tax haven


noun
  1. a foreign country or corporation used to avoid or reduce income taxes, especially by investors from another country.

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British Dictionary definitions for tax haven

tax haven

noun
  1. a country or state having a lower rate of taxation than elsewhere

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Cultural definitions for tax haven

tax haven

A place that levies very low taxes or none at all on foreigners.

Notes for tax haven

Monaco and various small Caribbean island nations are famous as tax havens.

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