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Jeopardy Assessment

jeopardy assessment n

: a special immediate assessment of an alleged tax deficiency levied under federal law when a taxing officer believes that delay may jeopardize collection of the claim



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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