tax avoision


tax avoision

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  • tax avoision — /ˈtæks əvɔɪʒən/ (say taks uhvoyzhuhn) noun strategies to avoid taxation which are in the grey area between avoidance (legal claims) and evasion (fraud) …   Australian English dictionary

  • avoision — (uh.VOY.zhun) n. The gray area of ambiguous acts that fall between legal avoidance and illegal evasion of the law s proscriptions. adj. Example Citations: Inheritance tax does not leave the rich dazzled in the headlights of their own mortality.… …   New words

  • avoision — noun Non payment of tax that cannot clearly be seen as either tax avoidance, which is legal, or tax evasion, which is illegal. Syn: tax avoision …   Wiktionary

  • avoision — /əˈvɔɪʒən/ (say uh voyzhuhn) noun a strategy that takes advantage of the grey area between what is legal, acceptable, etc., and what is not, especially in relation to tax. See tax avoision. {blend of avoidance and evasion} …   Australian English dictionary

  • avoision — To keep away, refrain from doing something or seeing someone, etc. Commonly mistaken as evasion or avoiding. Coined by the news reader Kent Brockman. Krusty the clown was arrested for tax avoision …   Dictionary of american slang

  • avoision — To keep away, refrain from doing something or seeing someone, etc. Commonly mistaken as evasion or avoiding. Coined by the news reader Kent Brockman. Krusty the clown was arrested for tax avoision …   Dictionary of american slang

  • avoision — /ə voiˈzhən/ noun A portmanteau word coined by the Institution of Economic Affairs in 1979 to represent a compromise, and blurring of the moral distinction, between tax avoidance (which is legal) and tax evasion (which is illegal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • carry tax — (CAYR.ee taks) n. A tax imposed on the currency holdings of individuals and companies, particularly banks. Example Citation: The most egregious examples of governmental invasion of privacy relate to two of the most intimate areas in life your… …   New words

  • Bill Gates tax — (bil GAYTS taks) n. The amount of money out of the price of a new personal computer that goes to Microsoft in the form of operating system licensing fees and other charges. Example Citation: Even if the court extracts a penalty on Microsoft s PC… …   New words

  • sidewalk tax — (SYD.wok taks) n. Money solicited by and given to panhandlers. Example Citation: And for property owners in Rosedale, the hike in property taxes, combined with what Ms. Breslauer calls a sidewalk tax paid to panhandlers, is a common complaint.… …   New words