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tax evasion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tax
tax evasionˈtax eˌvasion noun [uncountable]  PETthe crime of paying too little taxtax avoidance
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tax evasionAgnew was later forced to resign over a little unforeseen matter of bribes and tax evasion stemming from his years in Maryland.While serving a federal prison sentence for mail fraud and tax evasion, .Later he pleaded guilty to mail fraud and tax evasion in connection with defrauding Rose clients of nearly $ 400,000.He is a vain, devious showman accused of bribery, tax evasion, fraud and mafia connections.Far be it from us to condone tax evasion.He soon became a Republican, and he finally spent time in prison for income tax evasion.And once tax evasion becomes a habit it will continue even after lower tax rates are introduced.It would have been interesting to see the teachers' reactions to questions about profits from burglary or tax evasion rather than investment.
From Longman Business Dictionarytax evasionˈtax eˌvasion noun [uncountable]TAXLAW illegal ways of paying less taxHe pleaded guilty to charges of bank fraud and tax evasion. compare tax avoidancetax evader noun [countable]Monaco was accused of being a paradise for tax evaders.
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