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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Also, the IRS in 1991-92 filed income tax liens against Foster totaling $660,807 for the years 1982-89.