tangible personal property

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tangible personal property

That which can be seen,touched,and moved,such as equipment, furniture, and vehicles. Contrast with intangible personal property, which includes goodwill, copyrights,and accounts receivable.

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Tangible Personal Property

Property, other than real property, that has a physical existence and an intrinsic value. Examples are livestock, machinery, equipment, and vehicles.
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