equalization equalization  /ˌi kwə lɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of making equal or uniform

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. During the House debate, the equalization fee plan was momentarily sidetracked.
  2. Senator Capper believes that the equalization fee is essential to farm relief, hopes that a compromise bill can be agreed upon 'by the Administration and the McNary-Haugenites.
  3. This was to be paid for by an equalization fee.

News

  1. More now qualify for Homestead Tax Credit

    Devils Lake, ND - According to Devils Lake City Assessor Gary Martinson and Ramsey County Director of Tax Equalization Jerry Ratzlaff more low-income senior citizens and disabled persons may be able to receive the Homestead Tax Credit for 2013 because of recent changes to the tax bill.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Devils Lake Journal

  2. Local news and sports reporting covering Niles, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Edwardsburg, Cass County, Berrien County in ...

    CASSOPOLIS — Cass County commissioners Thursday night officially met new Equalization Director Tony Meyaard, Fennville’s mayor pro tem. Meyaard, who started in May, said what used to be classified as Level IV is now known as an MMAO, or Michigan Master Assessing Officer.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Niles Daily Star

  3. Loudoun transforms property valuation and taxation systems

    The Board of Supervisors now oversees the equalization board, which had almost no oversight.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "The equalization system was never designed to have the two largest provinces receiving equalization," said Flaherty. "I would be less concerned about the formula and more concerned about the quality of life and the standard of living in the...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Jim Flaherty Source: Canada.com

  2. "We are dealing with some fundamental economic issues and where we need help is outside the equalization formula," Duncan said, also pointing to health transfers and infrastructure.
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Dwight Duncan Source: Canoe.ca

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