tax lien

Definition of "tax lien"
  1. A claim by the government on a person's property due to their unpaid taxes, which serves as a form of security for the owed amount
How to use "tax lien" in a sentence
  1. The county placed a tax lien on the homeowner's property because they hadn't paid their property taxes for several years.
  2. Due to the tax lien, she was unable to sell her property until all her outstanding taxes were fully paid.
  3. Failure to pay business taxes may result in a tax lien, which could severely impact the company's ability to conduct financial transactions.

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