Journey in Life: 04/09/16

Saturday, April 9, 2016

"Tax sale" nghĩa là gì?

Sắp phá sản rồi, bán hết*. Photo courtesy David.

'Tax sale' nghĩa là bán đấu giá tài sản để trả thuế còn thiếu, bán đấu giá cưỡng chế tài sản vì thiếu thuế Nhà nước (a public auction of tax deeds and/or tax liens used to recover delinquent real property taxes).

Ví dụ
The tax sale of 61 cottage lots in the Lake Manitoba Narrows has been called off.

Larry Friday, the city's director of taxation, said the property is scheduled to be sold off for unpaid taxes at the city's next tax sale in May.

The city had been working with advocates, including the Abell Foundation and the Community Law Center, to reform the tax sale system for several years.

The efforts to raise the threshold for homeowners in tax sale from as little as $250 to $750, along with extensive outreach efforts, led to a 40 percent reduction — from 9,411 to 5,617 — in the number of homeowners in tax sale.

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* Evening Star Building at 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C.

The Washington Star, previously known as the Washington Star-News and the Washington Evening Star, was a daily afternoon newspaper published in Washington, D.C. between 1852 and 1981. For most of that time, it was the city's newspaper of record, and the longtime home to columnist Mary McGrory and cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman.

On August 7, 1981, after 130 years, the Washington Star ceased publication and filed for bankruptcy. In the bankruptcy sale, the Washington Post purchased the land and buildings owned by the Star, including its printing presses...