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Did you know that:Prosecution is less likely when child victims are younger than age 7,when children are related to the perpetrator, and when they suffer less severe offenses.
Did you know that:Police investigate most reported crimes involving juvenile victims, but arrests are made in only a minority of such cases. When an arrest is made, most cases are referred to prosecutors, but the proportion that prosecutors accept varies from about 50 to 75 percent.
Did you know that:Although victims may file claims at any point in the criminal justice process, police referrals prompt many claims. An offender does not need to be convicted for compensation to be awarded to a victim.
Did you know that:Nationwide, of those victims receiving compensation, 22 percent were child abuse victims (National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards,2003), and more than $37 million were provided for services for these victims.
Did you know that:Interestingly, more than half of the $37 Million allocation was spent in California, which has an active record of using victim compensation to support psychotherapy for child victims.
Did you know that:Studies report that 12 percent to 31 percent of children in prosecuted cases testify at pretrial proceedings. If the case goes to trial, the child may testify again, often in conjunction with prior meetings with the prosecutor. However, because so many cases end with guilty pleas, relatively few children have to testify in trial court.
Did you know that:Nationally, more than 45,000 claims were approved for victims age 17 and younger,but more may be eligible. A perception exists that many victims are unaware of the availability of victim compensation funds.
Did you know that:Data from 14 studies of cases in which offenders were prosecuted for child abuse reveal that 54 percent (the median rate) of convicted offenders were incarcerated.
Did you know that:When cases involving child victims are sent forward without dismissal, the likelihood that the offender will plead guilty is high.According to a review of 19 studies examining the prosecution of child abuse cases,an average of 82 percent of offenders against children pled guilty to at least some charge.
Did you know that:As part of an investigation, approximately 22 percent of victimized children will receive a medical exam (National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards, 2003b). Victims of sexual abuse and physical abuse involving injury are more likely to receive such exams.
tax rate - The tax rate for each taxing body is computed separately. To arrive at a tax rate, the total monies needed for the coming fiscal year are divided by the total assessments of all real estate located within the taxing body's jurisdiction.
Tax sale - The public sale of a property by the government for nonpayment of taxes.
Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (TRA 97) - Enacted by the United State Congress and effective May 7, 1997, TRA '97 provides for broader exemption from capital gains taxes on the profits on the sale of a personal residence. Replaces the old provision for a "one-time" exemption of $125,000 for sellers over age 55.
Tax lien - An impediment placed against a property, such as back taxes.
Tax Reform Act of 1986 (TRA 86) - Sweeping revisions to the income tax laws, enacted by the United State Congress in 1986, that lowered tax rates and eliminated many tax shelters.
Tax shelter - A term often applied to real estate investment and refers to various tax advantages.
tax liability - Real estate taxable income multiplied by the tax rate.
tax savings (capital expenditure) - Entry on the tenant’s Cash Flow Form. It refers to any tax savings associated with any capital expenditure by the tenant in terms of the site or major, unusual business expenses incurred to make the new office efficient for the business. The amount of tax savings is calculated by multiplying the annual deduction amount by the tenant’s tax rate.
taxable income - Adjusted gross income less personal deductions and exemptions.
tax savings (annual expense) - Entry on the tenant’s Cash Flow Form. All annual expenses incurred by the tenant are tax deductible. The tax savings are calculated by multiplying the annual deduction by the tenant’s tax rate.