- A formal document provided to the person acquiring property through a tax sale. This certificate affirms the sale and grants the buyer the right to a tax deed once the period for redeeming the property has lapsed, assuming all obligations and costs have been met
- Upon winning the auction for the foreclosed house, he was given a tax certificate.
- The tax certificate granted her the opportunity to eventually acquire the tax deed of the property she purchased at the tax sale.
- All persons purchasing property at a tax sale are provided with a tax certificate.