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special assessment

A charge to property owners in order to pay for some improvement benefiting all assessed owners in common.Local government sometimes makes special assessments to pay for road or sewer work.More commonly,condo associations and neighborhood associations will levy special assessments for the repair or expansion of recreational or other community amenities,or for structural repairs such as a new roof or road repaving.

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1156 as a "consumer-friendly bill" that combines special assessment procedures scattered throughout the code.
42) Under the final rule, the FDIC calculates the special assessment based on a flat rate on each institution's assets reduced by any Tier 1 capital (43) as reported by the end of the second quarter.
1] Over its relatively long history, legislation and case law have culminated in a fairly uniform body of rules that define the modern special assessment process around the United States.
A collateral tax issue raised by the new special assessment is whether it can be carried back under the special 10-year loss carryback rules for certain Federal liabilities provided in Sec.
SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON PARITY WITH PROPERTY TAXES: Special assessments are levied on the property tax bill and carry the same lien on land as property taxes, ahead of all other liens including mortgage liens.
The principles emanating from the Florida Statutes and court decisions suggest that there are four requirements for a special assessment.
Tax revenues will not rise as a special assessment district develops, but the debt burden will improve.
Unlike a special assessment, which is mandatory and generally charged against all property in a particular locality for benefits provided, a service fee (also called a service charge or a user fee) is voluntary, paid in exchange for a government service provided to an individual person.
Based on the possibility that a subsequent purchaser of a lot would not choose to seek the initial two-year reimbursement or would pre-pay their special assessments, it was important not to assess the CID special assessment on all lots equally.
Herein, however, lies the problem that this Article seeks to resolve: although neighborhood zoning districts and special assessment districts are functionally similar mechanisms through which cities can compete with suburbs, courts and scholars treat them as entirely distinct.
In this decision, ALJ Paez wrote that the mining company assumed that the information contained in the special assessment form was "merely factual.
85 million limited tax general obligation (LTGO) bonds series 2004 to 'B' from 'BB'; --$300,000 special assessment bonds, series 2007 to 'B' from 'BB'; --Implied unlimited tax general obligation (ULTGO) bonds to 'B+' from 'BB+'.

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