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English definition of “tax avoidance”

tax avoidance

noun     TAX
a legal way of reducing the amount of tax a person or company would normally pay : The Inland Revenue estimates that it is losing at least £10 billion a year because of tax avoidance . tax avoidance measures / schemes → Compare tax dodge, tax evasion
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