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tax shelternoun [C]

 us   /ˈtæks ˌʃel·tər/
a ​financialarrangement by which a ​person can ​avoidpaying the ​government the ​usualpercentage of ​moneyearned from investments or ​income
(Definition of tax shelter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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tax shelternoun [C]

uk   us   TAX, FINANCE
a way of ​investing or ​spendingmoney that ​allows a ​person or a ​company to ​avoidtax or to ​pay less ​tax than they would ​normally: Some high-earners ​managed to ​avoidincometax by ​moving their ​income into various ​taxshelters. The ​profession has ​moved into the ​aggressiveselling of ​taxshelters.
tax-sheltered
adjective
Make ​full use of any tax-sheltered ​retirementaccountsoffered by your ​company.
(Definition of tax shelter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tax shelter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合法避税手段…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合法避稅手段…
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