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The company is understood to deny that its 43 scheme constituted avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 2012 the firm was again back in the spotlight following a leaked tax avoidance scheme which they allegedly considered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Here at the G20 we've decided to do more to stop aggressive tax avoidance and fight corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than 100 of those players are holding a total of 60m in complex tax avoidance schemes designed to shield their enormous wealth from the taxman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why we have clamped down on stamp duty avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What people are worried about is aggressive tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The taxman has launched various investigations in recent years to tackle avoidance and fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The schemes are not thought of as an aggressive avoidance tactic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its thrust is to tackle perceived tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So what about the middle ground between tax planning and aggressive tax avoidance? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Liberty was one of the largest and most aggressive avoidance schemes available. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hence all the interest in its aggressive tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Individuals who have already signed up to a stamp duty avoidance scheme could also find themselves subject to retrospective action. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the avoidance of doubt, not all at the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For the avoidance of doubt, no one connected with the club has been questioned or arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Accountants strongly advise against using stamp duty avoidance schemes, though most are not illegal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She wants to see the Government follow through on promises to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)From a business perspective, speeches in all parties focused on plans to tackle tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The charity was in fact an avoidance scheme that allowed it to claim 46 million in tax relief. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is one glaring link connecting all the celebrities caught using dodgy tax avoidance schemes - they are male. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These are mostly measures specifically designed to boost the economy, so are doing the opposite of the controversial avoidance schemes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In addition, it was likely that relief would not be given if the transaction was part of a tax avoidance scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money is being spent by the charity regulator to manage a massive tax avoidance scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is HMRC targeting other stamp duty avoidance? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tax experts raised concerns about how HMRC would tackle tax avoidance from now on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said that he had repaid the money'for the avoidance of doubt '. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For the avoidance of doubt, he hasn't. The Sun (2010)Owning British property through offshore companies is not illegal but can offer tax advantages, including stamp duty avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: avoidance NOUN
Avoidance of someone or something is the act of avoiding them.
...the avoidance of stress.
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