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One who rents real property or Personal Property to another.

A lessor of land is a landlord.


Landlord and Tenant.

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


n. the owner of real property who rents it to a lessee pursuant to a written lease. Thus, he/she/it is the landlord and the lessee is the tenant. (See: lease, lessee, landlord, tenant, landlord and tenant)

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a person who grants a LEASE of property.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

LESSOR. contr. He who grants a lease. Civ. Code of L. art. 2647.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The benefit from leasing in this model is realized even if the marginal tax rate is the same for the lessee and lessor.
particulars of the supplier (i.e the person or entity supplying the leased asset to the lessor) ('Supplier'); and
Under the Civil Code, a lessor may judicially eject the lessee for any of the following causes:
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Lessors say liquidity is abundant and that financial strains in one part of the globe can be offset by demand elsewhere.
The customer just needs to activate his account in the system; which saves time and effort on the lessor and the tenant by using this developed online system.
This article will provide a brief overview of lessor and lessee accounting, followed by a more detailed discussion and analysis of the sale and leaseback provisions in ASC Topic 842.