assessment


assessment
I (estimation) noun aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, calculation, determination, estimate, measure, mensuration, rating, reckoning, survey, valuation associated concepts: assessment of damages II (levy) noun amount assessed as payable, capitation, census, cess, charge, charge levied, exaction, exactment, imposition, impost, rate, tallage, tax, toll associated concepts: assessed valuation, assessment and collection of taxes, assessment district, assessment for benefits, assessment for special improvements, assessment insurance, assessment lien, assessment of property, assessment roll, assessor, equalized assessment, improvements, municipal improvements, public improvements, special assessment, tax assessment, valuation of property III index account (evaluation), ad valorem, appraisal, appreciation (perception), arbitration, charge (cost), choice (decision), computation, concept, conclusion (determination), cost (price), determination, discretion (power of choice), discrimination (differentiation), duty (tax), estimate (approximate cost), estimation (calculation), excise, expense (cost), idea, inspection, judgment (discernment), judgment (formal court decree), levy, measurement, opinion (judicial decision), perception, rate, rating, rent, tariff (duties), tax, toll (tax), value, verdict

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


assessment
The process by which the financial worth of property is determined. The amount at which an item is valued. A demand by the board of directors of a corporation for the payment of any money that is still owed on the purchase of capital stock. The determination of the amount of damages to be awarded to a plaintiff who has been successful in a lawsuit. The ascertainment of the pro rata share of taxes to be paid by members of a group of taxpayers who have directly benefited from a particular common goal or project according to the benefit conferred upon the individual or his or her property. This is known as a special assessment. The listing and valuation of property for purposes of fixing a tax upon it for which its owner will be liable. The procedure by which the Internal Revenue Service, or other government department of taxation, declares that a taxpayer owes additional tax because, for example, the individual has understated personal gross income or has taken deductions to which he or she is not entitled. This process is also known as a deficiency assessment.

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


assessment
The process by which the financial worth of property is determined. The amount at which an item is valued. A demand by the board of directors of a corporation for the payment of any money that is still owed on the purchase of capital stock. The determination of the amount of damages to be awarded to a plaintiff who has been successful in a lawsuit. The ascertainment of the pro rata share of taxes to be paid by members of a group of taxpayers who have directly benefited from a particular common goal or project according to the benefit conferred upon the individual or his or her property. This is known as a special assessment. The listing and valuation of property for purposes of fixing a tax upon it for which its owner will be liable. The procedure by which the internal revenue service, or other government department of taxation, declares that a taxpayer owes additional tax because, for example, the individual has understated personal gross income or has taken deductions to which he or she is not entitled. This process is also known as a deficiency assessment.

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

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • assessment — as‧sess‧ment [əˈsesmənt] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a judgement that you make about a person or situation after considering all the information: • They will have to make an assessment of the services required to meet the health needs of the …   Financial and business terms

  • Assessment — As*sess ment, n. [LL. assessamentum.] 1. The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club. [1913 Webster] 2. A valuation of property or profits of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assessment — (deutsch: Einschätzung, Beurteilung, Abwägung) bezeichnet: Assessment (Psychologie), Erfassung von psychologischen und anderen Merkmalen zu einem praktischen Zweck Assessment Center zur Erforschung fachlicher, persönlicher, sozialer und leitender …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Assessment — process undertaken by an accreditation body to assess the competence of a conformity assessment body, based on particular standard(s) and/or other normative documents and for a defined scope of accreditation (p. 3.7 ISO/IEC 17011:2004). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • assessment — [n1] evaluation appraisal, computation, determination, estimate, estimation, judgment, rating, reckoning, valuation, value judgment; concept 24 assessment [n2] assignment of fee, amount appraisal, charge, demand, duty, estimate, fee, levy, rate,… …   New thesaurus

  • assessment — [ə ses′mənt] n. 1. the act or an instance of assessing 2. an amount assessed: See also SPECIAL ASSESSMENT …   English World dictionary

  • assessment — The valuing of a thing or property (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • assessment — (n.) 1540s, value of property for tax purposes, from ASSESS (Cf. assess) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning determination or adjustment of tax rate is from 1540s; general sense of estimation is recorded from 1620s. In education jargon from 1956 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Assessment — For article assessment process on Wikipedia, see . Assessment is the process of documenting, usually in measurable terms, knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs. This article covers educational assessment including the work of institutional… …   Wikipedia

  • assessment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, general, overall ▪ individual ▪ continuous, regular ▪ Examination is by continuous assessment …   Collocations dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.