tax sale
tax sale see sale

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

tax sale
An auction sale of a taxpayer's property conducted by the Federal government to collect unpaid taxes.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


tax sale
A transfer of real property in exchange for money to satisfy charges imposed thereupon by the government that have remained unpaid after the legal period for their payment has expired.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


tax sale
A transfer of real property in exchange for money to satisfy charges imposed thereupon by the government that have remained unpaid after the legal period for their payment has expired.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

tax sale
n.
   an auction sale of a taxpayer's property conducted by the federal government to collect unpaid taxes.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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