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Meaning of “tax evasion” in the English Dictionary

"tax evasion" in British English

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tax evasionnoun [U]

uk   us  
ways of ​illegallypaying less ​tax than you should
(Definition of tax evasion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tax evasion" in Business English

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tax evasionnoun [U]

uk   us   TAX, ACCOUNTING
illegalmethods used by ​people or ​companies to ​reduce the ​tax they ​pay, or a particular ​situation where this ​happens: He was arrested in October on ​charges of ​taxevasion and ​fraud. Tax ​evasionschemes were ​responsible for over £16m of ​frauds last ​year. fight/crack down on/curb tax evasion Government ​plans to crack down on ​taxevasion have ​met with ​protests from ​businessmen. taxevasioncase/​charges/​trialbe accused of/charged with/found guilty of tax evasion Three ​executives were ​charged with ​taxevasion and harboring ​illegalaliens.
(Definition of tax evasion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tax evasion”
in Chinese (Simplified) (非法)逃税…
in Chinese (Traditional) (非法)逃稅…
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