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abatement

[ə′bāt·mənt]
(engineering)
The waste produced in cutting a timber, stone, or metal piece to a desired size and shape.
A decrease in the amount of a substance or other quantity, such as atmospheric pollution.

Abatement

The removal or reduction of a health risk to an acceptable level from an identified hazardous material, such as those containing lead or asbestos. It includes demolition and removal and protection of the surrounding environment.

abatement

The wastage of wood when lumber is sawed or planed to size.
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For tax abatements of other governments that reduce a government's revenues, a government once again may provide the required disclosure by individual agreement, in the aggregate, or using some combination of both, this time organized by government and by specific tax rebated.
Other commitments made by a government in tax abatement agreements, such as to build infrastructure assets.
With TIGTA and TAS reports highlighting the IRS's inconsistent application of penalty abatement, the IRS will likely make some changes in its requirements and procedures for requesting and granting penalty abatements in the future.
About half of those abatement applications have been approved, and the assessments for those properties were lowered.
A record-keeping error made by Finance prevented the McCarthys from collecting a tax abatement they were legally entitled to.
Tax abatements have become a bad word in Jersey City because the public has lost confidence in the city's ability to negotiate fair agreements," said Levin.
Of the 37 people whose loan applications were denied, 18 found other resources with which to complete the abatements (48.
Most experts agree that visual and olfactory inspection by a competent authority with appropriate personal protective equipment before and after abatement is the best strategy.
Although Chapter 100 provisions lay dormant on the law books for many years, large industrial companies are starting to use them to effect lucrative, long-term real and personal property tax abatements in Missouri.
Davis said, "The Trumbull County Commissioners appear to have rushed through a huge tax abatement for a corporation that doesn't even exist in Trumbull County.
Up to 100 per cent rent abatement for farms with a confirmed case until earning capacity is resumed.
But the city proceeded with abatement anyway, and as it closed in on Franklin's home, her lawyer, James Kempton, saw the alarming implications: