TRUST ACCOUNT Definition

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TRUST ACCOUNT is a separate bank account, segregated from a brokers own funds, in which the broker is required by state law to deposit all monies collected for clients; in some states called an ESCROW ACCOUNT.

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DEFERRED TAXES refers to all deferred taxes.

SECURED LIABILITY is a liability that has a degree of protection towards satisfaction if unpaid because the debtor has pledged personal/company assets towards satisfaction of that liability; e.g., a property mortgage is a secured liability because the mortgage holder has a guarantee through a lien on the property.

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