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tax certificate


noun

a document issued to the purchaser of property sold for unpaid taxes attesting to the holder's right to eventual receipt of the title deed.

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Nearby words

taws, tawse, tax, tax avoidance, tax break, tax certificate, tax credit, tax deduction, tax deed, tax disc, tax evasion
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Origin of tax certificate

First recorded in 1875–80
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