tax lien

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Noun1.tax lien - lien of which a tax collector may avail himself in default of taxes (analogous to a judgment lien)
lien - the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
federal tax lien - lien of the United States on all property of a taxpayer who fails to pay the federal government the taxes for which he or she is liable
state tax lien - a lien on the property of a taxpayer that the tax collector can use upon default of payment of taxes
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This ambiguity does not arise under the state personal income tax lien.
55 million federal income tax lien that the IRS filed against her in July.
The federal income tax lien for $9,000 was recorded in October 1992 and released on March 23, 1994.