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tax shelter

noun
1.
any financial arrangement (as a certain kind of investment or allowance) that results in a reduction or elimination of taxes due.
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tax-sheltered, adjective
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tax shelter

noun
1.
(commerce) a form into which business or financial activities may be organized to minimize taxation
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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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