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abatement

 [ah-bāt´ment]
decrease in severity of a pain, symptom, or disorder.

a·bate·ment

(ă-bāt'ment),
1. A diminution or easing.
2. Reduction, ultimately elimination, of public-health nuisances such as smoke or loud noise.
[abate, fr. M.E. abaten, fr. O.Fr. abattre, to beat down, fr. L. L. batto, to beat, + -ment]

abatement

/abate·ment/ (ah-bāt´ment) decrease in severity of a pain or symptom.

abatement

[əbāt′mənt]
a decrease in severity of symptoms. abate, v.

Abatement

Any set of measures designed to reduce a hazard in the environment—e.g., to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards in accordance with established federal standards. Abatement can include removal, replacement, encapsulation, and all associated preparation, cleanup, and disposal activities.

a·bate·ment

(ă-bāt'ment)
1. A diminution or easing.
2. Reduction, ultimately elimination, of public-health nuisances such as smoke or loud noise.
[abate, fr. M.E. abaten, fr. O.Fr. abattre, to beat down, fr. L. L. batto, to beat, + -ment]

abatement (əbāt´ment),

n a decrease in severity of pain or symptoms.
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GFOA responded to the ED by: 1) encouraging the GASB to provide for a more "balanced" picture of tax abatements by incorporating information on the benefits of tax abatement programs; 2) simplifying required disclosures; and 3) providing practical help for governments that are legally prohibited from providing certain specific information on tax abatements.
77, Tax Abatement Disclosures, requires governments to disclose information about their own tax abatements separately from information about tax abatements that are entered into by other governments and reduce the reporting government's tax revenues.
To uniformly apply penalty abatements, the IRS developed a decision-support software program called the Reasonable Cause Assistant (RCA).
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will enable the McCarthys to prove their entitlement and collect $30,000 of tax abatements improperly denied over the course often years.
Few of the major developers in Jersey City would discuss the Canco abatement, but government sources said the council has been approached about sweetening existing abatement agreements for other developers and is also negotiating more generous first-time abatements for new projects.
This paper reports on a study that analyzed the effectiveness of this financing intervention (CRA loans), as well as the effectiveness of abatements in reducing childhood lead exposure.
Generally, participants agreed that for home abatements, sampling is likely not worth the expense, and it makes more sense financially to just solve the problem.
Some critics, however, say neighborhood prosecutors can be fickle in their abatements.
While states are quick to tout the availability of income tax credit incentive programs, states do not always advertise the availability of local real and personal property tax abatements, exemptions, or other property tax relief.
Davis said, "School Board members must wonder why, during this critical time for schools, the County Commissioners would grant a 95% corporate tax break to Android Industries, when I, as well as UAW members, School Board members and parents know that most of these abatements come right off the top of what should be going to the schools.
At the moment, it is expected the abatements last until September 29.