tax haven


tax haven
A country that levies low taxes on foreign businesses.

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  • tax haven — index shelter (tax benefit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 tax haven …   Law dictionary

  • tax haven — tax havens N COUNT A tax haven is a country or place which has a low rate of tax so that people choose to live there or register companies there in order to avoid paying higher tax in their own countries …   English dictionary

  • tax haven — tax .haven n a place where people go to live to avoid paying high taxes in their own country …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tax haven — tax ,haven noun count a place where people go to live or where they keep their money so that they do not have to pay higher taxes in their home country …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tax haven — ► NOUN ▪ a country or autonomous area where taxes are levied at a low rate …   English terms dictionary

  • Tax haven — A tax haven is a place where certain taxes are levied at a low rate or not at all. Individuals and/or firms can find it attractive to move themselves to areas with lower tax rates. This creates a situation of tax competition among governments.… …   Wikipedia

  • Tax haven — A nation with a moderate level of taxation and/or liberal tax incentives for undertaking specific activities such as exporting or investing. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * tax haven ˈtax ˌhaven noun [countable] TAX a place where… …   Financial and business terms

  • tax haven — A nation with a moderate level of taxation and/or liberal tax incentives for undertaking specific activities such as exporting or investing. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * tax haven ˈtax ˌhaven noun [countable] TAX a place where people go… …   Financial and business terms

  • tax haven — A country or area that has a low rate of tax and therefore offers advantages to retired wealthy individuals or to companies that can arrange their affairs so that their tax liability falls at least partly in the low tax haven. In the case of… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • tax haven — A country or independent area that has a low rate of tax and therefore offers advantages to wealthy individuals or to companies that can arrange their affairs so that their tax liability falls at least partly in the low tax haven. In the case of… …   Accounting dictionary

  • Tax Haven — A country that offers foreign individuals and businesses little or no tax liability in a politically and economically stable environment. Tax havens also provide little or no financial information to foreign tax authorities. Individuals and… …   Investment dictionary


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