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tax shelter

n.
A financial arrangement, such as the use of special depletion allowances, that reduces taxes on current earnings.

tax′-shel′tered (-shĕl′tərd) adj.

tax shelter

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) commerce a form into which business or financial activities may be organized to minimize taxation

tax′ shel`ter


n.
any financial arrangement, as an investment that reduces or eliminates the taxes due.
tax′-shel`tered, adj.
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Noun1.tax shelter - a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
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The IRS considered these transactions to be tax shelters.
CalCPA-sponsored AB 1868 (Bermudez), which would correct the practice privilege statute that went into effect January 2006, made it to the governor despite opposition that mistakenly thought the legislation could allow the sale or promotion of abusive tax shelters to Californians with impunity.
KPMG has avoided the fate of Arthur Andersen by admitting to criminal tax fraud over the long-simmering issue of "abusive" tax shelters and settling with the U.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax professionals who have assisted taxpayers in the use of tax shelters to avoid paying taxes and persons who have participated in the tax shelter transactions since 2001 are running out of time to report the transactions and amend their tax returns.
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A popular choice among real estate investors seeking a 1031 replacement property is Tenant-in-Common (TIC) ownership, or fractional interest As a TIC owner, you have an undivided fractional interest in ,an entire property and share in your portion of the net income, tax shelters, and appreciation.
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In recent years, there has been a proliferation in the use of illicit tax shelters by major U.
Money magazine found that Elizabeth Dole's two biggest tax shelters saved her and her husband, Bob Dole, more than $298,000 in taxes between 1983 and 1994.