Real Estate Terms Dictionary
Certificate of Nonattachment of Federal Tax Lien
Definition of 'Certificate of Nonattachment of Federal Tax Lien'
The Certificate of Nonattachment of Federal Tax Lien is a document certifying that the property has no federal liens "attached" to it.
What is a 'Certificate of Nonattachment of Federal Tax Lien':
When buying a property, it is advisable that the future owner ask for a Certificate of Nonattachment of Federal Tax Lien for the property. Having this certificate can prove especially important, preventing future errors, in cases where a property's future owner has a similar name to its current owner.
The glossary is intended to provide real estate professionals and home buyers with a basic understanding of various specialized terms related to legal rights over a property. All terms appear in public records such as ACRIS. We do not take responsibility for the legal accuracy of the definitions provided and ask that use of these explanations in a legal setting be made only after checking with a lawyer or another specialist in the field.