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
a country or state having a lower rate of taxation than elsewhere
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Culture definitions for tax haven
A place that levies very low taxes or none at all on foreigners.
Monaco and various small Caribbean island nations are famous as tax havens.
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