tax stop

Tax Stop

A clause in a lease stating that the lessee is responsible for payment of property taxes should they rise above a certain level. The tax stop limits the lessor's liability for property taxes.

tax stop

A clause in a lease that stops the escalation of tax expenses for either the landlord or the tenant.(1) A tenant tax stop would put an upper limit on the taxes a tenant must reimburse to a landlord under a net lease or triple-net lease. (2) A landlord tax stop would require the tenant to reimburse the landlord if property taxes in any year exceed a certain amount.

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Tax Stop Clause: A provision in a lease whereby real estate tax increases imposed on the lessor are passed along to the lessee as additional rent; also referred to as an Escalator clause.
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