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any financial arrangement (as a certain kind of investment or allowance) that results in a reduction or elimination of taxes due.
(commerce) a form into which business or financial activities may be organized to minimize taxation

tax shelter definition

A type of investment that allows a reduction in one’s taxable income. Examples include investments in pension plans and real estate.


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  • Tax-title

    noun, Law. 1. a title, acquired by the purchaser at a forced sale of property for nonpayment of taxes.

  • Tax with

    Charge, accuse, as in He was taxed with betraying his fellows. [ Mid-1600s ]

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    noun 1. a period of twelve months used by a government as a basis for calculating taxes

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