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The process by which the financial worth of property is determined. The amount at which an item is valued. A demand by the board of directors of a corporation for the payment of any money that is still owed on the purchase of capital stock. The determination of the amount of damages to be awarded to a plaintiff who has been successful in a lawsuit. The ascertainment of the pro rata share of taxes to be paid by members of a group of taxpayers who have directly benefited from a particular common goal or project according to the benefit conferred upon the individual or his or her property. This is known as a special assessment. The listing and valuation of property for purposes of fixing a tax upon it for which its owner will be liable. The procedure by which the Internal Revenue Service, or other government department of taxation, declares that a taxpayer owes additional tax because, for example, the individual has understated personal gross income or has taken deductions to which he or she is not entitled. This process is also known as a deficiency assessment.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ASSESSMENT. The making out a list of property, and fixing its valuation or appraisement; it is also applied to making out a list of persons, and appraising their several occupations, chiefly with a view of taxing the said persons and their property.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The auditors' independent evaluation of earnings quality in the EQA will help investors assess future earnings potential and analysts to make better predictions.
In addition to the above analysis, we should note that the MBNQA does not specifically consider the impact on society criterion included in the EQA. Even though the MBNQA includes some of the related aspects such as business ethics, public health and safety, environmental protection, and waste management in the leadership criterion, the EQA by including the impact on society as one of the nine criteria, covers more aspects, for example, preservation of global resources, organization's involvement in the community in terms of charity, education and training, and sports and leisure, etc., in a more detailed fashion.
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* Frequent distribution: Regular EQA analysis allows for rapid identification of errors, and any necessary corrective actions can be taken as soon as possible.
However, since trueness verification EQA programs have high transport and storage condition demands, the participating laboratories in this study were all EQA customers of the NCCL, with more tertiary hospitals and fewer second-class or other hospitals.
Poor performance by several laboratories in the 2002 and 2003 UKNEQAS fragile X PT/ EQA scheme resulted in the development of consensus testing and reporting guidelines in the United Kingdom.
Thus, like the EQA and the Australian Quality Award, Baldrige recognizes the crucial role of the top management in creating the goals, values and systems that guide the pursuit of continuous performance improvement and external orientation.
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