escrow account


Definitions (2)

1.Accounting: Account in which funds are accumulated for specific disbursements.
2.Banking: Account to which an accountholder makes monthly or other periodic deposits, and authorizes the bank to withdraw funds to pay for certain fixed obligations such as taxes, rent, insurance premium.

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  • The escrow account was growing larger over time and our analysts could not pinpoint precisely why the taxes were not getting paid.

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  • You may want to set some money aside in an escrow account for a rainy day as a sort of emergency fund if you need it.

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  • My dad was telling me how he had an escrow account and that made me kind of surprised because I had no idea he was involved in that kind of accounting.

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