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tax evasion

Syllabification: tax e·va·sion

Definition of tax evasion in English:

noun

The illegal nonpayment or underpayment of tax. Compare with tax avoidance.
Example sentences
  • By all means crack down on illegal tax evasion and money laundering.
  • On the contrary, in India, corruption, tax evasion, cheating and bribery have eaten into our vitals.
  • Charges including bribery and tax evasion are among the ten counts of the ethics code he is accused of violating.

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