tax avoidance


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tax avoidance

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) reduction or minimization of tax liability by lawful methods. Compare tax evasion
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Noun1.tax avoidance - the minimization of tax liability by lawful methods
minimisation, minimization - the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
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