responses to intervention provide abundant information to refine intervention strategy, and the functional assessment of behavior allows for this measurement at frequent and periodic intervals.
An approach to functional assessment in general education classroom settings.
But the psychometric properties of checklists may be inconsistent, so they should only be used as one component of an overall functional assessment, along with interviews and observation, Dr.
Psychometric study of the Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale: Prediction of contact with the law and poor school attendance.
Second, not only did we apply science-based interventions to the target student's disruptive behavior, we chose these interventions and added components to them based on a systematic functional assessment of that behavior.
A computer-based program (SIDD, or Simulation in Developmental Disabilities, see Desrochers, House, and Seth, 2001) that teaches a functional assessment approach to treatment was used to present participants with 10 computer-based clinical cases.

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