Ad Valorem Taxes

A tax based on the assessed value of an item, such as real estate or personal property. The most common Ad Valorem Taxes are property Taxes levied on real estate. The Latin phrase ad valorem means “according to value.” All Ad Valorem Taxes are based on the assessed value of the item being taxed.

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Compulsory charges levied by a governmental unit for the purpose of raising revenue. 

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UCC is an abbreviation for the “Uniform Commercial Code,” which governs the transfer of security interests in personal property pursuant to state law.