ratable estate


ratable estate
n.
An estate with a value that can be appraised, usually for taxes.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ratable estate — Taxable estate; the real and personal property that the legislature has designated as taxable. Marshfield v Middlesex, 55 Vt 545, 546 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ratable estate or property — Property in its quality and nature capable of being rated, i.e. appraised, assessed. Taxable estate; the real and personal property which the legislature designates as taxable …   Black's law dictionary

  • ratable — rat‧a‧ble [ˈreɪtəbl] also rateable adjective 1. FINANCE a ratable share of something such as a payment is calculated according to the amount someone owes or is owed, relative to the amounts other people owe or are owed: • the collection and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Ratable — Rat a*ble (r[=a]t [.a]*b l), a. 1. Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value. [1913 Webster] Twenty or[ae] were ratable to [at] two marks of silver. Camden. [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation; as, ratable estate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ratable — rat·able / rā tə bəl/ adj: made or calculated according to a proportionate rate: pro rata a ratable distribution of the bankruptcy estate rat·ably / blē/ adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • Ratable Accrual Method — A method for determining when and how much income was earned over a period of time. The ratable accrual method can be used to compute the interest income for tax purposes. This is opposed to the payment method, and could be used to find the… …   Investment dictionary

  • Ratableness — Ratable Rat a*ble (r[=a]t [.a]*b l), a. 1. Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value. [1913 Webster] Twenty or[ae] were ratable to [at] two marks of silver. Camden. [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ratably — Ratable Rat a*ble (r[=a]t [.a]*b l), a. 1. Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value. [1913 Webster] Twenty or[ae] were ratable to [at] two marks of silver. Camden. [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Civil list — List List, n. [AS. l[=i]st a list of cloth; akin to D. lijst, G. leiste, OHG. l[=i]sta, Icel. lista, listi, Sw. list, Dan. liste. In sense 5 from F. liste, of German origin, and thus ultimately the same word.] 1. A strip forming the woven border… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Free list — List List, n. [AS. l[=i]st a list of cloth; akin to D. lijst, G. leiste, OHG. l[=i]sta, Icel. lista, listi, Sw. list, Dan. liste. In sense 5 from F. liste, of German origin, and thus ultimately the same word.] 1. A strip forming the woven border… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.